- Was the first pick of the 1989 NFL draft.
- Was the winningest starting quarterback of any decade in NFL history, with 90 wins in the '90s.
- In 1993, he was the MVP of Super Bowl XXVII.
- Authored the 1995 children's book Things Change.
- Recorded the 1993 country-music single "Oklahoma Nights" for an album called Everybody Wants to Be a Cowboy.
- Played himself on a 1994 episode of Coach and in the 1996 big-screen hit Jerry Maguire.
- In 2004, he was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality, Sports Event Analyst.
- Was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006.
- Capa Mooty — Fiancée
- Charlyn Aikman — Mother
- Alexa Marie Aikman — Daughter
- Kenneth Aikman — Father
- Rhonda Worthey — Ex-wife
- Jordan Ashley Aikman — Daughter
- Attended University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States; University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States (BA in Sociology, 2009)