Joe Campbell

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From Salesianum, Joe went on to earn All-American honors as a defensive tackle at the University of Maryland. Campbell played in five  bowl games (Cotton, Peach, Liberty, Hula and Japan). He
won University of Maryland’s “Sylvester Watts” award in 1976 as the student typifying the best in inter-collegiate athletics. Campbell was the New Orleans Saints (NFL) #1 draft pick in 1977. Playing
at 6’6″ and 250 pounds, he was used as a defensive end by the Saints and on special teams with the Raiders and Tampa Bay. He won a Super Bowl ring with the 1981 Oakland Raiders. He played 66 games in
his seven year NFL career, starting 26 games and playing in all the Raiders’ play-off games. Joe called it a career with the USFL Washington Federals in 1983.



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