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Center   1984

Read a 2009 Joe Bock Interview


Houston Gamblers All-Time Team Member

Long Snapper

Born: July 21, 1959, Rochester, NY

Height: 6-04     Weight: 250

College: University of Virginia

Acquired: Gamblers' 22nd pick from the Birmingham Stallions in the 1983 USFL Veteran Allocation Draft (Sept. 6-7)

Pro Bio: Was on the Gamblers' roster for 15 games during the 1984 season.

Entered the USFL in 1983 with the Washington Federals... Was released prior to the start of the season and acquired by the Birmingham Stallions, where he appeared in 16 games... Was also in two NFL training camps, with the Bills in 1981 and the Jets in 1982.

College Bio: Played for Virginia as a defensive tackle from 1977-1981... Lettered in 1979 and 1980... Recorded 32 tackles and one sack as a senior.

Personal: Attended East Rochester High School... Graduated from Virginia in 1981.

Highlights of the famous "Joe Bock Game" played Week 18 of the 1984 season against the Memphis Showboats.



Dale Walters and Joe Bock at the Gamblers Reunion on June 12, 2010


Dr. Jerry Argovitz, Joe Bock and son


Joe Bock in the parking lot of the Houston Crowne Plaza Hotel on June 11, 2010