Michael Irvin’s son transfers to his high school alma mater


by Jeff Fisher

Multiple media outlets are reporting Michael Irvin Jr. is following in his Hall of Fame father’s footsteps by transferring from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Texas to dad’s alma mater – St. Thomas Aquinas in Florida.

According to MaxPreps, the younger Irvin has caught 223 balls for 2,741 yards during this career at Prestonwood Christian, which plays in TAPPS, the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools.

After his senior season in 1983, Michael Irvin, Sr. was named all-state and one of the most heavily recruited players in Florida. His senior year stats were — 59 catches for 987 yards and 12 TDs.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.