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|Date of birth||August 18, 1967|
|Place of birth||Friedrichshafen, Germany|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||301 lb (137 kg)|
|College||Eastern Illinois University|
|High school||Thornton Fractional North High School|
|1991–1995||Green Bay Packers|
Ivan "John" Jurkovic (born August 18, 1967) is a former American football player currently employed as a broadcaster. He grew up in Calumet City, Illinois. Jurkovic played professionally as a defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns. Jurkovic was a fan favorite in Green Bay for his boisterous personality. He attended Thornton Fractional North High School and Eastern Illinois University.
His younger brother, Mirko Jurkovic, played football with him at Thornton Fractional North High School and then on the offensive line at the University of Notre Dame where he was an All-American. Mirko died January 9, 2013 from cancer.
- (2013-01-10) Former T.F. North, Notre Dame star Mirko Jurkovic dies after long battle with cancer NWI.com. Retrieved 2013-01-10.
- John Jurkovic Archived 2010-11-02 at the Wayback Machine.
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