|Position: Defensive back|
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
|Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Name John Mangum
Place of birth: Magee, Mississippi
Date of birth: (1967-03-16) March 16, 1967 (age 53)
John Wayne Mangum Jr. (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).
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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. He is the brother of former NFL football player Kris Mangum, best known as the tight end for the Carolina Panthers from 1997-2006.
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.
John Mangum currently works in Jackson, Mississippi as a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor for CapTrust independent investment advisor and asset management firm. He is the father of three children: Bailey, Abbey, and Jake. His son Jake is a starting outfielder for Mississippi State.