To stab or shank some one in the upper leg or calf.
In a football stadium at a high school if you had a knife and you got upset for no reason you could Joe Bird someone and be haled off by the police. Never to return to school again.
one who shanks someone at a public event.
This can happen at a football game, and is typically done with a knife that the person is carring out of rage and depression
Oh my god you just got Joe Birded in the leg!