Joe Minucci (born November 6, 1981) is a former American football defensive lineman
who played four seasons in the Arena Football League
with the Nashville Kats
and Cleveland Gladiators
. He played college football
at University of Delaware
. He was also a member of the New York Jets
, Tennessee Valley Vipers
, Tennessee Titans
, New Orleans Saints
and Baltimore Ravens
Minucci played for the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
from 1999 to 2002, earning All-Atlantic 10 Conference
honors his senior season in 2002 and helping the Hens advance to the 2000 NCAA Division I-AA
championship playoff semifinals.
New York Jets
Minucci signed with the New York Jets on June 25, 2003 after going undrafted in the 2003 NFL Draft
. He was released by the Jets on July 15, 2003.
Tennessee Valley Vipers
Minucci played for the Tennessee Valley Vipers of the af2
Minucci was signed by the Nashville Kats on October 14, 2004. He played for the Kats from 2005 to 2007, earning Second Team All-Arena
honors in 2006 and All-Rookie Team recognition in 2005.
Minucci signed with the Tennessee Titans on July 19, 2005. He was released by the Titans on August 29, 2005.
New Orleans Saints
Minucci was signed by the New Orleans Saints on August 3, 2006. He was released by the Saints on September 2, 2006.
Minucci was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad on January 7, 2007.
Minucci was selected by the Cleveland Gladiators with the first overall pick in the AFL Dispersal Draft on October 26, 2007.
He played for the Gladiators during the 2008 season
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Category:Players of American football from New York (state)
Category:American football defensive linemen
Category:Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football players
Category:Tennessee Valley Vipers players
Category:Nashville Kats players
Category:Cleveland Gladiators players
Category:People from Lindenhurst, New York