Former NFL quarterback who was selected to his first Pro Bowl game in 2006, representing the Dallas Cowboys. He set a number of Cowboys franchise records, including most career touchdown passes and most single season passing yards. After retirement, he became a color analyst for the NFL.
He won the Walter Payton Award as the best player in Div I-AA while starring for the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
He was a fan of Brett Favre while growing up, and he later competed against him in the NFL.
He had a much publicized relationship with singer Jessica Simpson from 2007 to 2009. He married beauty queen Candice Crawford in May 2011. Their first son, Hawkins, was born on April 9, 2012. Their second, Rivers, was born on March 18, 2014. On August 23, 2017, they welcomed their third son, Jones Mccoy.
He broke Troy Aikman's Cowboys franchise record for most touchdown passes.