James Robert McMahon Jr. (born August 21, 1959) is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons, most notably with the Chicago Bears. McMahon played college football at BYU, winning the Davey O'Brien Award and Sammy Baugh Trophy as a senior.
(NewsNation Now) — Jim McMahon is one of the most iconic quarterbacks to play professional football. Larger than life on the field and off, McMahon led the Chicago Bears to their only Super Bowl title, in 1985. He’s back in Chicago for his forthcoming documentary about his life, “Mad Mac.” “I always love coming back […]
McMahon, 61, has struggled health-wise throughout retirement in large part because of concussions he suffered as a player. He said in 2012 that he had early-stage dementia. While that continues to ...
Jim McMahon. James Robert McMahon (Mad Mac, Jersey Jim, The Punky QB or McManiac) Position: QB Throws: Right. 6-1 , 195lb (185cm, 88kg) Born: August 21 in Jersey City, NJ (Age: 63-212d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info. 1x Pro Bowl. 2x SB Champ. 1991 PFWA Comeback Player.
Jim McMahon was the quarterback of one of the best teams of the 1980s – the 1985 Chicago Bears. Although those Bears were mostly recognized for their dominant defense, McMahon was the field general for a highly effective offense that averaged 28.5 points per game.
On a team filled with eccentric and zany players, the ultimate character was Jim McMahon. McMahon was the punk quarterback who said his mind, changed plays without permission, wore banned clothing and marched to the beat of his own drum. The three Bears – Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, and Kevin Butler, pose alongside the Abbey Road sign in London.
Nearly six years ago, former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon characterized former Browns (and current Patriots) coach Bill Belichick as a liar. Earlier today, McMahon opted for a more colorful term.