Troy Aikman is a Hall of Fame quarterback who played his entire 12-year NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys. Aikman was drafted with the top overall pick in the 1989 NFL Draft by Dallas after a successful college career that started at the University of Oklahoma and ended at UCLA. As a rookie with the Cowboys, Aikman won the starting quarterback job, but struggled heavily and through 11 starts his team was 0-11. Aikman improved entering his second season in Dallas, and led that team to a 7-9 record which fell just one game shy of a playoff berth. The 1992 season was one of the many high points of Aikman’s career, in which he set career highs in passing yards, completions and touchdown passes while leading the Cowboys to the second best record in the NFC. Once in the playoffs, Aikman led the Cowboys to Super Bowl XXVII against the Buffalo Bills. Aikman completed 22-of-30 passes in the game for 273 yards and four touchdowns, earning him Super Bowl MVP honors. The following season, Aikman and the Cowboys repeated as Super Bowl champions when they again defeated the Buffalo Bills. Aikman led the Cowboys to their third Super Bowl in a four-year span in 1995 when Dallas beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX by a score of 27-17.
Famous Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher spent 13 years in the NFL winning over fans and players alike. Before sacking NFL quarterbacks as a four-time AP All-Pro first team player, Urlacher played at the University of New Mexico where he pulling in 442 tackles, 3 interceptions and 11 forced fumbles. All-American, Jim Thorpe award finalist and Heisman candidate, Urlacher ended up as a 9th overall draft selection by the Chicago Bears in 2000.
It wasn’t all smooth sailing for this eight-time Pro Bowler. After a shaky first three weeks in the NFL, coaches placed Urlacher in the middle linebacker position and the light bulb illuminated. He achieved 46 tackles, 6 sacks, and 1 interception in the next five games firmly cementing his place in the defense for the Bears. He finished his rookie season by breaking all rookie records for the bears with 124 tackles and 8 sacks and being named the defensive rookie of the year.
Despite being the star defensive man for an under performing Chicago Bears team, Brain Urlacher still managed to dominate the field with a career 1,353 tackles, 41 sacks, and 22 interceptions. As an NFC Champion and Brian Piccolo Award winner, Urlacher secured his spot in Bears history being named to the “all-decade team” for his outstanding athletic career.
Still in the hearts of all bears fans, Brian Urlacher is a player the NFL continues to honor for his great performance. Now a sports commentator, Urlacher remains loved by all those who watched him play. As such a highly known NFL player and sports figure, Brian Urlacher sports memorabilia is desired by all Chicago and NFL fans in order to increase a collection’s value. Brian Urlacher is a player that is honored by Bears fans and items by him are still prized by a number of people. We have a number of items available that will be of interest to people.
Marshawn Lynch is a running back who currently plays for the Seattle Seahawks and is widely known for his nickname “Best Mode”. Recognized for his speed and agility, Lynch is considered to be one of the most dominant athletes in professional football. Since joining the NFL, Marshawn Lunch has recorded an impressive pro career that is highlighted by a Super Bowl XLVIII victory that brought Seattle its first ever Lombardi Trophy.
The New England Patriots are one of the top franchises in the NFL. With eight Super Bowl appearances in the last 25 years, the Patriots have made it to the championship game more than any other team during that stretch. The Patriots success can be directly tied to the hiring of Bill Belichick in 2000 to serve as the team’s head coach. Under Belichick, the Patriots have not had a losing season since 2000, and have won all but a couple of AFC East titles since 2001.
Former Denver Broncos icon, John Elway is regarded as one of the NFL’s all-time greatest quarterbacks and is statistically the second best passer in league history. Throughout his impressive 16-year NFL career, Elway won brought the Broncos two Super Bowl championships and was named Super Bowl XXXIII MVP. Earning Denver to six trips to the AFC Championship and five Super Bowl appearances, the nine-time Pro Bowl selection and 1987 AP NFL MVP was also the winningest starting quarterback ever at the time of his retirement.
Prince Fielder is a fantastic first baseman and a real powerhouse hitter that can hit a home run in any field, who continues to dominate the MLB as a member of the Texas Rangers. Since the start of his professional career, Fielder has taken the sport to new heights while setting a number of MLB records and individual records for his clubs. Rightfully regarded as one of the most dangerous batters in the MLB, Prince Fielder is reaching the peak of his game and looks to solidify his place in baseball history in coming seasons.
The Miami Heat is a relatively young franchise in the National Basketball Association that was founded as an expansion team in 1988. In just 25 years the Heat has made 17 playoff appearances, won 10 division titles, four conference titles, and three NBA Championships. Considering Miami won two-consecutive championships and is currently competing for its third straight title, the Heat is the marquee franchise of the NBA.
The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the most storied franchises in all of Major League Baseball that has produced some of the greatest athletes of all time. The Phillies were established in 1883 and are the oldest franchise in all of professional American sports to continuously don just one name and represent one city. Despite falling through some lengthy losing-streaks, the Phillies have triumphed to take home two World Series titles and win seven National League Pennants.
Matt Carpenter is a multitalented standout player for the St Louis Cardinals. After a 13th round selection in the 2009 MLB Draft out of Texas Christian University, Carpenter spent his first year in the minors with average stats. Since his MLB debut, Carpenter has played a strong position at both second and third base proving his place on the roster and helping lead his team to a World Series appearance.
The Baltimore Ravens have been one of the most consistent football teams in the NFL since their establishment in 1996. The team was established in the mid-‘90s when Cleveland Browns owner, Art Modell, wanted to relocate the team to Baltimore. In a settlement between the NFL and the Cleveland, Modell was allowed to relocate the team, but was required to leave the Browns’ name, colors and legacy in Cleveland for a replacement team. Since 2000, the Ravens have made the playoffs nine times, claimed two AFC Championships, four AFC North titles and won the Super Bowl twice. The success the Ravens have had in such a little time is what makes their team memorabilia so sought after and valuable.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a legendary NASCAR driver and team owner. The son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Sr. comes from a long line of racing icons and his career falls nothing short of extraordinary. The two-time winner of the Daytona 500 is regarded as the most recognizable stock car racer in the world and took home the Most Popular Driver Award for 12 consecutive years, from 2003-2013.