30 results for tag: Jim Zorn


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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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.

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Legends on the Playoffs

As the 2018 Seattle Seahawks return to the playoffs, a number of Seahawks Legends weigh in on their own playoffs experiences, and the advice they would give to a number of the current players making their first playoff appearances.

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Legends Remember Jack Patera

<span class="mce_SELRES_start" style="width: 0px; line-height: 0; overflow: hidden; display: inline-block;" data-mce-type="bookmark"></span>Sam Adkins, Ron Howard, Norm Johnson and Jim Zorn weigh in on playing for Jack Patera, the very first Seahawks head coach, who passed away on October 31, 2018. Jack Patera's Obituary Jack Patera passed away peacefully at home on October 31, 2018, surrounded by family, friends and his dogs. Jack was born on August 1, 1933 in Bismarck, North Dakota, to parents Frank and Dorothy Patera, the oldest of five children. He spent memorable years as a young child in Bend, Oregon, before ...

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Legends & Seahawks Make-A-Wish Day

A number of Legends were on hand for Seahawks Make-A-Wish Day on August 7, 2018, at CenturyLink Field. As part of the special day, the Make-A-Wish kids put on their own Seahawks jerseys in the locker room before being introduced on the stadium PA and running out the tunnel onto the field. The Legends played catch with them, signed autographs and posed for pictures too.

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2018 Jacob Green Golf Classic

The 31st Annual Jacob Green Celebrity Golf Classic was held on July 23, 2018, at the Glendale Country Club in Bellevue, WA. Proceeds benefit research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Pete Gross House, and the Family Assistance Fund. A dinner and auction held the previous evening raised almost $300,000 for these organizations.

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Legends & Make-A-Wish Day


Legends & the 2018 Special Olympics

Four thousand athletes and coaches from all 50 states, 14 sports, and 10,000 volunteers. Inspiring numbers for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games recently held in Seattle. Among those volunteers were a number of Seahawks Legends, who were front and center welcoming the athletes to town, walking with them onto the field during the opening ceremonies, and coaching them during the flag football competitions. The opening ceremonies were held on July 1 at Husky Stadium, and the adjacent flag football fields featured Legends Walter Jones, Dave Krieg, Steve Largent, Ray Roberts and Jim Zorn, all providing coaching tips for the players. Jordan Babine...

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Mack Strong’s Golf Tournament

Founded in 2002, Seahawks Legend Mack Strong's Team-Works Foundation empowers youth in Pacific Northwest communities. The Foundation's 11th Annual Banquet Auction and Celebrity Golf Tournament was held on June 29 & 30 at the Golf Club at Newcastle, with a number of Mack's former teammates and friends turning out to help raise money for a great cause. "We are working with kids that are middle school age up to high school age," said Mack about the focus of his foundation. "It's a youth development mentoring program, we have a three-part curriculum: strong mind, strong body, strong character. We're making sure that all the kids that come through ...

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The Hall of Fame for Sam Merriman

Former University of Idaho football great Sam Merriman will be inducted into the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame, as part of the 56th North Idaho Sports Award Banquet. The event will be held on April 14, at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn. Merriman played linebacker his first two seasons under coach Jerry Davitch, and his final two under (future Seahawks head coach) Dennis Erickson. A four-year starter, he led the team in tackles his final three seasons, with his four-year total of 519 still standing as the most in school history. He was a three-time All-Big Sky Conference selection, earning first-team as a senior, and capped his ...

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