Congratulations to Jay Novacek, Chair of our Stars of Texas … Racing against the Odds, in being selected to the Super Bowl 50 Golden Team! The Golden Team honors the best overall career performances in the Super Bowl.
Jay and his wife Amy have been Honorary Chairs of Stars of Texas for the past three years. From 1991-95, Novacek played in five straight Pro Bowls, and was named NFL Tight End of the Year in 1993. During that stretch, the Cowboys won Super Bowls XXVII, XXVIII and XXX. In those championship games, he combined for 148 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
Novacek retired from football in 1997. He was inducted into the University of Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993, the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2014. Super Bowl 50 will feature the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7.