|Born:||November 29, 1970|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||288 lb (131 kg)|
|High school:||Millwood (OK)|
|NFL Draft:||1993 / Round: 7 / Pick: 190|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Joseph G. Mickey (born November 29, 1970) is a former American professional football tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma.
Mickey attended Millwood High School, where he practiced football and basketball. In football as a tight end he was a four-year starter, making 70 career receptions for 1,623 yards and 31 career touchdowns. He also played defensive end as a two-way player, registering 98 tackles and 11 quarterback sacks as a senior. He was named a Super Prep All-American and received The Oklahoman's Little All-City offensive player of the year award.
He accepted a scholarship from the University of Oklahoma. In the team's run-oriented offense he was used as a blocking tight end and became a starter as a junior. He caught 2 touchdown passes in the 1991 Gator Bowl. He finished his college career with 32 receptions for 406 yards and three touchdowns.
Mickey was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round (190th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft, dropping after not being able to fully participate NFL scouting combine because of a personal problem. He was waived on August 30.
On August 31, 1993, he was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys. He was the third-string tight end, played in 5 games as a blocker and was a part of the Super Bowl XXVIII championship team. He was cut on April 29, 1994.
In 1994, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was released on August 28, after being limited with a sprained knee and ankle.
In 1995, he played for the Barcelona Dragons of the World League of American Football, registering 20 receptions for 132 yards.
After football, he owned an insurance agency. He founded the New Alternative Center of Oklahoma, that offered counseling for substance and domestic abuse.