Joe Gembis

Joe Gembis

Gembis from 1929 Michiganensian
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1907-09-29)September 29, 1907
Died July 5, 1969(1969-07-05) (aged 61)
Mayfield, Michigan
Playing career
19261929 Michigan
Position(s) Fullback, placekicker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
19321945 Wayne State (MI)
Head coaching record
Overall 42518

Joseph G. "Dynamite Joe" Gembis (September 29, 1907 July 5, 1969) was an American football player and coach.

Gembis carrying ball against Iowa, 1928

He played college football at the University of Michigan from 1926 to 1929 as a fullback and placekicker. He played semi-professional football in 1930 for the Ironton Tanks. He later served as the head coach at Wayne State University from 1932 to 1945, compiling a career college football record of 42518 (.455).


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