Weight: All Mussels
of Birth: 4/15/96
College: Atlantis University
Acquired: Free Agent, Signed April 18, 1997
NFL: Ninth Season
Dolphins: Ninth Season
T.D. was signed by former Dolphins Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson as a free agent out of Atlantis University where he was the mascot for the football and water polo teams. After
a painstaking training camp to get in shape, T.D. made his NFL debut on August 10, 1997, where the Dolphins defeated the Chicago
Bears 21-14 at Dolphins Stadium. After that victory, T.D. was offered a lifetime contract with the team.
Entertains fans at all Dolphins home games . .
. First Dolphins home game was August 10, 1997, against the Chicago Bears . . . First Dolphins home playoff game was January
2, 1999 in a win against Buffalo . . . Enjoys performing in front of large crowds and is great with kids . . . Selected to
the Pro Bowl in 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2004 . . . First NFL mascot to participate in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio,
in 2001 . . . Was invited to Hong Kong to participate in the 2005 Chinese New Year’s Day Parade . . . Can be found throughout
the South Florida area at schools, charities and other fun events . . . One of the best prospects ever signed by the Dolphins,
looks forward to a long and prosperous career in South Florida.
Was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference Mascot
in 1996 from Atlantis University . . . Mascot for both the football and water polo teams . . . Majored in Marine Biology with
a minor in Deep Sea Theater . . . Top of his class and Valedictorian with a “sea” plus average.
Single, resides at Dolphins Stadium . . .
Lists “Moby Dick” and “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish” as his favorite books . . . Favorite
movies are “Jaws” and “Finding Nemo” and loves to watch anything on Animal Planet . . . Favorite colors
are aqua and orange . . . Favorite hangout is the Dolphins Training Facility’s Weight Room . . . Enjoys deep sea diving,
surfing and playing billiards . . . Full name is T.D., born
April 15, 1996, in the Atlantic Ocean