|Date of birth:March 12, 1912|
|Place of birth: Iron River, Michigan|
|Date of death: October 31, 1995(aged 83)|
|Place of death: Harper Woods, Michigan|
|College: Western Michigan|
|Debuted in 1939 for the Chicago Cardinals|
|Last played in 1945 for the Green Bay Packers|
As assistant coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Joel Gregory Mason (March 12, 1912 – October 31, 1995) was a player in the National Football League.
Professional football career
Mason played with the Chicago Cardinals during the 1939 NFL season. After two seasons away from the NFL, he would play four seasons with the Green Bay Packers. During his time with them he was a member of the 1944 NFL Champion Packers.
College coaching career
After retiring from professional football, Mason became and assistant football coach at Wayne State University, and soon after became Wayne State's head basketball coach. Mason coached basketball for 18 years, from 1948 to 1966, winning 186 games and making one NCAA tournament appearance, in 1956.
Head coaching record
|Wayne State Warriors (Independent) (1948–1955)|
|Wayne State Warriors (Presidents' Athletic Conference) (1955–1966)|
|1955–56||Wayne State||18-3||6-0||1st||NCAA Sweet Sixteen|
|Wayne State:||186–173 (.518)||53–51 (.510)|
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