Bear Down, Carmel Corsairs?
Carmel athletic director Mark Pos announced via the school's Twitter account Thursday that former Chicago Bears fullback Jason McKie has been hired as head varsity football coach. McKie was a member of the Bears from 2003-09 and played in Super Bowl XLI. He also played for the Eagles, Cowboys, Saints and Ravens.
Athletic Director Mark Pos has named former Chicago Bears fullback Jason McKie as head varsity football coach at Carmel Catholic. Jason was a member of the Bears from 2003 to 2009 and played in Super Bowl XLI. Jason also played for the Eagles, Cowboys, Saints, and— Carmel Catholic High School (@CCHSCorsairs) December 20, 2019
McKie will replace another former Chicago Bear in Blake Annen, who announced earlier this fall he was stepping down from his position to return home to Ohio for family reasons. Annen posted a 6-12 overall record in his two seasons at the Mundelein school.
McKie also served under Annen at Carmel as an assistant coach and takes over a Corsairs program that last made the IHSA state playoff field in 2016. McKie played his high school football at Gulf Breese High School in Gulf Breese, Fla. then played his college football at Temple.