Joe Gibbs

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Joe Jackson Gibbs, not to be confused with the Joe Gibbs of Reggae, is a modern renaissance man of sports. He is well known for both Joe Gibbs Racing and his career in football.

He was born November 25th, 1940. In high school, he was a football player. He was a star player. He was the star quarterback at Sante Fe High school in Santa Fe Springs, CA. By 1966, he graduated college with a master's degree.

Then, after college, he went from Joe Gibbs football player to Joe Gibbs football coach. He began is football coaching career. He began right before getting his masters, as the offensive line coach at his alma mater. After graduating, he was offensive line coach at Florida State. He bounced around in the college circuit, coaching at Southern California and also Arkansas. After nearly a decade of coaching, he rose to the NFL. He spent eight years serving under other coaches, primarily in offensive coach positions. Finally in 1981 he became head coach of the Washington Redskins. He spent another decade coaching the Redskins and did a fantastic job, even winning Superbowl XVII in his second year as coach. By the end of his football career, he won three Superbowls. He retired in 93 citing health problems and a desire to see more of his family as the reason. By 1996 he was inducted into the pro football hall of fame.

Joe Gibbs racing

In 1992 He created a Nascar team called Joe Gibbs Racing. His first sponsor was Interstate Batteries and his first driver was Dale Jarrett. He has had four drivers in his Interstate Batteries car, the most current one being a man named Kyle Busch. Kyle also owns a car for his own team, Kyle Busch Motorsports. This man has done well in Nascar, winning a Nascar Championship in 2009. Three cars were fielded by the team in the NHRA ( National Hot Rod Association ). In 1999, Gibbs also aquired another Nascar team known as Diamond Ridge Motorsports. This just adds further eclecticism to this mans career.

J.D. Gibbs, who is Joe's son, is now the President of Joe Gibbs racing. He took over for his dad since Joe returned to football. the Joe Gibbs racing team has taken home 5 Nascar Championships in all. All in all, anyone affiliated with this man in the world of Nascar has generally found great success, making Joe Gibbs Racing Jobs fairly coveted positions.

Joe Gibbs Sales

Joe Gibbs racing store is also related to the team. There is a company called Joe Gibbs Driven, which sells all different kinds of oil, including racing oil (synthetic and petroleum), high performance oil, break-in oil, gear oil. They also sell other types of fluids that a car craves, including manual transmission fluid, power steering fluid, and coolant system protection fluid (CSP). The sell cleaning products, and some parts, including high performance oil filters and air filters. There is also a Joe Gibbs Performance racing shop that produces automative parts as well as trucks. Joe's son, Coy Gibbs, runs Joe Gibbs Performance. The quintessential Joe Gibbs truck for sale is the JGP chevy silverado truck. There is also a Tahoe truck. For parts they have superchargers, tires and wheels for sale. Coy also runs Joe Gibbs Motorsports team called Joe Gibbs Racing MX. This takes the Gibbs family into the world of motocross racing.

There is also an official store that sells regular merchandise, such as t-shirts, hats, and the like. They are online, but the Joe Gibbs Racing address is 13415 Reese Blvd, West Huntersville, NC. The zipcode is 28078.

Joe Gibbs book, game plan for life, is another product available for sale, that tells his story. Given his prolific career in various sports, it is an inspiring tale. There is even a video blog for game plan for life. He also co-authored some books, including Joe Gibbs: Fourth and One and Racing to Win.

Joe Gibbs Quotes

  • A winning effort begins with preparation.
  • When I told Pat, she said you're going to ruin your good name. After the first year, we're halfway there.
  • People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.
  • Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.
  • I'd say for us, obviously we have a long way to go. We're going to have to go home. We've got a lot of work to do.
  • I could have returned his phone calls, but it was off-season.

Joe Gibbs Fame

In addition to all the fame of the 'real world' media, Joe has even picked up some online fame. There is a Joe Gibbs wikipedia page, as all as other Joe Gibbs wiki sites. There is even Joe Gibbs racing twitter. This man has had a long career, and it isn't over yet. He has had, and continues to have, a huge impact on the sports world overall. And friends and family of this man also wield influence in the sports world, which seems to be related back to him. He truly deserves all of the fame and credit he deserves.