43 Facts About Michael Irvin

1. Michael Irvin told lineman Everett McIver to get out of his chair, because he was going to get his haircut before McIver.

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2. Michael Irvin was married to a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and had two kids at the time.

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3. Michael Irvin has gotten away with a lot of stuff over the years.

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4. Michael Irvin is one of the few talking heads on NFL Network I can even listen to anymore.

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5. Michael Irvin went to St Thomas Aquinas, a private Catholic school.

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6. Michael Irvin was born on 5 March 1966 as Michael Jerome Irvin.

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7. In 1995, Michael Irvin had 1,603 receiving yards and Emmitt Smith rushed for 1,773 yards.

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8. Michael Irvin was carted off the Philadelphia field on a stretcher as Philadelphia's fans cheered, [16] and the play in Philadelphia proved to be his last.

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9. Michael Irvin was nicknamed " The Playmaker " due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his college and pro careers.

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10. Michael Irvin previously shown that he was a skillful football-player, when he was a pupil at the College of Miami.

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11. Michael Irvin had to actually compete with other great players for his stats.

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12. Michael Irvin played with like 11 Hall of Famers to get those 3 rings.

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13. Michael Irvin was clutch in big games but Smith was a better overall receiver and it is not close.

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14. Michael Irvin was lucky Jimmy Johnson drafted him and that Johnson was a guy who got the cap early on, similar to how BB was trying to set it up in Cleveland, but wasn't allowed to.

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15. Michael Irvin was a big part of doing that 3 TIMES, nearly 4 times.

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16. Michael Irvin is the most overrated WR this side of Art Monk.

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17. Michael Irvin is known as one of "The Triplets" along with Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith.

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18. Michael Irvin was self-nicknamed "The Playmaker" due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his college and pro career.

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19. In 2005, Michael Irvin was the co-star in the movie The Longest Yard.

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20. Michael Irvin was inducted into Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor in 2005.

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21. Michael Irvin was pro football's leading receiver in 1991, collecting 93 passes for 1,523 yards, and he appeared in the Pro Bowl.

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22. Michael Irvin quickly lived up to his reputation for both talent and trash talk.

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23. Michael Irvin graduated from Miami in 1988 with a degree in business management.

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24. Michael Irvin was a key contributor to the Cowboys' powerhouse offense and their impressive record of three Super Bowl victories during his 12 seasons of play.

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25. On July 17, 1996, the day the trial ended, Michael Irvin held a news conference and was, for the first time, contrite.

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26. Michael Irvin was born on March 5, 1966, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Walter and Pearl Irvin.

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27. Michael Irvin had his scuffles with the law: In 1996, police arrested him in a motel room drug bust.

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28. Michael Irvin was, after all, Aikman's favorite receiver and close friend during a 1990s glory era in which they won three Super Bowls together and carved Pro Football Hall of Fame careers.

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29. Michael Irvin discussed his homosexual older brother, who died of stomach cancer in 2006.

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30. Michael Irvin has a supporting role in the 2017 basketball drama Slamma Jamma as a sleazy sports agent.

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31. Michael Irvin was a co-star in the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.

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32. Michael Irvin filed a $100 million defamation countersuit, which was dropped when the case was settled out of court in January 2011.

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33. Michael Irvin was pulled over in Plano, Texas, for speeding on November 25, 2005.

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34. On October 14, 2007, Michael Irvin accepted his Hall of Fame ring at Texas Stadium during halftime of the Dallas CowboysNew England Patriots game.

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35. Michael Irvin was inducted into the Hall of Fame on August 4, 2007 in Canton, Ohio.

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36. Michael Irvin became eligible for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005.

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37. Michael Irvin was a key playmaker for the Dallas Cowboys that won 6 division titles and three Super Bowls.

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38. Michael Irvin finished his career with 750 receptions for 11,904 yards (21st all-time in the NFL) and 65 touchdowns.

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39. Michael Irvin was the last Tom Landry-coached player to retire from the NFL.

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40. In 1992 and 1993, Michael Irvin was a key player on the Cowboys' Super Bowl teams.

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41. Michael Irvin was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.

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42. Michael Irvin skipped his final year of eligibility at Miami and declared for the 1988 NFL Draft.

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43. Michael Irvin was nicknamed "The Playmaker" due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his college and pro careers.

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