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Joe Don Looney

 

Joe Don Looney

Date of Birth: October 10, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas

Date of Death: September 24, 1988, in Terlingua, Texas (45 years old)

Source:

New York Times - Published 09/26/88

Did you know?

His father, Don Looney was also a professional football player.  He played with

the 1940 Philadelphia Eagles in 1940 and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1941 & 1942.

Joe Don Looney died when his motorcycle ran off a rural highway and crashed

into a fence on September 24, 1988 near Luna Vista north of Terlingua, Texas.

 

Teams:

1964 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1965 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1966 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1966 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1967 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1969 New Orleans Saints (NFL)

College:

U. of Texas, Texas Christian University (TCU), Cameron Junior College, U. of Oklahoma