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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 07, 2011

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY ON THE PASSING OF BALTIMORE COLTS TIGHT END JOHN MACKEY



ANNAPOLIS, MD (July 7, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the passing of Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey:

“Today, we reflect on the life of John Mackey, a great Baltimore Colt and one of football’s legendary players.

"His remarkable talents on the football field revolutionized the tight end position and earned him a place in history in the Hall of Fame, while his loyalty, determination and integrity off the field have earned him a place in our hearts.

“We are saddened by his passing and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.”