Roger Staubach is a retired professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He held the quarterback position for the Dallas Cowboys from 1969 to 1979. Stauback is a two-time Super Bowl champion, a Super Bowl MVP, a six-time Pro Bowler, and the 1978 NFL Man of the Year.

Born on February 5, 1942 in Ohio, he played football among several military service teams as preparation for a professional football career. In the 1964 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 10th round.

Born 5 Feb 1942
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Captain America, Captain Comeback

In 1972, Stauback led his team to winning their first ever Super Bowl in Super Bowl VI and was named as the Most Valuable Player. He helped the team win their second Super Bowl, Super Bowl XII. While he also led the team to appear in Super Bowl X and Super Bowl XIII, they weren’t able to win.

He declared that the 1979 would be his last to preserve his health as he suffered from 20 concussions throughout his career. His career player statistics are 22,700 passing yards, 83.4 passer rating, and 153-109 touchdowns-interceptions. Roger Staubach is a College Football Hall of Famer and a Pro Football Hall of Famer.


• 2-time Super Bowl champion (VI, XII)• Super Bowl MVP (VI)• 6-time Pro Bowl (1971, 1975–1979)• Second-team All-Pro (1971)• NFL Man of the Year Award (1978)• Bert Bell Award (1971)• NFL passing touchdowns leader (1973)• 4-time NFL passer rating leader (1971, 1973, 1978, 1979)• NFL 1970s All-Decade Team• Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor• Heisman Trophy (1963)• Maxwell Award (1963)• Chic Harley Award (1963)• UPI Player of the Year (1963)• Sporting News Player of the Year (1963)• Unanimous All-American (1963)• Navy Midshipmen No. 12 retired• Presidential Medal of Freedom (2018)

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