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Mardye McDole
No. 88
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:(1959-05-01)May 1, 1959
Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
Died:March 28, 2023(2023-03-28) (aged 63)
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College:Mississippi State
NFL Draft:1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Return yards:196
Receiving yards:29

Mardye McDole (May 1, 1959 – March 28, 2023) was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). McDole was selected by the Vikings in the second round of the 1981 NFL Draft out of Mississippi State University. He was a physical education teacher and the varsity wide receiver coach at Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama.

McDole was the first receiver in Mississippi State Bulldogs history to have had a 1,000-yard season.

McDole died on March 28, 2023, at the age of 63.[1]


  1. ^ "Murphy alum, Mississippi State star Mardye McDole passes away at 63". WKRG. 28 March 2023. Retrieved 28 March 2023.