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#88 Michael Irvin - WR

Michael Irvin Career NFL Stats 1988-1999
G
REC
RECYARDS
YPC
RECTD
RATT
RYARDS
RTD
TOUCHES
SCRIMMAGE
TOTTD
159
750
11,904
15.9
65
6
6
0
756
11,910
65

 

 

Michael Irvin Childhood

Michael Irvin was born on March 5, 1966 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  He was one of 17 children of Pearl and Walter Irvin. Growing up in South Florida, football was life and Irvin was destined for greatness at a young age. 

 

 

Michael Irvin High School Stats and Awards

Irvin went to Piper High School to start his high school journey. However, he transferred to St. Thomas Aquinas High School after his sophomore year. After sitting out a year due to transfer rules, Irvin starred as an athlete.  He played basketball along with football. His senior year, Irvin led his high schol football team to a state title and earned All-State honors. For his football success, he earned a football scholarship from national powerhouse University of Miami.

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team:1991
2nd Team: 1992, 1993

Pro Bowl Selections
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Receiving Yards Titles
1991
Achievements
Member of 1990s All-Decade Team

 

Michael Irvin College Career Stats and Notes

During his years at Miami, Michael Irvin established himself as one of the premier wide receivers in the county and became a Hurricanes’ legend. Known as 'The Playmaker', Irvin was part of two Miami teams that played for the national championship in 1986 and 1987 (won title in 1987). He was named First Team All-American in 1986 and Second Team All-American in 1987.  After his junior season, Irvin opted for the 1988 NFL Draft. He left the University of Miami as their all-time leader in catches (143), receiving yards (2,423) and receiving TDs (26).

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Irvin NFL Career Stats and Notes

Irvin was selected 11th overall in the 1988 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He suffered through some losing seasons at the start of his career. It wasn’t until his fourth season (1991) the Dallas Cowboys made the playoffs. A young Michael Irvin came into his own that year, leading the league in receiving yards with 1,523. The Dallas Cowboys dynasty would rule the NFL the next four years (1992-95) as they won 3 Super Bowl titles. In 1995, Irvin had his best year as a pro with 111 receptions, 1,603 yards and 10 TDs.

Irvin’s career lasted four more years after his last Super Bowl win. In 1999, he suffered a neck injury which forced him to retire. He left as the Dallas Cowboys’ all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards and TDs. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Irvin NFC Championship Game Stats

Michael Irvin and the Dallas Cowboys became the team of the 1990s due to their three Super Bowl wins in the first half of the decade. During this time, the Cowboys made four consecutive NFC championship games, going 3-1. Irvin was a big part of the Cowboys’ success in those games. The Playmaker totaled 27 receptions, 401 yards and 4 TDs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Irvin Stats by Season

 

 

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