Troy Aikman’s NFL Contract

Last Modified Jul 11, 2023 06:52 GMT

Troy Aikman, a former finals MVP and three-time Super Bowl champion, is an ESPN analyst. Troy was picked by the Dallas Cowboys and spent 12 years with the organization. He appeared in two of the Dallas Cowboys' three Super Bowl appearances. He was named to the Pro Bowl six times.


Troy Aikman
Troy Aikman


The drought before the Dallas Cowboys' three consecutive titles was fairly extensive. Troy, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, and Tommie Agee were four of the most significant elements of the Dallas Cowboys' three-peat in the 1990s. Troy's outstanding performance earned him induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007.


Even though Troy has retired from the game for many years now, let’s look at how much did the legend earn in his 12 year run with the Cowboys.


Troy Aikman’s Contract Breakdown



YEARTEAMSALARYSIGNING BONUSRESTRUCTURE BONUSEARNINGS
1989Dallas Cowboys$787,000$2,750,000 $3,537,000
1990Dallas Cowboys$1,000,000 $1,000,000
1991Dallas Cowboys$1,250,000 $1,250,000
1992Dallas Cowboys$1,500,000 $1,500,000
1993Dallas Cowboys$2,500,000$8,250,000 $10,750,000
1994Dallas Cowboys$1,750,000 $1,750,000
1995Dallas Cowboys$1,120,000 $2,380,000$3,500,000
1996Dallas Cowboys$4,000,000 $4,000,000
1997Dallas Cowboys$4,500,000 $4,500,000
1998Dallas Cowboys$3,750,000 $1,750,000$5,500,000
1999Dallas Cowboys$3,000,000$13,000,000 $16,000,000
2000Dallas Cowboys$2,250,000 $2,250,000
Total $27,407,000$24,000,000$4,130,000$55,537,000

How much did Troy Aikman earn during his NFL years?

After playing 12 years for the Dallas Cowboys, Troy Aikman has earned a total of around $56 million. Troy was a star back in the 90’s. He is one of the key contributors to the three titles that Dallas won. Troy was even named MVP of Super Bowl XXVII. His total earnings include all, signing bonus, restructuring bonus, and his salary.


What were the terms of Troy Aikman’s Contract?

The specifics of the contract is not known. Troy Aikman was some of the biggest paid players in the NFL during his tenure. From 1993-2000 Troy Aikman had signed a 8 year, $44,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $8,250,000 signing bonus, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.



FAQs

A. Apart from his broadcasting career, Troy Aikman has been involved in business ventures. He has invested in various businesses, including real estate, restaurants, and technology startups.

A. Yes, Troy Aikman is married. He married Capa Mooty (formerly known as Catherine "Capa" Mooty) in 2017. It is his second marriage. Aikman has two children from his previous marriage. However, Troy was seen being intimate with a younger woman earlier this month. 

A. During his career, Troy Aikman completed 61.5% of his passes for 32,942 yards, 165 touchdowns, and 141 interceptions. He had a career passer rating of 81.6.

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