Parents are Robert and Mary...initials stand for Joseph Charles...recruited by Arizona, Utah, Utah State and Weber State...majoring in physical education.
All-county and all-state as a linebacker at Clearfield High...lettered in football, track and wrestling...team won region championship three years...coached by John Flint (Utah State).
Started at linebacker for the junior varsity...voted the outstanding JV player by the coaches.
Did not attend school.
Second-team All-WAC...Wilson Diamond player of the game vs. Utah and co-player of the game vs. Hawai'i...linebacker of the week vs. Utah State, Washington, Wyoming, UTEP, Hawai'i, Oregon State and Utah...broke thumb against UTEP...had two interceptions.