Johnny Joss
Personal information
Date of birth: March 18, 1902
Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of death: March 22, 1955 (age 53)
Place of death: Washington, D.C.
Career information
College: Yale
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
*First-team All-American (1925)

John Hubbard Joss (March 18, 1902 – March 22, 1955) was an American football player. Joss was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1902 and attended the Taft School in Connecticut before enrolling at Yale College.[1] He played college football at the tackle position for the Yale Bulldogs football team, was captain of the 1925 Yale Bulldogs football team,[2][3] and was selected by Liberty magazine and the New York Sun as a first-team player on the 1925 College Football All-America Team.[4][5]


  1. History of the Class of 1926 (Yale College), p. 57.
  2. History of the Class of 1926 (Yale College), p. 190.
  3. "Joss, Yale Football Captain, Is Warned Further Absences May Mean His Expulsion". The New York Times. March 10, 1925.
  4. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1157. ISBN 1401337031.
  5. "Here's An All-American Picked By New York Sun Favors Eastern Players". Hamilton Evening Journal. 1925-11-28.

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