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Troy Aikman

Biography

Previous Dallas Cowboys quarterback who helped the group win 3 Super Bowls Championships and was named MVP of Super Dish XXVII. He was chosen first overall with the Cowboys in 1989 and completed his 12-season career being a 6-period Pro Dish selection. He was provided a contract using the MLB’s NY Mets but converted it right down to play university soccer at Oklahoma and UCLA. He retired with 31,726 profession passing back yards and 165 touchdowns. He’s an associate of both university and pro soccer halls of popularity. He provides two daughters, delivered in 2001 and 2002; he separated from his wife Rhonda Worthey in 2011. He, Michael Irvin, and Emmitt Smith mixed to spearhead the Cowboys’ dynasty from the 1990s.

Quick Facts


Full Name Troy Aikman
Date Of Birth November 21, 1966
Place Of Birth West Covina, CA
Height 1.93 m
Weight 99.8 kg
Profession Football Player
Education University of Oklahoma, University of California, Los Angeles, Henryetta High School
Nationality American
Spouse Rhonda Worthey
Children Jordan Ashley Aikman, Alexa Marie Aikman
Parents Charlyn Aikman, Kenneth Aikman
Awards All-Pro, Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, College Football Hall of Fame, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, College Football All-America Team, Davey O'Brien Award, Silver Anniversary Awards
Nominations Heisman Trophy, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Won NCAA Championship with Oklahoma (1985). Won the Aloha Bowl (1987) and the Cotton Bowl (1989) with UCLA.
2Appeared, with Jerry Jones, in a commercial for Wing-Stop chicken restaurants. [2009]
3Made regular-season debut as an analyst for the Chicago Bears-Baltimore Ravens game. [September 2001]
4Inducted into the ESPN Dallas Hall of Fame in 2011 (inaugural class) with Nolan Ryan, Emmitt Smith, Tom Landry, and Roger Staubach.
5Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.
6Son of Kenneth Aikman.
7Confirmed in a statement to The Dallas Morning News that he and his wife have been separated since November 2010, and are planning to divorce. (25 January 2011).
8Originally made an oral commitment to play football for then-head coach Jimmy Johnson at Oklahoma State. Changed his mind and went to Oklahoma instead.
9Transferred from Oklahoma to UCLA after a broken ankle sidelined him and coach Barry Switzer told Aikman that they were going to an option (mostly non-throwing) offense.
10When Aikman transferred to UCLA, Jimmy Johnson (then head coach of the Miami Hurricanes) tried unsuccessfully (again) to convince Aikman to transfer to Miami and play there. Aikman told Sports Illustrated why he chose not to transfer to Miami: "Didn't like the city".
11Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (February 2006). Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2008).
12Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin, nicknamed the "Triplets" of the 1990s, were elected to the Dallas Cowboys' Ring of Honor (September, 2005).
13Ranks 28th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (81.62).
14Ranks 54th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (1,748).
15Tied with Eddie LeBaron and Jim Zorn at 54th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (141).
16Ranks 47th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (165).
17Ranks 21st on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (32,942).
18Ranks 12th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (2,898).
19Ranks 17th on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (4,715).
20Linked romantically to Lorrie Morgan, Sandra Bullock, Janine Turner, and Abigail Klein. Reportedly took model Tracy Ripsin to Joe Buck and Michelle Beisner's wedding in Cabo San Lucas.
21Dallas Cowboys All-Time Passing Yards Leader (32,942).
22July 30, 2002 welcomed daughter Alexa Marie. She weighed 8lbs 9oz.
23Had surgery to remove a malignant melanoma from his left shoulder blade. [May 1998]
24Aikman's Plano, Texas home suffered approximately $250,000 worth of damage in an early morning fire. Aikman was not at home. Cause of the fire was determined to be faulty wiring. [March 1998]
25Born with a mild form of clubfoot, which was corrected by surgery and wearing casts on both feet until he was 13 months old.
26The NFL Draft Day Helmet Phone the Dallas Cowboys used to select Aikman was sold for $3,000 at auction.
27Threw for 32,942 yards and 165 touchdowns in 12 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. Threw for 3,849 yards and 23 TDs in the postseason.
2894-71 as a starter and 11-4 in the playoffs. His 90 wins in 1990s are the most by any quarterback in any decade.
29His 61.5 completion percentage is the fourth best of all time.
30Had habit of sticking his tongue out when he threw a pass.
31Youngest of three children, his two sisters are nurses. Tammy Aikman-Powell, then a nurse at St. Anthony Hospital (Oklahoma City, OK) assisted victims in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing. She was named president of St. Anthony in October 2013.
32Underwent lasik surgery in 1999.
33Welcomed first child, daughter Jordan Ashley. The baby weighed 8lbs 6oz and was born in Plano, Texas. [August 2001]
34Professional football player.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Simpsons1999TV SeriesTroy Aikman
KaBlam!1998TV SeriesTroy Aikman
Jerry Maguire1996Troy Aikman

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside the Rings2011TV Movie executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super Bowl XLV2011TV SpecialHimself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2011TV SeriesHimself - Football Analyst (segment "Troy")
Year of the Quarterback2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Cubed2010TV SeriesHimself
The Jay Leno Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2004-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Interviewee
Joe Buck Live2009TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLII2008TV SpecialHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2007TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2006TV SeriesHimself
NFL on FOX1994-2006TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback / Himself - Color Commentator
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview2006TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XL2006TV SpecialHimself
2005 NFC Championship Game2006TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2005TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXIX2005TV SpecialHimself - Commentator
ABC News Nightline2005TV SeriesHimself
The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles2004Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Complete History of America's Team: The Dallas Cowboys2003Video documentary
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2001TV SeriesHimself
Up Close Primetime1998-2001TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1990-1999TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football1991-1999TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Prime Time Country1998TV SeriesHimself
King of the Hill1998TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on NBC1993-1997TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
TNT Sunday Night Football1991-1997TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
The 32nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Before They Were Pros1997TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl XXX1996TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
1995 NFC Championship Game1996TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Sports Greats: One on One with David Hartman1995TV MovieHimself
1994 NFC Championship Game1995TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Coach1994TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXVIII1994TV MovieHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
1993 NFC Championship Game1994TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Late Show with David Letterman1994TV SeriesHimself
Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood1993TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl XXVII1993TV MovieHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
1992 NFC Championship Game1993TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1989-1992TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Quarterback / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Qurterback
1989 NFL Draft1989TV MovieHimself - 1st Overall Pick
1989 Mobil Cotton Bowl1989TV MovieHimself - UCLA Bruins Quarterback
Mike & Mike2010-2016TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer / Himself - FOX Sports Football Analyst / Himself - Guest
The Jim Rome Show2016TV SeriesHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
A Football Life2011-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
Undeniable with Joe Buck2015TV SeriesHimself
50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Fox News Sunday2014TV SeriesHimself - Power Player of the Week
Super Bowl XLVIII2014TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
National Football League Honors2012TV MovieHimself
Inside the Rings2011TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer
TMZ on TV2010TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
NFL Top 102007TV Series
Naqoyqatsi2002DocumentaryHimself (at Super Bowl XXX) (uncredited)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2007EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2006EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2004EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst


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