#88 | Wide Receiver | Dallas Cowboys | Roster
Profile | Statistics | Career Notes
Through October 10, 1999
Weight: 207 lbs.
Born: March 5, 1966
College: Miami (FL)
Drafted: Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.
Acquired: Re-signed by the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent on Sept. 3, 1992.
In just three season as a starter, Irvin set Miami career records for catches (143), receiving yards (2,423) and TD receptions (26) ... His TD catches in 1986 is also a Hurricanes record ... In Miami's 1987 national championship season ... Michael caught TD passes of 26 and 73 yards in the fourth quarter to hand No. 2-ranked Florida State its only loss and the game-winning TD in the Orange Bowl win over Oklahoma.
All-state at St. Thomas Aquinas High School ... Won several slam dunk contests while in college ... One of 17 children and grew up within three miles of fellow NFL stars Lorenzo White and the Blades brothers Bennie and Brian ... Appears in "Stay In School" ... Hosts weekly television show during the season ... Teams up with Southwest Airlines to fly nearly 100 under-privileged children to spend a day at training camp ... Wife, Sandi, and daughter.