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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 March 1938Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Kapp was born on March 19, 1938 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Longest Yard (1974), The Frisco Kid (1979) and Breakheart Pass (1975).

Trivia (14)

Quarterbacked the 1969 Minnesota Vikings into Super Bowl IV with a 12-2 record.
Graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, in 1959.
Led the Golden Bears football team in passing and total offense for three straight years (1956-1958), and was named Most Valuable Player for California in 1958.
Quarterbacked California in the 1959 Rose Bowl.
Was named first team All-American at quarterback by Football News and Time Magazine.
Played in the Canadian Football League.
Head football coach for the University of California-Berkeley, from 1982-1986.
As of Dec. 2005 is the only quarterback to play in the Rose Bowl, Canada's Grey Cup, and the Super Bowl.
Kapp was elected to the Canadian Football League hall of fame in 1984.
Played for Calgary (1959-1961) and British Columbia (1961-1966) during his stay in the CFL.
Played in the Grey Cup (the Canadian Football League championship game) in 1963 and 1964, winning it in 1964 as a member of the British Columbia Lions.
Joe is married and has four children. He has two grandchildren.
His son Will played fullback at UC Berkeley. And his grandson Frank Kapp is a tight end on the California Golden Bears.
Owned Kapp's Pizza Bar & Grill in Mountain View California until 2015.

Personal Quotes (1)

"40 for 60" (Forty men for sixty minutes)

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