Kevin Warren speaks about transition from Big Ten to Chicago Bears
Kevin Warren was introduced by the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, and the outgoing Big Ten commissioner outlined why he was interested in the job, and how he sees the transition unfolding.
He said the appeal and the timing of the move was because of the challenge and opportunity. He also is ready to talk about winning a championship.
“It’s amazing when you look at your life or you sometimes ask yourself when you’re going through something: What is that? What is that about? Why did that happen? Why did that go this way? But it’s days like today that you recognize that it all comes together,” he said.
Warren spoke about his start date, but he’s not waiting to get to work.
“We’ve talked about formally starting in April, but I can tell you that in my mind I’ve started and over the next couple of months I will be spending a lot of time with Ted (Phillips) from a transition standpoint,” he said.
Warren was hired by the Chicago Bears as their president and CEO on Thursday, as he returned to the NFL after 3 years with the Big Ten.
“I came here to win championships.”
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— Max Markham (@MaxMarkhamNFL) January 17, 2023
H/T Matt Fortuna.