Jim Morrissey is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for nine seasons for the Chicago Bears and one with the Green Bay Packers. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season. He was also a member of the “Shuffling Crew” in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle. Morrissey was the last Bear to wear number 51 before it was retired in Dick Butkus’ honor.
All-Big Ten linebacker at Michigan State University and team captain leaving the school with one of the highest number of tackles in school history.
One of five children, Morrissey began his football playing career in his prep school days at Flint’s Powers Catholic High School earning All-American Honors.
Jim Morrissey will appear at Chicago Pop Culture Con Sunday, November 25th. and will be available from 1pm to 3pm at the Pheasant Run Mega Center, 4051 E Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174