My purpose is to help others realize their passion and assist the next generation of advocates in finding their voice.

About

Troy Vincent is the Executive Vice President of Football Operations at the National Football League, beginning his football career as the 7th overall pick in the first round for the Miami Dolphins in the 1992 NFL Draft. After 15 seasons of playing in the league, Troy continues to be nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Philadelphia Eagles, the State of Pennsylvania, the University of Wisconsin and Pennsbury High School.


In his current position with the NFL, he employs the highest standards to enhance and preserve football and its value to society. His transformational and visionary leadership approach promotes using the game of football to positively impact people’s lives through excellence and service by applying clarity, consistency and credibility to all aspects of football operations.

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Giving Back

As a national leader and advocate against domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, Troy’s commitment to LEADERSHIP OVER VIOLENCE has allowed him to have a powerful voice for the voiceless. Troy demonstrates his character and desire to affect change by visiting shelters, speaking to men’s groups and challenging others to lend their platforms to fight injustice. He is the only player in history to have received the NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year award, NFL Players Association Byron Whizzer White Award, Sporting News #1 Good Guy, and NFL Athletes in Action Bart Starr Award. Vincent also received the National Jefferson Award for Public Service for extraordinary public service and making the world a better place to live.

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Awards & Recognition

A Call to Men

A Call to Men

Honors an individual or organization using their influence to promote healthy, respectful manhood and prevent violence against women and girls at the institutional level.

2017 Ford Kinnick<br> Leadership Award

2017 Ford Kinnick
Leadership Award

Recognizes Big Ten football student-athletes who have garnered success in leadership roles following their academic and athletic careers.

Vital Voices

Vital Voices

Honors exemplary men who lead against gender-based violence and advocate on behalf of women and girls

Champions of<br> Change

Champions of
Change

Honors individuals who have contributed significantly to the effective intervention and prevention of gender-based violence.

Peace Over Violence

Peace Over Violence

Leadership Over Violence Humanitarian Award.

2017 Silver<br> Anniversary Award

2017 Silver
Anniversary Award

Recognizes former student-athletes for their collegiate and professional achievements.

Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award given to individuals for outstanding philanthropy work

Jefferson Award

Jefferson Award

Considered the Nobel Prize for national community service.

NFL Walter Payton Man<br> of the Year Award

NFL Walter Payton Man
of the Year Award

Recognizes an NFL player for his excellence on and off the field.

NFL Players<br> Association Byron<br> Whizzer White Award

NFL Players
Association Byron
Whizzer White Award

The highest honor bestowed by the NFLPA on a player who goes above and beyond to perform community service in their team cities and hometowns.

Sporting News #1<br> Good Guy

Sporting News #1
Good Guy

#1 Good Guy in all sports. Annual list of athletes who care.

NFL Athletes in<br> Action Bart Starr<br> Award

NFL Athletes in
Action Bart Starr
Award

Given to the NFL player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community.

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