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May 6, 1982 (41)
Jason Witten is a widely respected American football player and broadcaster, best known for his career with the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL). A gifted tight end, Witten is appreciated for his gritty gameplay and leadership both on and off the field.
Witten’s football career spanned nearly two decades with a brief hiatus when he tried his hand at broadcasting. His career took off with the Dallas Cowboys, where he became one of the team’s most reliable players. Over his 17 seasons with the Cowboys, he set numerous records, including the most receptions and receiving yards by a tight end in franchise history. His play was marked by remarkable consistency and his undeniable ability to make key plays in critical moments, making him a cornerstone of the Cowboys’ offense. Witten retired in 2020 only to return to the gridiron with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2021, reinforcing his commitment to the game.
In his career, Witten worked closely with numerous celebrated personalities in the world of football. Among them, Tony Romo, Dak Prescott, and Ezekiel Elliott stand out as teammates who greatly influenced his career. Romo, with his vision and accurate throws, often found Witten in crucial situations, making them one of the most prolific quarterback-tight end duos in the league. Meanwhile, Prescott and Elliott’s arrival marked a new era for the Cowboys, and Witten, as the veteran leader, played a key role in their development. Off the field, his partnership with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Bill Parcells also significantly impacted his career trajectory.
Witten’s illustrious career was recognized with numerous awards and distinctions. He was named to the Pro Bowl eleven times, a testament to his consistently high level of play. In 2012, he won the Walter Payton Man of the Year award for his remarkable character and commitment to philanthropy. This award is given to the player who best represents the NFL’s commitment to philanthropy and community impact.
In addition to his football career, Witten has made significant contributions to the community. He established the SCORE Foundation, which aims to prevent domestic violence and support individuals affected by it.