American Football Database
Joe West
No. 85     Calgary Stampeders
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-02-01) February 1, 1984 (age 38)
Place of birth: Melbourne, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: Texas-El Paso
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 2008)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status: Import
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at
Career UFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions     16
Receiving yards     193
Receiving TDs     1
Stats at

Joe Davis West, Jr. (born February 1, 1984 in Melbourne, Florida) is a gridiron football wide receiver who is currently on the practice roster of the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Texas-El Paso.

West has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints, Sacramento Mountain Lions, and St. Louis Rams. He is the younger brother of Major League Baseball pitcher Tracy Thorpe.

Professional career


Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 1⅛ in 213 lb 4.52 s 1.50 s 2.62 s 4.33 s 6.96 s 32 in 9 ft 5 in x rep x

Dallas Cowboys

After going undrafted in the 2008 NFL Draft, West was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. He was waived on June 19.

New Orleans Saints

West was signed by the New Orleans Saints, only to be waived during final cuts on August 30, 2008. He was subsequently re-signed to the team's practice squad.

California Redwoods

West was drafted by the California Redwoods of the United Football League in the UFL Premiere Season Draft in 2009. He signed with the team on August 18.[2]

Calgary Stampeders

On May 7, 2012 West headed north to sign as a free agent with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.[3]

Joe West caught his first CFL touchdown in the Stampeders' 17–10 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on August 25, 2012.[4][5] Calgary head coach John Hufnagel commented on West after the game: "He executed his assignments well. That's exactly what we got him for."[6]


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