John Mangum

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John Mangum
No. 26[1]
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-03-16) March 16, 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth: Magee, Mississippi
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 6 / Pick: 144
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

John Wayne Mangum Jr.[2] (born March 16, 1967), is a former American professional football player who played in 9 NFL seasons from 1990-1998 for the Chicago Bears. He played collegiately at Alabama and holds the career record for passes broken up (47).

Early life[edit]

John Wayne Mangum Jr. was born on March 16, 1967 in Magee, Mississippi. His father is John Mangum Sr. (1943-1994), a former football player best known as the defensive tackle for the Boston Patriots from 1966-1967.[3] He is the brother of former NFL football player Kris Mangum, best known as the tight end for the Carolina Panthers from 1997-2006.[4]

Professional career[edit]

John was a sixth-round draft choice and played for the Chicago Bears between 1990 and 1998. He finished his bears career with 272 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 5 interceptions, and 2 forced fumbles.

Personal[edit]

John Mangum currently works in Jackson, Mississippi as a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor for CapTrust independent investment advisor and asset management firm.[5] He is the father of three children: Bailey, Abbey, and Jake. His son Jake is a starting outfielder for Mississippi State.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MangJo21.htm.  Missing or empty |title= (help); External link in |website= (help);
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MangJo21.htm
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MangJo20.htm.  Missing or empty |title= (help); External link in |website= (help);
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MangKr00.htm.  Missing or empty |title= (help); External link in |website= (help);
  5. ^ http://www.captrustadvisors.com/who-we-are/people/financial-advisors/john-mangum/
  6. ^ http://www.hailstate.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=16800&ATCLID=210573223
  7. ^ http://www.scout.com/college/mississippi-state/story/1657067-mangum-making-most-of-freshman-opportunities