Tony McGee, a defensive lineman with the Washington Redskins from 1982-85, will be the featured speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club annual Redskins Night Oct. 16 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.
McGee played 14 years as a defensive lineman in the NFL with the Chicago Bears (1971–73), New England Patriots (1974–81), and Washington Redskins (1982–85). Known as "Mac the Sack" because of his ability to get to the quarterback, McGee had a career total of 106.5 sacks.
A durable defensive lineman, McGee played in 203 games, missing only one game during his entire NFL career. He was a nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1994. While with the Redskins, McGee played in Super Bowls XVII (1983) and XVIII (1984), winning the former.
McGee is also the founder and host of the longest-running minority-owned sports talk show in the Washington, D.C. region. His "Pro Football Plus" has been on the air for 29 years.
The ASC Redskins night will also recognize local Athletes of the Month. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary dinner and beverages. The featured speaker and awards presentations will begin at 7:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Old Dominion Boat Club, 200 Strand Street.