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KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency

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A closer look at new Winnipeg Blue Bomber GM Joe Mack:

Personal

- Born: March 22, 1954, in Levittown, Pa. (55 years old)

- Residence: Charlotte, N.C.

- Family: Wife Kathleen, daughters Danielle (21) and Colleen (18), and son Ben (16)

Education

- Villanova University, 1977; degree in political science, specializing in international relations

Career

- 1981-84: southeast U.S. college scout, BLESTO Combine

- 1984-87: player personnel director, Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)

- 1987-89: scout, Atlanta Falcons (NFL)

- 1989-94: scout and pro personnel director, Washington Redskins (NFL)

- 1994-97: assistant GM, Carolina Panthers (NFL)

- 1998-00: director of football operations, Cleveland Browns (NFL)

- 2000-01: director of football operations, New York Hitmen (XFL)

- 2005-10: independent sports consultant

Notable

- Played linebacker and nose tackle at Villanova University in Pennsylvania between 1974 and '77, earning all-star honours in his senior season.

- As a consultant, worked with sports psychologist Dr. Bob Troutwine and his elite athlete profiling system.

- Helped get a new football league off the ground recently but can't name it because of a nondisclosure agreement; it's likely the United Football League.

- His dad Bernard, since deceased, worked as a chemical pipeline designer

- His mom, Theresa, passed away in 1968 when he was 14 years old

- Stayed at Villanova after graduation to coach the Wildcats' defensive line and special teams.


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