JSU coach Calvin Magee has died at the age of 59.

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Jacksonville State University announced that their offensive coordinator, Calvin Magee, died today. He was 59 years old.

JSU announced that the longtime college football coach passed away on Friday. However, they did not reveal the official cause of his death.

According to Star, several sources have confirmed that Magee suffered a heart attack last week.

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JSU has announced that their offensive coordinator, Calvin Magee, has died at the age of 59.

New Jacksonville State coach Rich Rodriguez addressed Calvin Magee on the air.

He began by saying, ‘We are heartbroken by the loss of our dear friend Calvin Magee.

Rodriguez also said, ‘Calvin was a great husband, a great father, a great grandfather, a great coach, a great friend and a great man. It has had a positive impact on my life and the lives of many others.’

JSU Gamecocks head coach continued: “Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family wife Rose, daughters Jade and Jasmine, son Bryson, grandchildren, and all their friends and relatives. Our earth has become less, but heaven has become better.’

Rodriguez later said, ‘I miss him so much already. I love you brother.’

“We are heartbroken by the loss of Coach Magee, who touched so many lives here at Jacksonville State University in just a few months,” said Greg Seitz, director of athletics at JSU.

Who was Calvin Magee?

Calvin Magee was a former NFL tight end with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

He studied with Rich Rodriguez at four schools. Initially, he worked as an assistant coach, first in West Virginia, then Michigan and Arizona. He was later hired again by Rodriguez for his new program in New Jacksonville State.

In January 2018, Magee worked as offensive coordinator under then-UNM head coach Bob Davie.

Lobo’s offensive line started their decline with impressive skills. They averaged 42.4 points in their first five games. However, they lost their last seven games at the end of the season. They averaged 15.4 points per game. Also, the quarterback suffered from injuries that made Magee’s job quite difficult.

He also landed a job as a head coach at Ole Miss. During this time, Rodriguez worked as offensive coordinator for the Rebels.

Magee had more than two decades of experience in the coaching field. It has stopped in South Florida, West Virginia, Michigan, Pittsburgh, Arizona, New Mexico, Ole Miss, and Duke.

Magee left behind a wife and three children.

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