Mike Ditka

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Mike Ditka
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Ditka in August 2006
No. 89, 98
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1939-10-18) October 18, 1939 (age 80)
Carnegie, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Aliquippa (PA)
College:Pittsburgh
NFL Draft:1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
AFL draft:1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
As player
As head coach
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:427
Receiving yards:5,812
Receiving touchdowns:43
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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. Ditka was the only person to take part in the last two Chicago Bears' championships, as a player in 1963 and as head coach in 1985.

On November 23, 2018, Ditka was hospitalized in Naples, Florida after suffering a heart attack while playing golf.[1]

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  1. "Mike Ditka, former NFL coach, treated for heart attack, reports say". Fox News. November 24, 2018.

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