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Ditka, Michael Keller (Mike)

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Analysts, Football Coach, Football Player, Sportscaster


1939 - Born on the 18th of October at Carnegie, Pennsylvania U.S.A.


1958 - He played football at University of Pittsburgh


1961 - He was drafted by Chicago Bears (an NFL football team) in the NFL Draft.



1963 - He played in NFL championship and they defeated New York Giants (an NFL football team).



1967 - He was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL football team).



1969 - He was traded off to the Dallas Cowboys (NFL football team).



1972 -  He retired as a professional football player, immediately he was hired as an assistant coach by Dallas Cowboys.


1982  - He began his career as a head coach of Chicago Bears.



1985  - He was awarded as NFL coach of the year.


          - He was arrested and convicted of DWI (Driving While Intoxicated)



1986 - He was enshrined in the College Football Hall Of Fame (museum devoted to college football).



1992 - He was fired as a head coach of Chicago Bears.


          - He working as an analyst on NFL Live which broadcast on NBC as a color commentator for many other NBC broadcasts.



1997 - He returned for three seasons, as a head coach to the New Orleans Saints (NFL football team) 



1999 - He was ranked number 90 on  "The Sporting News" (American based sports weekly magazine) list of the 100 Greatest Football Players.



2007 - He is now working on ESPN Sports channel.




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