Jim McMahon Speaker Profile
Retired Quarterback for the Chicago Bears
Jim McMahon Biography
Jim McMahon was born August 21, 1959 in Jersey City, New Jersey and is a former American football player, playing collegiately at Brigham Young University and later in the professional ranks with the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles.
In 1985, the Bears won their first 12 games and finished 15-1 for the season. McMahon became a media darling, not only for his outstanding play on the field, but also for his personality. He appeared in a rap record made by the team, "The Super Bowl Shuffle," in which he proclaimed "I'm the punky QB known as McMahon." He ended the season with a strong performance in Super Bowl XX, which the Bears won 46-10 over the New England Patriots. In that game, McMahon became the first quarterback in the history of the Super Bowl to rush for two touchdowns. McMahon earned a spot in the Pro Bowl. He was a point of controversy in New Orleans at the Super Bowl when he "mooned" journalists who were inquiring as to the status of a minor injury to his buttocks. McMahon was notorious for head-first baseball-style slides when running the football, despite being coached to slide feet-first to protect his body. In the playoffs, McMahon heeded this coaching advice and was speared by a defender's helmet squarely in his buttocks, causing a painful deep bruise for which McMahon sought acupuncture treatment.
Since retiring from football in 1997, he has worked as a restaurant owner and motivational speaker. In December 2006, McMahon went to Iraq with the USO to visit American forces in the field.
McMahon has been married to Nancy Daines since 1982. They have four children and reside in Northfield, Illinois. His children's names are Ashley, Sean, Alexis, and Zach. All of his kids but one have graduated from Glenbrook North High School. Zach, his youngest son, plays football and baseball for Glenbrook North.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:42 am
Jim McMahon, quarterback of the Super Bowl XX Champion Chicago Bears, is featured on the cover of next week's Sports Illustrated with girlfriend Laurie Navon. They are both part of the story in the article, "The Women Behind the Retired NFL Men Who Suffer From Brain Trauma." The 53-year-old started experiencing behavior changes a little over five years ago, according to Navon, and...[Read More]
Posted on 17 December 2013 | 2:58 am
Legendary Bears coach Mike Ditka and former quarterback Jim McMahon teamed up together except this time off the football field in a new series of commercials for the online discount retailer Overstock.com. The 30-second spot features Ditka and McMahon addressing a room of reporters at a press conference. The next commercial in the series will be a holiday spot with Ditka and McMahon...[Read More]
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