Joe Panos

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Joe Panos
No. 63, 72
Position:Guard / Center
Personal information
Born: (1971-01-24) January 24, 1971 (age 48)
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
College:Wisconsin
NFL Draft:1994 / Round: 3 / Pick: 77
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-America honors (1993)
Career NFL statistics as of 2000
Games played:83
Games started:56
Fumbles recovered:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Joe Panos (born Zois Panagiotopoulos[1][2] on January 24, 1971) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and Buffalo Bills. After Brookfield East High School, he played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he was a walk on and later became captain of the 1994 Rose Bowl team.[3]

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Panos started his college career playing defensive tackle at Division III University of Wisconsin Whitewater. He transferred to The University of Wisconsin Madison and quickly became a starter. H played in 32 consecutive games.[4]

Awards[edit]

  • 1992 Second Team All-Big Ten
  • 1993 1st team All-Big Ten
  • 1993 2nd Team All-American.
  • 1994 Co-Captain of the Rose Bowl Champion team.[4]

Pro football[edit]

Panos was drafted by the Eagles with the 77th pick in the third round of the 1994 NFL Draft.[3] He played in the NFL for 6 years. During his time with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Buffalo Bills he played in 83 games and he started 56 games. He had 17 penalties over his NFL career.[5] He is Now a sports agent with Athletes First, Panos represents Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews, among other NFL players.[6]


Joe Panos NFL Statistics
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles
YEAR Age TM Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Long PD FF FMB FR Yds TD
1994 23 PHI G 63 16 2
1995 24 PHI RG 72 9 9
1996 25 PHI LG 72 16 16
1997 26 PHI LG 72 13 13 0 0 1 0
1998 27 BUF RG 72 16 16
2000 29 BUF 72 13 0
Career 83 56 0 0 1 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lucas, Mike (September 2, 2009). "UW Hall of Fame inductee Joe Panos a driving force behind Badgers' turnaround". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved July 31, 2011.
  2. ^ Larimer, Terry (April 26, 1994). "Review On New Lurie Tunes Show Still Out". The Morning Call. Retrieved July 31, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Radcliffe, JR (24 April 2018). "A compilation of Wisconsin high school players selected in the NFL draft". JSonline.com. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b BATOVSKY, J. "Walk-On U: Wisconsin Badgers' Top Walk-Ons Of The Past 20 Years". bleacherreport. Bleacher Report, Inc. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Joe Panos Zois Panos". pro-football-reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  6. ^ "50. Joe Panos". Lee Enterprises, Incorporated. State Journal Archives. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2019.