Irving is still second all-time in New England Patriot history with 2,055 punt return yards as of 2006.
As of 2006 Irving still hold the career record for punt returns for a touchdown in New England Patriot history.
As of 2006 Irving is still fourth all-time in receptions for the New England Patriots with 363 receptions.
Another nickname earned by Irving and his teammates was Earth, Wind and Fryar. This was a spoof of the name of the rock band Earth, Wind and Fire. I-Back Mike Rozier was the Earth and Quarterback Turner Gill was the Wind.
Former Oklahoma Sooner coach gave the nickname "The Triplets" to Irving and his teammates Mike Rozier and Turner Gill because of their offensive prowess.
Irving led the Nebraska Cornhuskers in receiving yards in 1983 with 780 yards.
Irving led the Nebraska Cornhuskers in receptions in both 1982 and 1983.
Irving led the Nebraska Cornhuskers in punt returns in both 1981 and 1982.
As of 2006 Irving's 82 yard punt return against Hawaii ib 1982 is still the seventh longest in Nebraska history.
As of 2006 Irving's 780 yards receiving in 1983 is still the third highest at the University of Nebraska.
As of 2006, Irving was still in the NFL's top 50 all-time in receptions, receiving yards, receiving TD's, yards from scrimmage and total TD's.
In 1994 Irving had his highest receiving yardage in a single season with 1270 yards.
As of 2006, Fryar was still in the top 10 in the NFL for career receptions with 851.
As of 2006, Irving is still in the top 10 in the NFL for career receiving yards.
As of 2006, Fryar's 1,196 career receiving yards is still second best all-time at Nebraska.
Irving scored the only touchdown by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX.
Irving was a five-time Pro Bowler while in the NFL (1985, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997).
Irving was named as a first-team All-American in 1983 while at the University of Nebraska.
In the 1984 NFL Draft, Irving was the first round (Number 1 overall) draft pick of the New England Patriots.
He played football at the University of Nebraska from 1981 - 1983.
Irving played himself in the 1999 football movie Any Given Sunday.