"Joe was Buffalo's most consistent offensive lineman in 1974. He has started for the Bills in every regular season game since joining the club as a rookie. He's excellent at pulling to lead running plays and is a strong pass blocker as well. Joe is expected to show continued improvement
One of the Bills' two number one draft choices in 1973, Joe was named to the NFL All-Rookie team by UPI. Joe is expected to show continued improvement as he becomes more experienced.
Joe was an offensive guard and a tackle for Duffy Daugherty at Michigan State. He was three times an All-Big 10 choice and made the All-America team as a senior. Selected UPI Lineman of the Week following the 1972 Michigan State-Purdue game, Joe earned invitations to the North-South Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl.
His Michigan State major was criminal justice and he hopes to work in the area of juvenile probation. Handball and basketball are his favorite spare time pursuits. Joe comes from a family of 10 children."
-Buffalo Bills 1975 Yearbook