Joe Tereshinski Sr.

Joe Tereshinski Sr.
No. 37, 89
Position: End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-12-07)December 7, 1923
Place of birth: Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania
Date of death: June 9, 2013(2013-06-09) (aged 89)
Place of death: Athens, Georgia
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1946 / Round: 13 / Pick: 119
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards: 451
Interceptions: 1
Touchdowns: 4
Player stats at

Joseph Peter Tereshinski Sr. (December 7, 1923 – June 9, 2013) was an American football tight end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Georgia and was drafted in the thirteenth round of the 1946 NFL Draft.

Tereshinski was the father of former Georgia Bulldogs Joe Tereshinski Jr. and Wally Tereshinski. He was also the grandfather of former Bulldogs quarterback Joe Tereshinski III and John Tereshinski, a former tight end of Wake Forest. He died at an assisted living facility in Athens, Georgia, in 2013.[1]


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