FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Pro Bowler and former center for the New York Jets, Kevin Mawae will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor. The announcement was made at the Jets 2017 Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The induction ceremony will take place at the Whiteout Homecoming game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Metlife Stadium on October 1st during half time.
“It is such a privilege and an hoor to join some of the greats of the New York Jets, specifically to join tow of my former teammates, Curtis Martin and Wayne Chrebet,” Mawae said. “It’s humbling and its just such a great honor, it really is.”
Mawae played with the Jets for 8 of his 16 NFL seasons. He started all 118 regular season games, and made seven playoff appearances with the Green and White. He was named to the Pro Bowl eight times (1999-2004 with the Jets, 2008-09 with the Titans). He was named first team All-Pro and second team All-Pro once.
New York Jets CEO/Chairman Christopher Johnson commented, “ We are extremely proud to add Kevin to our Ring of Honor, He is very deserving of this recognition and we appreciate everything he has done for the organization.” We are happy to have his name officially etched in Jets history,” Johnson added.
In 2010, the team created the Ring of Honor to celebrate Jets greats and commemorate their place in team history. Mawae will become the 18th member of the New York Jets Ring of Honor joining Weeb Ewbank, Winston Hill, Joe Klecko, Curtis Martin, Don Maynard, Joe Namath (2010 Inaugural Class); Larry Grantham, Freeman McNeil, Gerry Philbin, Al Toon (2011); Mark Gastineau, Wesley Walker (2012); Marty Lyons (2013); Wayne Chrebet, Leon Hess (2014); Emerson Boozer, Matt Snell (2015).