Joe Tafoya (Joseph Peter Tafoya) was born on September 6, 1977 in san Louis Obispo California. His fathers job as a Journeyman Electricion for P.G & E, landed his family in Morrow Bay. He came to Pittsburg California at a young age and eventually graduated from Pittsburg high . Pittsburg (CA), Tafoya attended the University of Arizona. He was drafted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,like upperclassman, Regan Upshaw but made his professional debut in the NFL in 2001 with the Chicago Bears. Where the team went on to the Playoffs. Just before a short injury wait he trained briefly with the Atlanta Falcons.His best seasons were with the Seattle Seahawks , not only did he earn a championship ring, but made significant playing time on the fieild. He slimmed down tremendously for his now comfortable position with the Arizona Cardinals, where he returned to his college breeding grounds. Joe has two English Bull Mastiffs, and a Golden Retriever. He recently married Brandelyn Hunter (now Tafoya), Washington native.
Most people believe that 2005 was Joe Tafoya's best year.