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John Garvin McMakin (born September 24, 1950) is a former professional American football player who played in 5 NFL seasons from 1972–1976 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Detroit Lions and the Seattle Seahawks. He was a member of the Steelers first World Championship, Super Bowl IX over the Minnesota Vikings.

John McMakin
Born: (1950-09-24) September 24, 1950 (age 69)
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Career information
Position(s)TE
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight232 lb (105 kg)
CollegeClemson
High schoolTucker (Tucker, Georgia)
NFL draft1972 / Round: 3 / Pick: 63
Career history
As player
19721974Pittsburgh Steelers
1975Detroit Lions
1976Seattle Seahawks
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Receptions45
Receiving yards673
Receiving TDs4