Joe Rooney (American football)

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Joe Rooney
Position: End / Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1898-08-28)August 28, 1898
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Date of death: March 4, 1979(1979-03-04) (aged 80)
Place of death: St. Louis County, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 177 lb (80 kg)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Joseph Patrick Rooney (August 28, 1898 – March 4, 1979) was a professional football player from Ottawa, Ontario. After attending high school in Virginia, Minnesota, Rooney made his professional debut in the early years of National Football League in 1923 with the Duluth Kelleys. He played for the Kelleys, Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals, Pottsville Maroons and Rock Island Independents during his 7-year career.[1]


  1. ^ "JOE ROONEY". Retrieved April 16, 2015.