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10 things you might not know about Michael Irvin: The motel room, blackmail, ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Cowboys fans have gotten a good chance to get to know Michael Irvin over the years.

The Hall of Famer is among the most memorable Cowboys to don the silver and navy over the years, both for his on-field ability and off-field notoriety.

Here are 10 things to know about the former Cowboys receiver:

1. Playing prowess

For as much noise as Michael Irvin has made off the field, he's still a football player at his core. After a successful career at Miami that included a national title in 1987 and numerous school records, Irvin came to Dallas as the No. 11 pick of the 1988 draft. In his 12-year career with the Cowboys, he won three Super Bowls, was named to five Pro Bowl teams, set a bevy of Cowboys and NFL receiving records and earned NFL 1990s All-Decade Team honors. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007, choosing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to introduce him before an emotional speech.

A decade later, he was still emotional this February about Jones getting into the Hall of Fame.

Read the full article at Dallas Morning News