Jim McMahon is a former American football quarterback who played in the NFL from 1982 to 1996. He was born on August 21, 1959, in Jersey City, New Jersey, and played college football at Brigham Young University. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 5th overall pick in the 1982 NFL Draft and played for the team from 1982 to 1988. He also played for the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Arizona Cardinals, and Green Bay Packers during his career.
McMahon is best known for his time with the Chicago Bears, where he was a key member of the team’s 1985 Super Bowl-winning team. He was known for his flamboyant personality, his distinctive headbands, and his trademark sunglasses, as well as for his toughness and competitiveness on the field. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1986 and was a two-time Super Bowl champion. After retiring from football, McMahon became involved in various business ventures and remains a beloved figure in the Chicago sports community.