Joseph Andrew Staley (born August 30, 1984) is a former American football offensive tackle who played his entire career for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the 49ers in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central Michigan.
Joe is married to his lovely wife, Carrie Drew. The couple married in 2003 and their marriage ha been blessed with two children. His wife Drew, is an American former soccer defender who last played for Sky Blue FC of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS).
Staley attended Rockford high. While attending Rockford High School, he earned two letters in football and two on the track. He was named Grand Rapids Press Dream Team member. During his high school career, he caught 24 passes for 559 yards and earned seven touchdowns as a prep senior. Staley was ranked No. 13 overall prospect by the Detroit Free Press and No. 49 by the Detroit News.
After high school, he received an athletic scholarship to attend Central Michigan University, where he played for the Central Michigan Chippewas football team from 2004 to 2007. Staley began his career as a tight end.
On April 25, 2020, Staley announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 seasons. He was released with an injury settlement on May 1, 2020.
On June 5, 2019, Staley signed a two-year contract extension with the 49ers through the 2021 season.
Staley reached another Super Bowl in the 2019 season, but the 49ers lost 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Height : 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight : 300 lb (136 kg)