42 - John Mackey
John Mackey
Height: 6-0
Weight: 285
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Baylor
Position: NT

2012 — Earned his first playing time, serving as a backup at nose guard and defensive tackle...totaled 16 tackles, including season high five stops and a tackle for-loss against Chattanooga...garnered three tackles versus Elon.

2011 — Member of scout team.

High School: 2011 graduate of Baylor High School...football coach was Phil Massey...played fullback and defensive tackle...served as team captain and racked up 120 tackles and 12 sacks as a senior in helping Baylor to a 10-2 record and state runner-up finish to an Ensworth squad that featured fellow Paladins Andrew Parker and David Dingess...named 2010 Division II-A first team all-state by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association...2010 Toyota Tennessee East/West All-Star game participant...outstanding wrestler...won 2010 Tennessee State championship at 285 pounds...attended Furman University Football Camp...also participated in track & field.

Personal:  Full name is John Bryan Mackey...born January 4, 1992, in Chattanooga, Tennessee...grandparents are Warren and Cheryl Mackey...has a brother, Joshua...undeclared major.