Legendary Dallas Cowboys wide receiver who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. He recorded over 1,000 receiving yards in five straight seasons from 1991 to 1995 and helped the Cowboys win three Super Bowl Championships.
He attended the University of Miami, where he won the 1987 National Championship.
His career was ended by injury in 1999. He suffered the injury in Philadelphia, where Eagles fans infamously cheered as he left the field on a stretcher.
He fathered three daughters, including two with his wife Sandi Harrell. He grew up as the third-youngest of seventeen children.
Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, and Irvin combined forces for one of the best offensive trios in NFL history.