Joe Perry

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“The Jet”

Joe Perry

16 seasons
9,723 rushing yards
260 receptions
513 career points

16

seasons

9,723

rushing yards

260

receptions

513

career points
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"Football is my life. I’ve given it everything I’ve had and I’ll continue to do so as long as I can do the job."

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(Compton Junior College)...6'0'', 200...Fletcher Joseph Perry. . . Spotted playing service football by pro scouts. . .Signed as free agent by 49ers. . . Extremely quick runner who earned nickname "The Jet". . . First to gain over 1,000 yards two straight years, 1953-1954. . .Career record: 12,532 combined net yards, 9,723 yards rushing, 260 receptions, 513 points. . . Played in three Pro Bowls. . .Born January 22, 1927, in Stevens, Arkansas. . . Died April 25, 2011 at the age of 84.