- IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2009)
Joe won football letters in 1975-78 and was co-captain in both 1977 and 1978. He was a linebacker who was IU Most Valuable Player in 1977 and 1978. Joe was named All-Big Ten in
1978 and was second team All-American by NEA in 1978. He played in the 1978 Hula Bowl
and the 1978 Japan Bowl where he was named Defensive MVP. Later went on
to play professionally with the Seattle Seahawks.