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Happy Jim McMahon Day: 9 Days to Kickoff!

9 Days to Kickoff!

Jim McMahon

Today we celebrate the fourth of five retired jerseys at BYU, Jim McMahon’s number 9.

Freshman 1977; Sophomore 1978; Redshirt 1979; Junior 1980; Senior 1981
6’1″, 182 pounds
Roy High School (Roy, Utah) Class of 1977
1981 Davey O’Brien & Sammy Baugh Awards
AFCA First-Team All-American, 1980
Consensus First-Team All-American, 1981
First Round NFL Draft Pick, 1982 (Chicago Bears, #5 Pick Overall)
College Football Hall of Famer
1985 Pro Bowler, 2-time Super Bowl Winner, passed for 100 TDs and 18,148 yards in 15-year NFL career