Calvin Magee, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end and coach at Jacksonville State University, has died … the school announced on Friday.
He was 59.
“Our hearts are broken with the loss of our beloved friend Calvin Magee,” Rich Rodriguez, head coach for the JSU Gamecocks said in a statement. “Calvin was a great husband, great father, and grandfather, great coach, great friend and great man.”
“He impacted my life and the lives of so many others in such a positive way. Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family – wife Rose, daughters Jade and Jasmine, son Bryson, his grandchildren, and all his friends and relatives. Our world is less, but heaven got better.”
“I miss him dearly already. I love you, my brother,” Rich added. Calvin Magee dies from a major heart attack.
The college football coaching community is mourning the loss of long-time coach Calvin Magee, who died after suffering a major heart attack. He was 59.
Magee was serving as Jacksonville State offensive coordinator at the time of his death.
“Our hearts are broken with the loss of our beloved friend ,” JSU head coach Rich Rodriguez said in a statement.
“Calvin was a great husband, great father and grandfather, great coach, great friend and great man. He impacted my life and the lives of so many others in such a positive way.
JSU mourns the loss of beloved @JSUGamecockFB Offensive Coordinator Calvin Magee.
— Jacksonville State Athletics (@JSUGamecocks) May 20, 2022
According to the reports, the longtime college football coach Friday suffered a heart attack last weekend but Calvin Magee‘s cause of death has heart attack been revealed at this time.
Calvin Magee was born on April 23, 1963, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played tight end for 4 seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1985 to 1988.
Rest in peace, Calvin Magee 🙏🧡 pic.twitter.com/50wKNc9g7p
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) May 20, 2022
Shortly after he finished his high school coaching career around the Tampa area, Magee was a member of the University of South Florida’s 1st coaching staff in 1996.