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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: New Triplets vs. Old Triplets? ... Here's What I Think (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
New Triplets vs. Old Triplets? ... Here's What I Think

Michael, Emmitt and Troy ... or Dak, Dez and Zeke? Cowboys legend Michael Irvin is finally weighing in on the "Who's the better set of Triplets" debate -- and he's giving one BIG advantage to the… READ MORE >

Michael Irvin Was CHARGED UP After Rousey Fight (Video)

Michael Irvin
CHARGED UP OVER ROUSEY FIGHT 'Like the Super Bowl!!!'

Michael Irvin was FIRED THE HELL UP on his way out of UFC 207 ... and compared the RUSH he got from watching the fights to the same feeling as winning a Super Bowl!! "I haven't got that feeling… READ MORE >

- 86 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Ezekiel Elliott Gets Me So Hyped ... 'Makes Me Wanna Go Into the Bathroom' (AUDIO)

Michael Irvin
Ezekiel Elliott Gets Me So Hyped 'Makes Me Wanna Go Into the Bathroom'

Is it possible someone can get TOO excited over Ezekiel Elliott? That might be the case with Michael Irvin -- who says the rookie RB gets him so fired up, "it makes me want to go in the bathroom… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Vince Lombardi Was Great ... But Belichick's The GOAT

Michael Irvin
Vince Lombardi Was Great But Bill Belichick's The GOAT!!

Cowboys HOFer Michael Irvin is doubling down on his promise to replace Vince Lombardi's name with Bill Belichick's on his Super Bowl trophies ... sayin' B.B.'s simply the best. TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 186 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Calling Russell Wilson 'Papa' ... Could Be a Good Thing (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
Calling Russell Wilson 'Papa' ... Could Be a Good Thing

Before Future freaks out over his kid calling Russell Wilson "papa" -- there's one thing he should seriously consider ... so says Michael Irvin. The NFL legend was out with his daughter in D.C.… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
Michael Irvin -- I'm Bigger Than Justin Bieber ... Where It Counts (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
I'm Bigger Than Justin Bieber ... Where It Counts

Yep, that headline is a direct reference to Michael Irvin's junk.  We were talking with the Playmaker about celebrity underwear endorsers (yeah, it was a weird convo) ... when we brought up… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Jerry Jones Can Save Johnny Manziel (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
Jerry Jones Can Save Manziel

If there's ANYONE who can get Johnny Manziel on the right path -- it's JERRY JONES ... so says Michael Irvin who tells TMZ Sports he loves the idea of Manziel to the Cowboys.  Irvin was out… READ MORE >

- 418 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Buys Nightclub Roses For Dude ... Here's Why.

Michael Irvin
Buys Nightclub Roses For Dude ... Here's Why.

It was like "The Bachelor" outside of the Hollywood nightclubs this weekend -- with Michael Irvin handing out roses in front of Bootsy Bellows.  So, who was the lucky recipient?   Ya… READ MORE >

- 435 days ago
Terrell Owens -- If Criminals Are In Hall Of Fame ... Why Not Me? (VIDEO)

Terrell Owens
If Criminals Are In Hall Of Fame ... Why Not Me?

Terrell Owens says his locker room issues shouldn't keep him out of the Pro Football Hall Of Fame ... 'cause there are guys in Canton who've done FAR worse ... including DUIs and domestic… READ MORE >

- 438 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Quit Your Tony Romo Bitching, Cowboys Fans ... You NEED Him! (VIDEO)

Michael Irvin
Quit Bitching Cowboys Fans ... You NEED Tony Romo!

Michael Irvin's got a message for Dallas Cowboys fans -- you should ALL be kissing the ground Tony Romo walks on ... and never complain about him again. The Playmaker was at LAX when he went on a… READ MORE >

- 495 days ago

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