Wide receiver who played for the New York Jets from 1995 to 2005, compiling 580 career receptions for 7,365 yards and 41 touchdowns.
He had an illustrious career at Hofstra University, which earned him an induction into the school's Hall of Fame.
He was known by fans as "Mr. Third Down," because many of his career receptions were first down conversions on third down.
He was born in Garfield, New Jersey, near where he eventually played his professional football.
After his retirement he began often attending Jets' games as a guest of honor of owner Woody Johnson.