Joe Cormier
Linebacker; Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-05-03) May 3, 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College: University of Southern California
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 10 / Pick: 259
Debuted in 1986 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Joseph (Joe) Daily Cormier (born May 3, 1963) is a former American football linebacker and tight end for the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).[1]

Early lifeEdit

Cormier was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended high school at Junípero Serra High School (Gardena, California), where he excelled in football, basketball, and track and field.[2][3] Cormier currently serves as Serra's Alumni Relations and Development Director.[4]


Heavily recruited out of high school, Cormier starred as a three-year letterman for the University of Southern California Trojans football team.[5] In 1984, Cormier caught a touchdown pass during the Trojans' Rose Bowl victory against the Ohio State Buckeyes.[6] In the 1985 season, he caught a team-leading 44 receptions for the Trojans, played in the Aloha Bowl, and was named an All Pac-10 Selection.[7][8][9]


Cormier was selected in the 10th Round of the 1985 Draft by the Minnesota Vikings and played in the 1987-1990 seasons for the Los Angeles Raiders.[10][11]


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