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Troy Aikman has distinguished himself as one of America best quarterbacks. Selected the number one overall NFL draft pick in 1989, he is one of only three players to lead a team to three Super Bowl victories. He has rewritten every passing record in the legendary Cowboy history.
Troy Aikman was born on November 21, 1966 in West Covina, California. At the age of 12 his family moved to Oklahoma where he earned all state honors in football and baseball at Henryetta High School. He finished his college career at UCLA as the third rated passer in NCAA history and led the bruins to wins in both the Aloha and Cotton Bowls.
Aikman has guided the Dallas Cowboys from the National Football League cellars 0f 1-15 in 1989 to four consecutive NFC Championship Games and three Super Bowl titles. He was named MVP of Super Bowl XXVII. The bigger the game, the better he played.
His six straight Pro Bowl selections (1991-1996) indicate the respect of his peers, as well as securing him a place in the Professional Football Hall of Fame.
In 1992 Aikman established the Troy Aikman Foundation. In 1995 his foundation made a donation to Children Medical Center in Dallas for the funding of Aikman End Zone, an interactive playroom and education center for children staying at the hospital.
In the spring of 1997, Aikman End Zone was opened at Cook Children Medical Center in Fort Worth, and in 1998 he opened one in Oklahoma City. In addition to his foundation activities, Troy set up scholarships at Henryetta High School and at UCLA. Aikman is the recipient of many humanitarian awards. From 1991-96 he was one of the five finalists for NFL Man of the Year, and in 1997 he was honored with the True Value Man of the Year Award, the leagues highest award for community involvement.
Following his 12-year career as quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, Troy Aikman is now one of the lead analysts for the NFL on FOX.
Change is Good: Making the Most out of Unexpected Opportunities
Troy Aikman, Dallas Cowboys quarterback and three-time Super Bowl Champion, offers practical advice on how to use unexpected change and temporary setbacks as an opportunity to grow in new and better ways. Troy shares with audiences his life experiences -- from how his interest in football developed to his successes and failures in his professional career, including his decision to retire. Audiences will emerge with a renewed sense of spirit and motivation and ready to tackle any obstacle that stands in their way to success.
Leading a Winning Team: Your Playbook for Success
Known with his fellow teammates Michael Irvin and Emmitt Smith as "The Triplets," Troy Aikman knows first-hand what it takes to form and lead a winning team. Troy offers strategies and insight on recognizing each team member's individual assets and how to maximize them for peak team performance.
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