Tony Dorsett Net Worth

Tony Dorsett Net Worth is
$5 Million

Tony Dorsett Bio/Wiki 2017

Tony Dorsett has an estimated net worth of $5 million. After attending the University of Pittsburgh, Tony Dorsett was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys as its 2nd overall pick in the first round of the 1977 NFL Draft, where he played with from 1977 until 1987. Before his retirement in 1987, Tony Dorsett played first with the Denver Broncos. Regarded as among the greatest running backs in the history of college football, Tony Dorsett chose the 7th place on ESPN’s Top 25 Players in the history of College football. In 1994, he became an inductee to the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Quick Facts

Full NameTony Dorsett
Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthApril 7, 1954
Height1.8 m
Weight87 kg
ProfessionActor, American football player
EducationUniversity of Pittsburgh, Hopewell High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJanet Harmon Dorsett (m. 2000), Julie Simon (m. 1981–1985)
ChildrenAnthony Dorsett
ParentsWes Dorsett, Myrtle Dorsett
SiblingsKeith Dorsett, Juanita Dorsett
AwardsHeisman Trophy, NFL Honors - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
MoviesBlood Equity, The Big Bounce, Necessary Roughness, Kill Zone


Interesting Facts

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1Holds the NFL record for the longest run from scrimmage of 99 yards, set on January 3, 1983 against the Minnesota Vikings.
2Is the only player in the history of football to have played on a collegiate national championship team, won the Heisman Trophy, been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, play on a team that won the Super Bowl, and be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
3A native of Western Pennsylvania, he grew up a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and jokingly said to then-Steelers owner Art Rooney before the draft, "Mr. Rooney, please don't let me go!".
4Rushed for 6,082 career yards in his college career, still an NCAA record. In his Heisman Trophy season, he rushed for 1,948 yards and 21 touchdowns.
5Rushed for 1,007 yards in his rookie season (1977) with the Dallas Cowboys and was named the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the year, despite not starting until the 11th game of the season. Helped lead the Cowboys to the Super Bowl XII title.
6Played his college football at the University of Pittsburgh from 1973 to 1976, winning the Heisman Trophy his senior season (1976) and leading the Panthers to the national championship.
7First player in NCAA history with four 1,000-yard rushing seasons, and the first to have three 1,500-yard seasons.
8Dallas traded their 1977 first-round NFL draft pick and three second-round picks to the Seattle Seahawks for the rights to draft him #2 in 1977.
9Ranks 16th on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (77).
10Ranks 52nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Average List (4.339).
11Ranks 7th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (12,739).
12Ranks 9th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (2,936).
13Holds NFL all time record for longest touchdown run (99 yards)
14Professional football player.
15Inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame, 1994.
16Played running back for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys (1977-1987) and Denver Broncos (1988).


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cooking with the Legends2009TV Mini-SeriesLegend Grp 1
The Big Bounce2004Worker #2
Kill Zone1993Sheriff
Necessary Roughness1991Convict Football Player

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CBS News Sunday Morning2016TV Series documentaryHimself
A Season with Notre Dame Football2015TV SeriesHimself - Pitt Alumnus & Heisman Trophy Winner
Drew Pearson Live2015TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
The American Dream2015TV MovieHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Blood Equity2009Video documentary
From the Corner2008DocumentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2005TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1977-2005TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself / Himself - Denver Broncos Running Back
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2004TV SpecialHimself - On Parade Float
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tim McCarver Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Wheel of Fortune2003TV SeriesHimself
Sports Geniuses2000TV SeriesHimself
Margarita Bowl1996TV MovieHimself
American Gladiators1993TV SeriesHimself - Contender
Ebony/Jet Showcase1991TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on NBC1977-1988TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Denver Broncos Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running back
The NFL on CBS1978-1985TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
Battle of the Network Stars XIV1983TV SpecialHimself - Commissioner
1982 NFC Championship Game1982TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
1981 NFC Championship Game1982TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
1980 NFC Championship Game1981TV MovieHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
1978 NFC Championship Game1979TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
Super Bowl XII1978TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
1977 NFC Championship Game1978TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Player
1977 Sugar Bowl1977TV MovieHimself - Pittsburgh Panthers Running Back

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life2016TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer
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