KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Tennessee football player and two-time Super Bowl champion Mickey Marvin passed away Monday morning after a long battle with ALS.
Marvin was 61. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the 112th overall pick in the fourth round of the 1977 NFL Draft and enjoyed an 11-year career with the Raiders from 1977-87. He played in 120 games, making 108 starts, and was a member of the Raiders' Super Bowl XV and Super Bowl XVIII champion teams. Marvin was the Raiders' starting right guard from 1978-86 and continued to work for the organ
Marvin was an offensive guard and a four-year letterman for the Vols from 1973-76. He earned Second Team UPI All-America honors in 1975 and garnered UPI First Team All-SEC honors from 1974-76. Marvin played on UT's 1974 Liberty Bowl champion team. He played in the East-West Shrine Game in 1977.
The Hendersonville, North Carolina, native enjoyed a stellar high school career at both Brevard High School and West Henderson High School.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home (Hendersonville, North Carolina) is handling the arrangements. A funeral date and time have not been announced yet.