Tony Dorsett

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Birthday
7, 1954
Birthplace
Rochester, PA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace
Rochester, PA

About

Standout University of Pittsburgh football player who became a Hall of Fame running back with the Dallas Cowboys. He won the 1976 Heisman Trophy and helped lead the Cowboys to victory in Super Bowl XII.

Before Fame

At Hopewell High School in Western PA, he won the running back battle after catching a 75-yard screen pass.

Trivia

There is a drive named in his honor near Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

Family Life

He married Janet Simon in 1981 and they divorced in 1985. He then married Janet Harmon Dorsett in 2000.

Associated With

He and Tim Tebow finished their careers near the top of the list of most rushing touchdowns in NCAA history.