Former USC Fullback Doug MacKenzie Passes Away

Doug MacKenzie was a fullback who played at USC from 1979-81. That means he was a fullback who blocked for two Heisman Trophy winners (Charles White, Marcus Allen). In the above picture, he is blocking for Allen in the 1980 USC-Arizona State game.

MacKenzie died on Feb. 24. He had suffered a stroke in 2016. He was 59. In 1980, he rushed for 127 yards in 24 carries and scored a touchdown. He also caught seven passes for 131 yards and a touchdown. Prior to USC, MacKenzie played at San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara.


5 thoughts on “Former USC Fullback Doug MacKenzie Passes Away

    1. Mose Tatupu,fb,passed away about 10 years ago,Doug was a good friend and I am saddened by his passing away. He was planning to visit.


  1. Doug was a big teddy bear and a friend..I loved his laugh and his friendship..I just found out he passed..Doug may you rest in peace my and prayers to your family.


  2. I use to jog out to San Marcos High School field everyday and watch Doug practice he was one of best fullbacks ever his Spirit lives on forever GO ROYALS !


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