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Michael Irvin

Michael Jerome Irvin (born March 5, 1966) is a former American football player for the Dallas Cowboys, and actor. He is also a former broadcaster for ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown and currently an analyst for NFL Network. Irvin was self-nicknamed "The Playmaker" due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his college career. He played college football at the University of Miami. In 2007, he was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Irvin is also known as one of "The Triplets" along with Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith. The Triplets highlighted the Dallas Cowboys' offense in the 1990s that won three Super Bowls. He competed in season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. Irvin was the 9th contestant to be eliminated. The 15th of 17 siblings, Irvin was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He first attended Piper High School then went on to become a football star at St. Thomas Aquinas High School and was heavily recruited by the University of Miami, one of the top collegiate football programs in the nation. With the University of Miami, under coach Jimmy Johnson, Irvin set school records for career receptions (143), receiving yards (2,423 - later broken by Santana Moss) and

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Michael Irvin -- I'm Pulling for Michael Sam ... Let's Make History at NFL Draft

Michael Irvin
I'm Pulling for Michael Sam Let's Make History at NFL Draft

NFL hopeful Michael Sam has some powerful friends in his corner -- including Hall fo Famer Michael Irvin who says he's pulling hard for a team to make Sam the first openly gay player to be drafted… READ MORE >

Michael Irvin -- Russell Wilson Could be the 'Doug Williams' Of Short People

Michael Irvin
Russell Wilson Could be 'Doug Williams' ... Of Short People

Russell Wilson could make HISTORY if he wins the Super Bowl tonight ... not because he'd be the 2nd black QB to do it, but because he'd be the FIRST short QB to do it ... so says Michael Irvin.The… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Michael Irvin -- NFL FOOTBALL STARTS TONIGHT!!!

Michael Irvin
NFL FOOTBALL STARTS TONIGHT!

NFL legend Michael Irvin hit up Craig's in Hollywood last night ... which reminds us ... THE NFL SEASON OFFICIALLY STARTS TONIGHT ... AHHHH!!!!!!!!!We talked to Irvin about the NFL's new deal with… READ MORE >

- 329 days ago
Michael Irvin -- I'm 46 ... AND I'M STILL RIPPED!!!

Michael Irvin
I'm 46 Years Old ... AND I'M STILL RIPPED!!!

It's been 14 years since Dallas Cowboys superstar Michael Irvin hung up his cleats ... but the guy is still SHREDDED ... and last night, he proved it. The 46-year-old Hall of Famer was outside of… READ MORE >

- 545 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Al Michaels is Wrong - Raiders CAN Win!

Michael Irvin
I Don't Believe Al Michaels!!! Raiders CAN Win Super Bowl

NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin knows what it takes to win a Super Bowl ... or three ... and last night, he spoke out AGAINST Al Michaels ... saying the Oakland Raiders CAN win a championship… READ MORE >

- 1058 days ago
Michael Irvin: God Says, Gay Is Okay [VIDEO]

Michael Irvin: God Says, Gay Is Okay [VIDEO]

NFL legend Michael Irvin claims his recent blowout pro-gay interview was divinely inspired -- telling TMZ, God gave everyone the freedom to choose who to love ... and you DON'T mess with God.Irvin… READ MORE >

- 1113 days ago
Irvin Triple Teamed -- Accused of Stealing Show

Irvin Triple Teamed -- Accused of Stealing Show

One of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history is playing defense for a change -- after three TV producers accused Michael Irvin of stealing their idea for a football-based reality show.… READ MORE >

- 1884 days ago

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