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The elder Morrissey was a linebacker from 1981-84 and made an All-Big Ten team. He went on to play for nine seasons in the NFL, mostly for the Chicago Bears. He was a part of the Chicago Bears Super Bowl 1986 championship team and the Super Bowl Shuffle:
Morrissey also is the last Chicago Bear to wear #51 before retiring it for good in honor of Dick Butkus. Also of note, Matt's older sister, Anna, is a member of MSU's womens basketball team.