He owned an ice cream parlor in Surfside Beach South Carolina called The Cow. Karras did not earn a football letter for the 1955 season. He married actress Susan Clark on March 21 1980 and they had a daughter together.
He played football with the Detroit Lions in the National Football League from 1958–1962 and 1964–1970. Alexander George "Alex" Karras (July 15 1935 – October 10 2012) nicknamed "The Mad Duck" was an American football player professional wrestler and actor.