Joe Zeno

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Joe Zeno
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1919-06-14)June 14, 1919
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Date of death: January 8, 1992(1992-01-08) (aged 72)
Career information
College: Holy Cross
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 5 / Pick: 36
Debuted in 1942
Last played in 1947
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 42
Games started 21
Interceptions 1
Stats at

Joseph H. Zeno (June 14, 1919 – January 8, 1992) was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Boston Yanks.

Early life[edit]

Zeno was born in Brooklyn, New York and played high school football at Waltham High School in Waltham, Massachusetts. He then went on to play college football at the College of the Holy Cross.

Professional career[edit]

Zeno was drafted in the fifth round of the 1942 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, where he played until 1945. He then played for two more seasons with the Boston Yanks.

Coaching career[edit]

Zeno was head coach of the Santa Paula High School football team for 15 years.[1]


  1. ^ "Cardinals coached by Joe Zeno for 15 great years in the 60s and 70s". Santa Paula Times. Retrieved 2008-02-11.