One of the most recognizable faces in Cowboys lore, Troy Aikman quarterbacked Dallas to three Super Bowl championships. He also earned six Pro Bowl nods and Super Bowl XXVII MVP honors, and trails only Tony Romo for most passing touchdowns and yards in Cowboys history. As the Hall of Fame quarterback celebrates his 50th birthday on Nov. 21, 2016, we present these classic SI photos of Troy Aikman through the years.
Tim Brown—the 1987 Heisman Trophy winner, nine-time Pro Bowl and both College Football and NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver—turned 50 years old on July 22, 2016. In celebration of his 50th birthday, we present these classic SI photos of "Touchdown Timmy" through the years.
Before he called Sunday's Seahawks-Eagles game in Philadelphia, three-time Super Bowl champion and 2006 Hall of Fame inductee Troy Aikman opened up on topics ranging from J.J. Watt’s MVP candidacy to Jim Harbaugh’s anticipated demise in San Francisco to his thoughts on the Cowboys’ playoff chances.
Paul Hornung is the first athlete to win the Heisman Trophy, be selected as the first overall pick in the NFL Draft, win the NFL MVP award, and be inducted into both the professional and college football halls of fame. A versatile player, Hornung was a halfback, quarterback and place-kicker who also played college basketball for Notre Dame. In celebration of Hornung's 80th birthday on Dec. 23, 2015, we present these classic photos of the "Golden Boy."
Troy Aikman thought there was a "real good chance" the Dallas Cowboys were going to select Johnny Manziel if he fell to them in the NFL draft, and the former Cowboys quarterback was surprised when they didn't, he said Wednesday.
Jerry Rice owns virtually every major NFL receiving record. No matter how you slice it, the NFL has never seen a player as dominant for as many seasons as Rice was. Inducted into NFL Hall of Fame in 2010, the 13-time Pro Bowl selection, 12-time All-Pro, two-time Offensive Player of the Year, three-time Super Bowl winner, ranked No. 1 player of all-time by NFL.com, turned 54 years old on Oct. 13, 2016. Nicknamed "World", because there wasn't a ball in the world he couldn't catch when he attended Mississippi Valley State University, Rice was later dubbed “The G.O.A.T.” (Greatest of All Time).