John Mackey Award
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John Mackey Award
John Mackey Award
Given forCollege football's most outstanding tight end
CountryUnited States
First award2000
Most recentKyle Pitts, Florida

The John Mackey Award is presented annually to college football's most outstanding tight end. Established in 2000 by the Nassau County Sports Commission,[1] the award is given annually to the tight end who best exemplifies the play, sportsmanship, academics, and community values of Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey.

The winner is chosen by a selection committee comprising sportswriters and former players, including Lee Corso, Phil Steele, Charles Arbuckle, and former John Mackey Award winners Tim Stratton, Dallas Clark, and , among others.[2] The award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association, which encompasses college football's most prestigious awards.[3] Former Florida State tight end Nick O'Leary called the award one which "all tight ends dream of winning".[4]



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  13. ^ "Florida Gators Maurkice Pouncey and Aaron Hernandez win national awards". Miami Herald. December 12, 2009. Retrieved 2017.
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  15. ^ "Clemson's Allen wins John Mackey Award". Fox News. December 8, 2011. Retrieved 2017.
  16. ^ "Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert wins Mackey Award". Sports Illustrated. Associated Press. December 5, 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  17. ^ Jude, Adam (December 11, 2013). "UW's Austin Seferian-Jenkins wins John Mackey Award as nation's top tight end". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2017.
  18. ^ "Hunter Henry wins Mackey Award given to the nation's best TE". Fox Sports. December 9, 2015. Retrieved 2017.
  19. ^ Snyder, Mark (December 7, 2016). "Wolverines' Jake Butt wins Mackey Award as top tight end". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2017.
  20. ^ Stacy, Kelli (December 7, 2017). "Oklahoma football: Mark Andrews wins John Mackey". OU Daily. Retrieved 2017.
  21. ^ Elchlepp, Kimberly. "Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly Winner of The Home Depot Coach of The Year Award; Iowa's T.J. Hockenson Named the 2018 John Mackey Award Recipient".
  22. ^ Elman, Jake (December 11, 2019). "FAU football: Tight end Harrison Bryant named Mackey Award winner". Palm Beach Post.
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