#13 | Quarterback | Miami Dolphins | Roster
Profile | Statistics | Career Notes
Through January 15, 2000
Weight: 224 lbs.
Born: September 15, 1961
Drafted: Selected by the Miami Dolphins in the first round (27th pick overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft.
In four seasons completed 693 of 1,204 for 8,597 yards, 79 TDs and 69 INTs ... Record-holder in passing yards for season (2,876 in 1981) and career (8,597); in passes attempted and completed for season (226 of 380 in 1981) and career (693 of 1,204), and in TD passes for season (37 in 1981) and career (79) ... School's all-time total offense leader with 8,290 yards ... Had Pitt jersey retired ... Finished college career ranked on NCAA all-time lists as fifth in passing yardage, fourth in completions and fourth in TD passes ... During his time, the Panthers made four bowl appearances - Fiesta, Gator, Sugar and Cotton ... All-American as a junior and finished fourth in Heisman Trophy balloting ... MVP of the Sugar Bowl ... Communications degree.
Co-winner of the 1988 AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm ... Worked as color commentator on USA cable network's coverage of World League of American Football ... Played himself in 1994 movie "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" ... Won two of NFL Quarterback Challenges in Hawaii ... Established foundation to help support South Florida charities ... Sponsors annual golf tournament to benefit the Leukemia Fund ... 1994 United Way representative ... Neighborhood field named after him in 1990 ... No. 1 pick in the first USFL Draft, by the Los Angeles Express ... 1979 fourth-round choice of the Kansas City Royals ... Attended Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, lettering in football and baseball.