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Bears announce coaching hire of NFL legend Eddie George

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Bears announced the coaching hires of former NFL legend Eddie George and former Miami head coach Randy Shannon as part of the NFL's Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship.

This program serves as a pipeline for minority coaches to enter the NFL.

"We are very excited to welcome these two highly talented coaches in Eddie and Randy. Allowing them to join our staff during our OTAs enables us to offer this unique opportunity to current college coaches during their offseason," Bears head coach Matt Eberflus said. "We are confident that these coaches will be great assets to our team during their time here, and we are looking forward to learning from them as well."

In total, there will be six additional hires announced in July.

George, a four-time Pro Bowler for the Tennessee Titans, had an illustrious playing career that saw him rush for an impressive 10,441 yards. He is also a College Football Hall of Famer, further cementing his legacy in the sport.

George spent the past two years as the head coach at Tennessee State but appears he is on his way to a prime NFL coach gig very soon.

His addition to the Bears' coaching staff brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team.

Can you imagine if George would coach up the Bears' running back group one day? You would think that players would run threw a wall for the former great.

Accompanying George is longtime college coach Randy Shannon, who played a significant role in Miami University's triumphs, helping them secure two national championships as an assistant coach before taking on the head coaching position in 2007. Most recently, he has been a support staff coach at Florida State.

His expertise and extensive background in coaching make him a valuable addition to the Bears' coaching staff.

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