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I got to prove to people I’m as good as they are saying. Sure, I got dollar marks for eyes, but I also have pride in my job. I don’t care if I don’t get a pass just as long as I can take two men with me on my pattern."
(Syracuse)...6'2'', 224...John Mackey ... No. 2 draft pick, 1963 ... Prototype tight end with breakaway speed, ability to avoid tackles, strong blocker ... Long-distance threat who scored six TDs over 50 yards, 1966 ... Caught deflected pass for 75-yard TD, Super Bowl V ... Career record: 331 catches, 5,236 yards, 38 TDs ... Three-time All-NFL, played in five Pro Bowls ... Second tight end to enter Hall ... Born September 24, 1941, in New York, New York ... Died July 6, 2011, at age of 69.
President Richard Nixon spoke at the Canton Civic Center in 1971 during what is now known as the Gold Jacket Dinner… https://t.co/2glo1abVDS
Posted on 19 Feb
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