Former NFL tight end Calvin Magee dead at 59

Former NFL tight end Calvin Magee dead at 59
He was also a coach at Jacksonville State University.

Former NFL tight end and Jacksonville State University coach Calvin Magee is dead at age 59. Magee began his coaching career in the early '90s at Tampa Catholic High School in Florida.

In more than two decades of coaching experience, Magee worked at South Florida, West Virginia, Michigan, Pittsburgh, Arizona, New Mexico and Ole Miss. He led WVU to an 11-2 record, a Big East championship and a Fiesta Bowl victory over Oklahoma, TMZ writes.

"Our hearts are broken with the loss of our beloved friend Calvin Magee. Calvin was a great husband, great father, and grandfather, great coach, great friend and great man," said Rich Rodriguez, head coach for the JSU Gamecocks.

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