Joe Geri
No. 35, 37
Born:October 20, 1924
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died:April 20, 2002(2002-04-20) (aged 77)
Milledgeville, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Quarterback, Running back
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
NFL draft1949 / Round: 4 / Pick: 36
Drafted byPittsburgh Steelers
Career history
As player
1949–1951Pittsburgh Steelers
1952Chicago Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls2

Joe Geri (October 20, 1924 – April 20, 2002) was an American Football quarterback-running back who played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cardinals from 1949 to 1952 in the National Football League. He was a two time Pro Bowler in 1950 and 1951. He is a member of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

Geri played college football in the University of Georgia and was drafted in the 4th round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Steelers. Geri also played punter in his short professional career.[1]


  1. ^ "Joe Geri". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 22, 2014.