Joe Krakoski (defensive back)

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Joe Krakoski
No. 25, 27
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1937-12-18) December 18, 1937 (age 79)
Danville, Illinois
Career information
High school: Westville, Illinois
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 6 / Pick: 72
AFL draft: 1961 / Round: 18 / Pick: 140
(by the Oakland Raiders)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 62
Interceptions: 8
Player stats at

Joseph Andrew Krakoski, Jr. (born December 18, 1937 in Danville, Illinois) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, as well as the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League. Krakoski was a fourteen time letter winner at Westville High School in Westville, Illinois.

He played college football at the University of Illinois where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity.[1] He was drafted in the sixth round of the 1961 NFL Draft, as well as in the 18th round of the 1961 AFL Draft.


  1. ^ Langhammer, Jay (Fall 1985). "Sigma Pis in Pro Football" (PDF). The Emerald of Sigma Pi. Vol. 74 no. 3. p. 21.