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Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin is a three time Super Bowl Champ who played for the Dallas Cowboys. The retired NFLer earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Before getting drafted by the league in 1988, Irvin made his mark in college at the University of Miami. He won the National Championships in 1987 as a Miami Hurricane. Irvin went after the mirrorball with pro partner Anna Demidova on Season Nine of “Dancing With the Stars,” but walked away without the trophy, finishing seventh. He now puts his sports knowledge to use on the NFL Network as an on-air personality. He’s also appeared in the films “The Longest Yard” and “Jerry Maguire.” Irvin was born on March 5, 1996 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is the 15th of 17 children. He married his wife Sandy Harrell in June 1990 and they have four children. His son, Michael Irvin II inherited more than just his dad’s name, but his athletic prowess. He has followed in his father’s footsteps to play football at the University of Miami. Irvin has had a few run-ins with the law over the years. On March 4, 1996, he was arrested in a motel room when police came to investigate a noise complaint. Cops discovered two topless dancers, a former teammate, and cocaine and marijuana in the room with Irvin. He was indicted on second-degree felony charges of cocaine possession and misdemeanor marijuana charges. A man was arrested for attempting to extort Irvin and a cop was arrested for hiring a hitman to kill the ex-football player. Irvin pleaded no contest and received four years probation, a $10,000 fine, and 800 hours of community service and was suspended for the first four games of the 1996 season. In 2007, Irvin alleges he fell victim to blackmail. He found a new appreciation for his recognizability in 2011 when someone was about to attempt carjack him, but changed his mind at the last minute upon realizing it was Michael Irvin behind the wheel.

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Michael Irvin: I'll Pay for My Accuser's Rehab, She Needs Help

Michael Irvin
I'll Pay for My Accuser's Rehab ... She Needs Help

Michael Irvin says he doesn't want revenge against the woman who accused him of rape -- he wants to help her ... and he's willing to pay for her stint in rehab.  As we previously reported,… READ MORE >

Michael Irvin's Accuser Did Cocaine and MDMA Before Alleged Incident, Cops Say

Cops: Michael Irvin's Accuser
Did Cocaine and MDMA ... Before Alleged Incident

The woman who accused Michael Irvin of rape tested positive for several drugs in her system after the alleged incident, including cocaine and ecstasy ... this according to prosecutors. … READ MORE >

- 19 hours ago
Michael Irvin Off the Hook In Rape Case

Michael Irvin
Off the Hook In Rape Case

Prosecutors will NOT press rape charges against Michael Irvin after investigators determined they had no strong case against the NFL Hall of Famer, officials tell TMZ Sports. As we previously… READ MORE >

- 20 hours ago
Tyron Woodley Says He's Down To Train Michael Irvin

Tyron Woodley
I'm Down To Train Michael Irvin!!

Michael Irvin just caught a HUGE break in his dream to become an MMA fighter ... 'cause UFC superstar Tyron Woodley says he's down to help kick-start the Hall of Famer's career in the cage!!… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Michael Irvin: I Want an MMA Fight, I'm Dead Serious

Michael Irvin
I Want an MMA Fight ... I'm Dead Serious

51-year-old Michael Irvin says he's itchin' for a fight -- a real MMA match -- telling TMZ Sports, "I would whoop somebody up!" READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Michael Irvin Pushes Prosecutors to Drop Rape Case: 'It's Been Too Long'

Michael Irvin
Pushes Officials to Drop Rape Case ... 'It's Been Too Long'

Michael Irvin has a message for officials investigating the sexual assault allegations against him ... it's time to close the case and move on ... saying the investigation has gone on for… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Michael Irvin Says Dak Prescott Can Study Psychology, AFTER FOOTBALL (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
Hey Dak, Study Plays First ... Psychology Later

Michael Irvin says Dak Prescott needs to be studying something ... and it ain't psychology, telling TMZ Sports that as long as Dak is a Cowboy, the playbook comes 1st, and the PhD 2nd. Prescott… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Michael Irvin Says Rape Kit Came Back Negative, Cops Won't Confirm

Michael Irvin
Claims Rape Kit Came Back Negative ... Cops Won't Confirm

Michael Irvin says his legal team has been informed the rape kit in his sexual assault investigation has come back negative ... though officials would not confirm or deny when contacted by TMZ… READ MORE >

- 59 days ago
Michael Irvin Says Odell Beckham Jr.'s Priority Has To Be The NFL And Fame And Money Will Come

Odell Beckham Jr.
Message From Michael Irvin Focus On Football

Money, fame and girls will come ... but Odell Beckham Jr. has to make football and his teammates the top priority in his life ... Michael Irvin tells TMZ Sports. We talked to Irvin -- who back in… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Michael Irvin: I Did NOT Have Sex with Accuser ... Period.

Michael Irvin
I Did NOT Have Sex with Accuser ... Period.

Michael Irvin says he did NOT have any sort of sexual relations with the person accusing him of sexual assault ... telling TMZ Sports he treated the woman like family in the years before the… READ MORE >

- 112 days ago
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