Mike Ditka Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko; October 18, 1939) is an American former football player, coach, and television commentator.
Mike Ditka, byname of Michael Keller Ditka, also called Iron Mike, (born October 18, 1939, Carnegie, Pennsylvania, U.S.), American gridiron football player and head coach. In the 1960s and early ’70s he proved himself one of professional football’s greatest tight ends, using his talent for catching passes to revolutionize his position.
Mike Ditka Michael Keller Ditka (MD, The Doctor or Iron Mike) Position: TE 6-3 , 228lb (190cm, 103kg) Born: October 18 in Carnegie, PA (Age: 83-099d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 5x Pro Bowl 2x All-Pro 1x SB Champ 1x NFL Champ 2x AP Coach/Year 1961 AP RoY 2x PFWA Coach/Year 1985 SN Coach/Year 1961 SN RoY 2x UPI Coach/Year
Mike Ditka is 81 years old. He hasn’t coached in the NFL in over 20 years. But the Hall of Famer hasn’t ever been one short on opinion. The former Chicago Bears head coach made headlines recently when he shared his thoughts on athletes kneeling for the national anthem, and frankly, what he said should surprise no one.
Associated Press It takes a lot to knock Mike Ditka sideways, but he was reeling as he tried to process the news that Bears legend Steve McMichael had been diagnosed with ALS and is in severe decline. Ditka coached McMichael from 1982 to ’92 — nearly his entire Bears career — and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Mike Ditka. Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. (born October 18, 1939, in Carnegie, Pennsylvania ), is a former NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for 3 years. Ditka and Tom Flores are the only two people to win Super Bowls as a player, an assistant coach and a head coach.
Famed football coach Mike Ditka who led the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl disapproves of athletes who kneel during the national anthem as a form of protest. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images CNN —...
Mike Ditka was given a ceremonial ‘Bulava,’ a mace encrusted with the national symbol of Ukraine, at a fundraiser in 2016. Provided/Henry Fajardo Da coach is Ukrainian! Who knew? “And proud of it,” said legendary Bears coach “Iron Mike” Ditka, whose nickname was forged in western Pennsylvania’s steelworks country.
Legendary coach for the Chicago Bears Mike Ditka recently took to social media to endorse his friend David Spada, who is running for a seat on the Chicago school board. While Ditka still has that same ol’ charm, his appearance in the video has left some fans shocked and saddened. Take a look: