Kevin Mawae in 2019 Pro Football HoF
Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Kevin Mawae, who is one of the eight new members of the 2019 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Mawae was a second-round draft pick by the Seahawks in the 1994 NFL Draft, where he played 4 seasons at center (1994-1997). He would go on to play 8 seasons with the N.Y. Jets (1998-2005) and 4 seasons with the Tennessee Titans (2006-2009).
The eight-time Pro Bowler said he was elated when he heard David Baker, the Hall of Fame president and chief executive, knock on his hotel door to inform him of the news.
"It caught me off ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Legends on the Playoffs
As the 2018 Seattle Seahawks return to the playoffs, a number of Seahawks Legends weigh in on their own playoff experiences, and the advice they would give to a number of the current players making their first playoff appearances.
Comments from Edwin Bailey, Paul Johns, Norm Johnson, Sean Locklear, Sidney Rice, Lofa Tatupu, Marcus Trufant and Jim Zorn.
Seattle U. Hall of Fame for Ron Howard
Congratulations to Seahawks Legend tight end Ron Howard, who is a member of the Seattle University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019.
Howard played men's basketball for Seattle U. from 1970-74, including one season on the JV roster and three on the varsity men's basketball team. During his freshman season in 1970-71, he averaged 16.2 points per game as the Chieftains (now Redhawks) went 19-4 in 23 games.
In three seasons on the varsity squad, Howard played in all 78 games, averaging 9.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game while shooting better than 50 percent from ...
Curt, Steve & Matt on the Job
The Seahawks hosted the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football on December 10, 2018, and the evening also featured several events involving some famous Seahawks Legends.
Curt Warner was signing copies of his new book - The Warner Boys - before the game. Steve Largent presented the 2018 Steve Largent Award to QB Russell Wilson; and the 12 Flag was raised by none other than Matt Hasselbeck.
Former Seahawks TE Rod Jones Dies
Former Seahawks tight end Rod Jones died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Saturday, December 8. He was 54.
Jones had a short career with the Seahawks, playing in four games in the 1989 season after spending the previous two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs.
"The Seahawks brought me in at a time when I thought my career was over," Jones recalled. "I was with Kansas City at the time and came back to Seattle. My thought was retirement, and I called the Seahawks just out of the blue. I said 'Hey, this is Rod Jones, I'm in town, if you guys need my services give ...