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Troy Vincent

AKA Troy Darnell Vincent

Born: 8-Jun-1971 [1]
Birthplace: Trenton, NJ

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: All-pro defensive back

Picked 7th overall from UW-Madison in the 1992 NFL Draft, by the Miami Dolpins. In 1996 he became a free agent and was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. While with the Eagles he was selected for Pro Bowls starting in 1999 for five consecutive seasons. The year 1999 also saw him #1 for intersections in the entire NFL. Vincent was chosen Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2002. In 2004, he again became a free agent, but in his final years suffered from knee and hamstring injuries.


[1] Printed and online sources vary, giving 1969, 1970, or 1971. Ray Didinger and Robert S. Lyons, The Eagles Encyclopedia (2005), gives 1971 as his birthdate, and Jennifer M. York, Who's Who Among African Americans (2003), gives 1970. We use the date as given in the Philadelphia Eagles roster, published by that organization.

Wife: Tommi (m. 19-Mar-1994, three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Desiré (b. 8-Apr-1987)
Son: Troy Jr. (b. 28-Sep-1997)
Son: Taron (b. 5-Feb-2000)
Daughter: Hadassah Grace (twin)
Daughter: Tanner Abraham (twin)

    High School: Pennsbury High School, Fairless Hills, PA (1988)
    University:
University of Wisconsin-Madison (dropped out 1992)
    University: BA Liberal Arts, Thomas Edison State College (2007)

    NFL Player Development Organization VP (2010-)
    NFL Players Association President (2004-08)
    Walter Payton Man of the Year 2002
    University of Wisconsin Foundation (claims directorship, but not listed by Foundation)

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Washington Redskins (2006)
    Buffalo Bills (2004-05)
    Philadelphia Eagles (1996-2003)
    Miami Dolphins (1992-95)


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