Where are they now?

It's time to catch up with three former Bears, including a member of the '85 Super Bowl squad.

Jim Morrissey (LB, Bears 1985-93) is a financial consultant for AXZ Advisors, LLC, the broker-dealer and investment advisors for AXA Financial, INC. He lives in Lincolnshire, Ill., with his wife Amy and their children, Michael, 15, Caitlin, 13, Anna, 10, and Matthew, 7. Morrissey serves on the board of the Riverside Foundation, a home for mentally handicapped adults. He likes to golf and play basketball.

Ted Karras (OG, Steelers, Bears Lions and Rams 1958-66, Chicago 1960-64) finished his first season as offensive line coach for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, a Division III college in Gary, Ind. His son Ted, Jr., is head coach and son Jeffery is defensive coordinator. Karras and his wife of 39 years, Anna Marie live in Gary and have three sons and three grandchildren. In his spare time Karras like to go bass fishing.

Mark Nordquist (OG-C, Eagles and Bears 1968-76, Chicago 1975-76) is the principal investor in Nordquist Enterprises, LLC, a holding company for real estate-development and –consulting, art-studio, and motivational-speaking businesses. He and his wife Joy live in Carlsbad, Calf. They have two children and two grandchildren. Nordquist volunteers his time with Mission San Luis Rey and the Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad. He likes to play basketball, golf, downhill ski and scuba dive. Nordquist is also a self-sculptor whose signature works are bronze animal-themed chess pieces.


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