Irvin made two pro bowl appearances (1985, 1986) and was named All-Pro four times (1981, 1982, 1985 and 1986). He was an assistant football coach at California State University, Northridge in 1992.
Irvin currently works with former Los Angeles Rams teammate Vince Ferragamo at End Zone Mortgage in Anaheim Hills, California. He started a company with former Rams teammate Eric Dickerson, Larry Westbrook and Mike Hope called Original Mini's, Inc. The company holds an NFL license and offers a line of NFL Licensed products. He appeared in the 1985 team promotional video "Ram It", where he called himself the "Iceman" and stated that interceptions were his game.
Irvin is the father of four children (Leroy III, Charles, Sarah, and Julius) and currently resides in Anaheim Hills.