He considers the Pittsburgh Steelers' Jack Ham the toughest defender he ever had to play against.
Tony never approved his Hall of Fame bust, and does not think it even looks like him.
The movie "Kill Zone" where Tony played a sheriff, was his first film that he did not play a football player.
Tony and his family live in Dallas, Texas.
He set an NCAA career rushing record with a total of 6,082.
In 1994 he was admitted to the College Football Hall of Fame.
The Dallas Cowboys traded their first round pick and three second round picks to the Seattle Seahawks to move up to the #2 pick in the 1977 NFL draft, which they used to take Tony.
His motion picture debut was in the movie "Necessary Roughness".
"The Sporting News" had him ranked at #53 on their 1999 list of the 100 Greatest Football Players.
He played in four Pro Bowl Games, in 1978, 1981, 1982 and 1983.
In 1994 he was honored by being added to the Texas Stadium Ring of Honor.
He led the NFC in rushing in 1982.
He had a 99 yard touchdown run in 1983, a record which can be tied but never broken.
He finished his career with one season playing for the Denver Broncos. His 703 yards that season (1988) still led the team in rushing.
He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1977 NFL draft.
He was the first person to win the college football National Championship one season and the Super Bowl the following season.
He was the first player in NCAA history to have four 1,000 yard rushing seasons.
He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of fame in 1994.
He rushed for 1,007 yards in his rookie year with Dallas, even thought he didn't start until the 11th game of the season.
Tony was the Heisman Trophy winner in 1976.
Tony was a 3-Time All-American.
Tony has a son named Anthony who plays defensive back for the Oakland Raiders.
Tony led Pittsburgh to a national title in 1976 .
Tony was picked 2nd Overall in the 1st Round of the 1977 Draft.
Tony played running back at the University of Pittsburgh.
Tony: (asked if winning the Super Bowl or being in the Hall of Fame is better) If I had to choose, I'd take them both.
Tony: (asked who his favorite players were growing up) My four older brothers were my favorite players. That's why I got into football and sports.