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KICKOFF COVERAGE’S HALL OF FAMER A DAY SERIES:

Troy Aikman

Played 12 seasons in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys

Drafted in the first round of the 1989 NFL draft with the first pick by the Dallas Cowboys

Awards and Highlights:

  • 3× Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX),
  • Super Bowl MVP (XXVII)
  • 6× Pro Bowl (1991–1996)
  • First-team All-Pro (1993)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (1996)
  • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor
  • Davey O'Brien Award (1989)
  • Consensus All-American (1988)
  • UCLA Bruins No. 8 retired

Career Stats:

Pass attempts:4,715
Pass completions:2,898
Percentage:61.5
TD–INT:165–141
Passing yards:32,942
Passer rating:81.6

Troy Aikman Quote:

“I HAVE A REAL HARD TIME CLASSIFYING ANYTHING AS MY BIGGEST MOMENT, MY FAVORITE COLOR OR WHATEVER. I’D HAVE TO SAY, THOUGH, THAT THE SUPER BOWL WAS MY GREATEST MOMENT IN SPORTS, AND IT WAS ALSO MY MOST EMOTIONAL MOMENT.”