Beginning in 2006, Ditka appeared on a Seattle radio program, "Groz with Gas" on 950 KJR-AM Seattle, on Thursday afternoons with Dave Grosby and Mike Gastineau. Ditka regularly appears on Chicago radio station ESPN 1000 (WMVP-AM), often broadcasting on Thursday mornings from one of his eponymous restaurants along with ESPN 1000 mid-morning hosts Marc Silverman and Tom Waddle, a former Bears player under Ditka.
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 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.
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, the No. 1 draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 1961, introduced a new dimension to the tight end position that once was viewed primarily as an assignment for a tough, talented blocker. Ditka proved to be a superior blocker, but he also became one of the first tight ends to catch a large number of passes.
Mike Ditka knocked back by Bears great Steve McMichael’s plight While McMichael wasn’t the most talented player on the 1985 Bears’ defense, he was memorable for his effort. By Jason Lieser and Mark Potash Apr 23, 2021, 3:10pm PST Pocket Flipboard McMichael, left, helping carry Ditka off the field after the Bears won Super Bowl XX in New Orleans.
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.
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.
Mike Ditka was born on 18 October 1939 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Kicking & Screaming (2005), Entourage (2004) and UP, Michigan! (2001). He has been married to Diana Trantham since 8 July 1977. They have four children. He was previously married to Margery Ditka. More at IMDbPro Contact info Agent info Resume
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.