Joe Laws

Packers Hall of Fame

Inducted 1972

The most valuable player in the Big 10 as a senior in 1934, former University of Iowa Hawkeye Joe Laws became a valuable Packer. A versatile left-handed passer and left-footed kicker, Laws proved his versatility over 12 seasons, from 1934-’45.

The 5’9”, 185-pound Laws, whose nickname was “Tiger,” played in the 1936, ‘38, ‘39 and ‘44 NFL championship games. He scored a touchdown in the ‘39 title contest and intercepted three Giant passes in the 1944 championship victory.

Laws touched the football 633 times for more than 3,900 yards and 126 points. He also intercepted 18 passes during his career.

This article was provided courtesy of the Packers Hall of Fame. Interested in building the ultimate team of Packers Hall of Famers? We've built a tool to assemble your own legends roster. Please email with comments, questions or updates.

Packers Hall of Fame player Joe Laws
Packers Hall of Fame player Joe Laws