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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)


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.



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)


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












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