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Joe DiVito
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Date of birth September 2, 1945 (1945-09-02) (age 64)
Place of birth Lynn, Massachusetts
Position(s) Quarterback/Punter
College Boston College
Playing stats Pro Football Reference
Team(s) as a player
1968
1970
Denver Broncos (AFL)
Hartford Knights (ACFL)
Team(s) as a coach/administrator

Joseph Charles DiVito (born September 2, 1945 in Lynn, Massachusetts) is a former quarterback and punter for the Boston College Eagles and the Denver Broncos of the American Football League.

Boston College

DiVito played at Boston College from 1965-1967. He completed 80 of 180 passes for 1,138 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions.

Denver Broncos

DiVito was 1 of 8 quarterbacks to try out for the American Football League's Denver Broncos in 1968, including Steve Tensi, Jim Le Clair, John McCormick, and Marlin Briscoe. He was named the backup quarterback behind incumbent starter Steve Tensi. After Tensi broke his collarbone, DiVito got his chance to be the Broncos #1 quarterback. He completed only 1 of 6 passes for 16 yards before being replaced by wide receiver/defensive back Marlin Briscoe. He also completed 8 punts for a total of 242 yards and a net average of 30.3 yards per punt. He was cut following the 1969 training camp and signed with the Hartford Knights of the Atlantic Coast Football League in 1970 [1].

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