Troy Aikman

Aikman talks a great game

Troy Aikman has spent a lifetime in the crosshairs of finger-pointers.

At Oklahoma, UCLA and with the Cowboys, the quarterback always seemed to be in people's sights.

In the wake of three Super Bowl championships and induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the targeting has continued. But now, a new generation of fingers, who knew not Aikman the quarterback, are beginning to take aim.

Friends of Aikman's elementary school-aged daughters, Jordan and Ally, recognize him not as the passer but rather as a broadcaster and television pitchman.

Aikman understands. That, after all, is how he became aware of the first of the Cowboys' high-profile quarterbacks. Aikman...