Joe Alton Delaney was an American football running back who played two seasons in the National Football League. In his two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, Delaney set four franchise records that would stand for more than 20 years. He was a two-time All-American athlete for the Northwestern State Demons football team, as well as a track and field star. Delaney played two seasons with the Chiefs and was chosen as the AFC Rookie of the Year in 1981 by United Press International. Delaney died on June 29, 1983 while attempting to rescue three children from drowning in a pond in Monroe in northeastern Louisiana. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Citizen's Medal from U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan. While not officially retired, his jersey number while playing for the Chiefs, No. 37, has not been worn since his death.
|Date of birth:||October 30, 1958|
|Place of birth:||Henderson, Texas|
|Date of death:||June 29, 1983 (age)|
|Place of death:||Monroe, Louisiana|
|High school:||Haughton, (Haughton, Louisiana)|
|NFL Draft:||1981 / Round: 2/ Pick: 41|
|IMDb:||Joe Delaney's IMDb|
About Joe Delaney
Fitness guru and YouTuber who first rose to fame in 2016 starring on the fourth season of MTV's Ex on the Beach. He is also known for his online personal training system JD Fitness and has gained more than 180,000 on YouTube.
Both of his parents were fitness buffs and thus during his schooling years he was incredibly active in sports. Inspired his older brother's success, when he got to college he began weight training.
Not only is he a certified personal trainer, but he also has a bachelor's degree in mathematics.
His ex-girlfriend Gina Barrett surprised him by appearing in the second episode of Ex on the Beach.
Both he and Helen Briggs were starting cast members on the fourth season of Ex on the Beach.
Information related to Joe Delaney
- Delaney Athletic Conference - Delaney Athletic Conference consists of 15 high schools from Northern and Central Virginia. The Delaney Athletic Conference is named after Joe Delaney, a former athlete from Northwestern State University.
- Sportspeople from Ruston, Louisiana
- Northwestern State Demons football players
- Presidential Citizens Medal recipients