Troy Stradford
No. 23     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-09-11) September 11, 1964 (age 56)
Place of birth: Elizabeth, New Jersey
Career information
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 4 / Pick: 99
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Miami Dolphins (19871990)
Career highlights and awards
* 1987 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
Rushing Yards     1,380
Average     3.9
Rushing TDs     10
Stats at

Troy Edwin Stradford (born September 11, 1964) is a former professional American football running back who was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round of the 1987 NFL Draft. Stradford won the 1987 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award for the Dolphins and played for Miami until the end of the 1990 season. He lasted just two more years in the NFL and played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Detroit Lions, and the Los Angeles Rams from 1991 to 1992.

Stradford grew up in Linden, New Jersey and played both basketball and football at Linden High School.[1]

Stradford currently works as a Sports talk show host on WFTL 640 Sports radio weekdays from 10AM-12PM and as the host of the Gameday Insiders heard weekends on WFTL 640 and WFTL 850 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


  1. Thomsen, Ian. "HE'S IN A STATE OF ANTICIPATION; BC'S STRADFORD EYES A BIG YEAR", The Boston Globe, August 27, 1985. Accessed July 20, 2012. "He was a 5-foot-8-inch basketball player who could dunk two- handed, but [Troy Stradford] was mainly a 1,000-yard tailback each of his last two years at Linden High School."

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