St. Joseph graduate Jack Corcoran to be inducted into SJ Wrestling Hall of Fame | Live high school

2006 state wrestling championship

Jack Corcoran celebrates winning the 215-pound State Championship for St. Joseph, beating DJ Russo of Lenape in a 6-4 decision on March 12, 2006 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Corcoran will be inducted into the South Jersey Wrestling Hall of Fame on November 6, 2021.

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Jack Corcoran, a 2006 St. Joseph High School graduate who went on to play in the NFL, will be one of six grapplers to be inducted into the South Jersey Wrestling Hall of Fame.

The induction banquet will be held on November 6 at 6 p.m. at Masso’s Catering in Glassboro. Corcoran will be joined by Duke DiJoseph from Cumberland Regional / Paulsboro, Frank Cornely and Anthony Trongone from Camden Catholic, Brian Farnham from Haddon Township and Alex Silvestro from Paulsboro.

Corcoran, of Atlantic City, was a two-time District 31 champion and two-time Region 8 champion, wrestling primarily at 215 pounds. He won the state championship in his senior year, the first in school history, with a 6-4 decision over DJ Russo of Lenape. He finished with 87 career wins.

Corcoran, who excelled in soccer and won four state championships on the grill, was named Press Athlete of the Year in 2006. He went on to play college football at Rutgers and then was signed as a free agent. not drafted by the Houston Texans in 2010 He spent time on training teams with the Houston and Tennessee Titans, and played in the preseason with the San Francisco 49ers.

DiJoseph wrestled at Cumberland in his first and second years. In his sophomore in 1988, he won District 31 and regional titles and placed fourth in the United States. He added a bronze medal to his senior year at Paulsboro in 1990.

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