Brian Jozwiak

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Brian Jozwiak
No. 73
Position: Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1963-06-20) June 20, 1963 (age 55)
Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Catonsville (MD)
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 28
Games started: 3
Player stats at

Brian Joseph Jozwiak (born June 20, 1963) is a former American football offensive lineman who played college football at West Virginia University before playing professionally for the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League.

Early years

Jozwiak was born in Catonsville, Maryland. He began his football career as a defensive tackle in the Baltimore area. Jozwiak earned honorable-mention all-metro player honors while playing for Catonsville High School.

College career

When enrolling at West Virginia, Mountaineers' coach Don Nehlen moved Jozwiak from defensive tackle to offensive lineman. Jozwiak not only led the way for West Virginia ballcarriers, but blocked for Mountaineer quarterback Jeff Hostetler. In 1985, Jozwiak was named a consensus All-American, the sixth Mountaineer ever such honored at that time. He was also named a second team All-American by the Associated Press in 1983.

Professional career

Jozwiak was selected in the first round, 7th overall of the 1986 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He played three pro seasons before suffering a career-ending hip injury.

Post football

As of 2015, Jowziak is residing in North Port, Florida and is a Biology teacher at North Port High School.[1]


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