Football Coach

Jim Zorn

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Age 70
Birthday May 101953
Birth Sign Taurus
City Whittier
Country CA
Profession Football Coach

Jim Zorn is a famous Football Coach, born on May 10, 1953 in United States. As of December 2022, Jim Zorn’s net worth is $5 Million. He played his best season in 1978, when he was named to the All-Pro team.

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Spouse Joy Zorn
Children(s) Sarah, Rachael, Danielle, Isaac

Jim Zorn Biography

Former NFL quarterback who was the head coach of the Washington Redskins from 2008 to 2009. James Arthur Zorn (born May 10, 1953) is a former American football player and coach who currently serves as head coach and general manager of the Seattle Dragons of the second incarnation of the XFL. Zorn was a left-handed quarterback, and is best known as the starting quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks for their first eight seasons. He was the quarterbacks coach for the Seattle Seahawks from 2001 until the 2007 season, before being hired by the Washington Redskins to be their head coach starting in the 2008 season..

He had three daughters, Rachael, Sarah and Danielle, and one son, Isaac, with his longtime wife Joy Zorn.

Born in Whittier, California, Zorn attended Gahr High School in Cerritos, where he competed in football, baseball, basketball, track, and speed skating. He didn’t start playing organized football until his sophomore season. The next year, Zorn broke his wrist after being put at the end of a game to play quarterback. He became a starter as a senior in 1970 and graduated in 1971.

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Zorn played at the junior college level at Cerritos College for two years. He was benched midway through his sophomore season in 1972 because the head coach didn’t like his leadership style.

Jim Zorn Net Worth

Jim Zorn is one of the richest Football Coach & listed on most popular Football Coach. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Jim Zorn‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Football Coach
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He became a starting quarterback despite being an undrafted free agent in 1975.

Zorn played at the junior college level at Cerritos College for two years. He was benched midway through his sophomore season in 1972 because the head coach didn’t like his leadership style.

In 1973, he transferred to Cal Poly Pomona after accepting their half-scholarship offer. As a junior that season, he registered 2,367 passing yards and 16 touchdowns, receiving Little All-American, Little All-Coast, and Southern California College Division Player of the Year honors.

As a senior in 1974, Zorn’s play was affected by coaching changes, posting 1,783 passing yards and six touchdowns. He finished his collegiate career with ten school records, 5,314 total yards, 4,150 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 1,164 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns.

Who is Jim Zorn dating?

According to our records, Jim Zorn married to Joy Zorn. As of May 2022, Jim Zorn’s is not dating anyone.

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He would become a star starting QB for the Seahawks in their early days from 1976–83, before his position was taken by Dave Krieg and he was demoted to second-string quarterback midway through the 1983 season. He held second-string/backup quarterback positions with the Seahawks (1983–84), the Packers (1985), the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (1986), and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987), before retiring from football following the 1987 NFL season.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Football Coach. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Jim Zorn celebrates birthday on May 10 of every year.

After spending a year out of football, he signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks in 1976. Zorn is closely associated with his favorite passing target, Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent. Largent was the first Seahawk inducted into the team’s “Ring of Honor” (1989), and Zorn was second (1991). Zorn was named AFC Offensive Rookie of the Year by the National Football League Players Association following the team’s inaugural 1976 season. He was also the Seahawks’ team MVP, throwing for 12 touchdowns and rushing for four touchdowns. His three consecutive 3,000-yard seasons were tops in team history, since broken by Matt Hasselbeck in 2005, and he was the first Seattle quarterback to record back-to-back 300-plus yard games—a feat he accomplished twice.

What is Jim Zorn doing now?

Now, Zorn will again be leading a new team in Seattle, but this time he’s doing it as the head coach and general manager of the Seattle Dragons. Zorn joined 710 ESPN Seattle’s John Clayton to talk about his team and the new league.

Is Jim Zorn in the Hall of Fame?

Zorn was inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame during a pregame ceremony prior to Washington’s game at Seattle on November 23, 2008.

Was Steve Largent fast?

He was still 5-foot-10 (maybe), still weighed 187 pounds (maybe), still ran a 4.7 40-yard dash (maybe — a couple of coaches clocked him at 4.9) and the scouts yawned. Largent was the 15th receiver selected in the 1976 draft.

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What does the XFL stand for?

But the “Xtreme Football League” name was already taken as the league was announced in 1999, the same year the XFL was founded. From Our Sports Central: The Xtreme Football League announced its formation at a news conference in Birmingham on April 20, 1999.

He earned second team All-Pro honors for the 1978 season where his Seahawks had the third best offense in the league.

He was succeeded by Dave Krieg midway through the 1983 season, the year the Seahawks first made the NFL playoffs. Zorn stayed with the team as a second-string quarterback until the end of the 1984 season.

The Green Bay Packers signed Zorn to the second-string quarterback position in 1985. The Packers finished the season 8–8, 2nd in the NFC Central, but did not make the playoffs. The Packers released Zorn in the off-season, and he decided to take a season off from the NFL and signed on to a backup quarterback position with the CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1986, where he dressed for nine games before leaving the team and being released once again.

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