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Troy Aikman
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No. 8
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: November 21, 1966 (1966-11-21) (age 54)
West Covina, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 221 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Henryetta (OK)
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX),
  • Super Bowl MVP (XXVII)
  • Pro Bowl (1991–1996)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (1997)
  • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor
  • National champion (1985)
  • Davey O'Brien Award (1988)
  • Consensus All-American (1988)
  • UCLA Bruins No. 8 retired
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts: 4,715
Pass completions: 2,898
Percentage: 61.5
TDINT: 165–141
Passing yards: 32,942
Passer rating: 81.6
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966 in West Covina, California) is a former American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, and is now a television sportscaster for the Fox television network. He is also a shared owner of the NASCAR Nextel Cup racing team, Hall of Fame Racing, along with fellow former Cowboys quarterback, Roger Staubach. He was chosen for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006.


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