Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966) is a retired American football quarterback for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys. Currently he works as a television sportscaster for the Fox network. He is also a former joint owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup racing team, Hall of Fame Racing, along with fellow former Cowboys quarterback, Roger Staubach.
Aikman was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and to the College Football Hall of Fame on December 9, 2008 in New York City.
The New York Mets offered Aikman a contract out of high school, but instead of playing baseball he chose to pursue football and attended the University of Oklahoma under head coach Barry Switzer.