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Tony Dorsett Speaker Profile

Hall Of Fame Running Back for the Dallas Cowboys

  • Tony Dorsett Speaker
Football Celebrities, Hall of Famer Athletes, Heisman Trophy Winners
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Corporate Appearances, Speaking Engagements, Autograph Signings, Endorsements, Meet & Greets and Keynote Speeches
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Texas - TX
Appearance Booking Fee Range:
$10,000-$20,000
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Tony Dorsett Biography

Tony Dorsett was born April 7, 1954 and is a former football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.

Dorsett recorded 12,733 yards and 77 touchdowns in his 12-year career. Dorsett also had 13 receiving scores and even a fumble recovery for a touchdown. On January 3, 1983, during a Monday Night Football game in Minnesota, Dorsett broke a 99-yard touchdown run against the Vikings, which is the longest run from scrimmage in NFL history. Dorsett broke the previous record of 97 yards, set by Andy Uram in 1939 and tied by Bob Gage, in 1949. Another notable fact about his record-breaking run was that the Cowboys only had 10 men on the field, as fullback Ron Springs was unaware of the play being called.  In spite of the feat, the Cowboys would lose the game 27-31.


Dorsett made the Pro Bowl 4 times during his career (1978, 1981-€“1983) and rushed for over 1,000 yards in 8 of his first 9 seasons. The only season that he didn't reach the 1,000 rushing yards milestone was the strike-shortened, 9-game season of 1982 which he led the NFC in rushing with 745 yards. He was a First-team All-Pro in 1981 and a Second-team All-Pro in 1982 and 1983.


Dorsett was elected to both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994 and was enshrined in the Texas Stadium Ring of Honor the same year. In 1999, he was ranked number 53 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players. He is one of only two players in history (along with former running back Marcus Allen) who has won the Heisman Trophy, won the Super Bowl, won the College National Championship, been enshrined in the College Hall of Fame, and been enshrined in the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.


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Cowboys Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett Making Appearance at Fantasy Football Fest

Posted on 8 December 2014 | 9:35 pm

Tony Dorsett AppearancesFantasy Football Fest is just around the corner. The ultimate fantasy football experience will be taking place at the Atlantic City Convention Center on August 18th-19th. FFF 2012 will consist of two days of panel discussions, exhibitor tables, networking with other fans and plenty of athlete appearances, including Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame, Tony Dorsett. Tony was inducted into the...[Read More]

Hall of Fame Running Back Tony Dorsett Speaks at New Mexico Bowl Kickoff Luncheon

Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:19 pm

Tony Dorsett SpeakerLast week former Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett was featured as the keynote speaker for the New Mexico Bowl Kickoff Luncheon held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Albuquerque. The Pro Football Hall of Famer spoke to both teams, including the NCAA’s two leading rushers: Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey and Nevada’s Stefphon Jefferson. Dorsett made it clear that he doesn't...[Read More]

Cowboys Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett to Sign Autographs at CSA Show

Posted on 29 May 2013 | 4:10 pm

Tony Dorsett AppearanceLegendary Dallas Cowboys' running back  Tony Dorsett is scheduled to make an appearance at the CSA Show at Chantilly this summer. The 1976 Heisman Trophy winner helped the Cowboys to victory in Super Bowl XII and is the eighth leading rusher of all-time. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1994. Dorsett will meet with fans and sign autographs at the show on...[Read More]

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