Dee Mackey
No. 87, 85, 89     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1934-10-16)October 16, 1934
Place of birth: Gilmer, Texas
Date of death: February 26, 2001(2001-02-26) (aged 66)
Place of death: Gladewater, Texas
Career information
College: East Texas State
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 24 / Pick: 287
Debuted in 1960 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1965 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • East Texas State Hall of Fame, 1984
Receptions     94
Receiving yards     1352
Touchdowns     8
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Dee Elbert Mackey[1] (October 16, 1934 – February 26, 2001) was an American football tight end who played professionally for six seasons in the National Football League and the American Football League. He played for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers (1960)[2] and the Baltimore Colts (1961–1962).[3] He played for the AFL's New York Jets (1963–1965).[4]

He played college football at East Texas State and was a 24th round selection (287th overall pick) in the 1958 NFL Draft.[5]


Dee Mackey's son Kyle also played football professionally in the NFL[6] and the Arena Football League.[7]

Dee Mackey died at his home in Gladewater, Texas of a heart attack.[8]

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