Joe Klecko

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Joseph Edward Klecko (born October 15, 1953) is a former American football player as a defensive lineman best remembered for his days as a member of the New York Jets' famed "New York Sack Exchange." Before going to Temple University, and playing under legendary college coach Wayne Hardin (the former Navy coach who coached two Heisman Trophy winners in Joe Bellino '60 and Roger Staubach '63), Klecko played semi-pro football for the Aston (Pa.) Knights of the Seaboard Football League and kept his eligibility by playing under the assumed name "Jim Jones" from fictional "Poland University." He also won two NCAA club boxing titles in the heavyweight division. Klecko played high school football at St. James Catholic High School for Boys in Chester, Pa. Klecko led the Owls in tackles his last three seasons (1974–1976), twice making the All-East team and receiving All-American mention as a junior and senior. He was the ECAC's Rookie of the Week on October 27, 1973 after Temple's 31-8 victory over Delaware in which he had five sacks and 15 tackles. He was inducted into the Temple University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1987.
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