5 results for month: 01/2019


Trent Dilfer Joins Coaching Ranks

Former Seahawks QB Trent Dilfer grew up the son of a high school football coach, and now he's joined those very ranks himself as the new head football coach at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. "It's just a time in a life where I'm ripe and open to something new," Dilfer said. "I want the next half of my life to be passion driven and not career driven." Dilfer played for five NFL teams during his 14-year career, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1994-99), Baltimore Ravens (2000), Seattle Seahawks (2001-04), Cleveland Browns (2005), and San Francisco 49ers (2006-2007). He led the Ravens to a 34-7 victory over the Giants in Super Bowl ...

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Coach Jim Zorn in 2019 Polynesian Bowl

In addition to being the very first quarterback for the Seahawks, Jim Zorn has also been an assistant coach and a head coach in the NFL. On January 19, Zorn will serve as head coach for Team Mauka (Mountain) in the 2019 Polynesian Bowl. The Polynesian Bowl is a premier football all-star game that features a selection of the nation's top 100 high school players, and Zorn is looking forward to the challenge. “It’s going to be an incredible experience to coach the nation’s top players in paradise,” said Zorn. “It doesn’t get much better than football in Hawaii.” His football resume includes 16 years as an NFL assistant coach ...

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Coach Mike Tice in 2019 Collegiate Bowl

With 36 years of NFL experience as a player and coach, former Seahawks tight end Mike Tice knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed at the pro level. After playing 14 seasons in the NFL - 10 with the Seahawks - Tice entered the coaching ranks, where he served as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and as an offensive coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons and Oakland Raiders before retiring from the NFL in 2017. On Saturday, January 19, Tice will return to the sidelines as head coach to lead the National Team at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The game will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA., and will ...

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HoF for Dennis Erickson & Jacob Green

Former college and Seahawks head coach Dennis Erickson, and Texas A&M and Seahawks defensive back Jacob Green, have been named to the 2019 induction class for the College Football Hall of Fame. Erickson coached at six colleges and led his teams to 12 bowl games and at least a share of six conference titles in 23 successful seasons as a head coach. He began his head-coaching career in 1982 at Idaho, where he became the first coach since 1938 to post consecutive winning seasons at the school and the first coach in Vandals history to have four-consecutive winning seasons. Erickson led Idaho to the Big Sky Conference title in 1985 and two ...

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Shaun Alexander in Orange Bowl HoF

The 2018 Orange Bowl capped a weekend of celebration for Seahawks Legend Shaun Alexander. Not only did his alma matar, Alabama, get a 45-34 win over Oklahoma, but he was officially presented as a member of the 2018 Orange Bowl Hall of Fame. Joining Alexander in the class of 2018 are: Derrick Alexander (DL, FSU - 1994 Orange Bowl), Frank Beamer (Head Coach, Virginia Tech - 1996, 2008, 2009, 2011 Orange Bowl), Scott Frost (QB, Nebraska - 1996, 1998 Orange Bowl), and Bob Stoops (Head Coach, Oklahoma - 2001, 2005, 2015 Orange Bowl). The National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson on January 7 will also feature the premiere of the Shaun ...

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