Joe Hernandez (American football)

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Joe Hernandez
No. 80
Born: (1940-02-09) February 9, 1940 (age 80)
Bakersfield, California
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status American
Position(s) DB
College Arizona
AFL draft 1962 / Round: 5 / Pick: 33
Drafted by Oakland Raiders
NFL draft 1962 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15
Drafted by Washington Redskins
Career history
As player
1963 Edmonton Eskimos
1964 Washington Redskins
19661970 Edmonton Eskimos
CFL West All-Star 1967, 1970
Career stats
Games played 14
Receptions1
Receiving yards18

Jose M. Hernandez (born February 9, 1940 in Bakersfield, California) is a former American and later Canadian football wide receiver who has played in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football league.

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Career

Hernandez played college football at the University of Arizona and was drafted in the second round of the 1962 NFL Draft. Hernandez was also selected in the fifth round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. [1]

Upon his return to the Edmonton Eskimos he switched to playing defensive back and was a two time all-star (1967 and 1970.)

Personal life

Hernandez is of Mexican descent.

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References

  1. "Arizona Daily Star", "Wildcat football team of '61 was led by a `Jackrabbit'" (September 15, 1994, Section: Sports)"