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Michael Singletary (born October 9, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is a former linebacker in American football who played his entire career for the Chicago Bears in the NFL, after starring in college at Baylor University. He earned the nickname "Samurai Mike" during his professional career in recognition of the intimidating focus and intensity he displayed on the field. He led the Bears to a magnificent 15-1 season in 1985, his Bears would eventually go all the way to win Super Bowl XX by beating the New England Patriots 46-10. Singletary was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press in 1985 and 1988. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995 and to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998. October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in Leap years). ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Downtown Houston City nickname: Space City Official website: www. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, and Zach... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Baylor University is a private, Baptist-affiliated university located in Waco, Texas. ... This article is about the year. ... Date January 26, 1986 Stadium Louisiana Superdome City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Richard Dent, Defensive end Favorite Bears by 10 National Anthem Wynton Marsalis Coin toss Bart Starr representing previous Super Bowl MVPs Halftime show Up with People presents Beat of the Future Attendance 73,818 TV in the United... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... The NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award is given by the Associated Press to the leagues most outstanding defensive player at the end of every NFL season since 1971. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ... This article is about the year. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Sterling Marlin won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon CART racing - season championship won by Jacques Villeneuve Indianapolis 500 - Jacques Villeneuve. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... See also: 1997 in sports, 1999 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Eddie Cheever CART Racing - Alex Zanardi won the season championship Formula One Championship - Finland 24...


In 2003, Singletary became linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens (pairing Singletary with future Hall of Famer Ray Lewis). Following the 2004 season, he left Baltimore to become the San Francisco 49ers Assistant Head Coach and Linebackers Coach. Singletary was mentioned as a possible head coach for the Detroit Lions, though that job has since gone to Rod Marinelli. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City Baltimore, Maryland Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Black, Purple, and Metallic Gold Head Coach Brian Billick Owner Steve Bisciotti Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Edgar, Allan, and Poe Local radio Flagship stations: WIYY (97. ... Ray Lewis (sometimes referred to in Baltimore as Ray Ray) is an American football linebacker for the NFLs Baltimore Ravens. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Metallic Gold, Cardinal Red, and Beige Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Sourdough Sam Local radio Flagship stations: KNBR (680 AM & 1050 AM) and KSAN (107. ... Rod Marinelli (born 13 July 1949 in Rosemead, California) has been the assistant head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. ...


External links

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • 49ers Official Site - hiring of Singletary

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Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame (372 words)
Mike Singletary, was a second-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in the 1981 NFL Draft and the 38th player selected overall.
Singletary became a starter in the Bears lineup in the seventh game of his rookie season.
A nearly unanimous all-rookie selection, Singletary went on to start 172 games for the Bears during his 12-year career, which is the second most in club history.
Mike Singletary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (247 words)
Michael Singletary (born October 9, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is a former linebacker in American football who played his entire career for the Chicago Bears in the NFL, after starring in college at Baylor University.
Singletary was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press in 1985 and 1988.
Singletary was mentioned as a possible head coach for the Detroit Lions, though that job has since gone to Rod Marinelli.
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