Jim Zorn named coach and GM for XFL Seattle team

Feb 25, 2019, 12:56 PM | Updated: 4:05 pm

Jim Zorn was introduced as the XFL Seattle head coach and GM in Feb. 2019. (AP)...

Jim Zorn was introduced as the XFL Seattle head coach and GM in Feb. 2019. (AP)


Jim Zorn, former Seahawks quarterback and NFL head coach, has been named head coach and general manager of the XFL Seattle team that will kick off in the league’s relaunch in 2020.

Commissioner Oliver Luck tells Seattle what to expect with the XFL

Zorn, who was an assistant coach with the Seahawks before becoming head coach of Washington in the NFL from 2008-09, was reported to have joined the XFL as a coach earlier this month.

A press conference was held Monday afternoon at CenturyLink Field, where the XFL Seattle team will play, to introduce Zorn.

Click here for a full report from the press conference.

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