Roger Staubach is a former professional football player who played in the National Football League (NFL). Roger Staubach has also joined the Dallas Cowboys.
Roger Thomas Staubach was born on February 5, 1942, in Cincinnati, Ohia, United States. As of now, Roger is 79 years old and his birth sign is Aquarius. According to the nationality, Roger is an American and belongs to the White ethnicity. Therefore, he was raised in Silverton. He was born to his father Robert Joseph and his mother Elizabeth Staubach.
Roger was a Boy Scout at a younger age. Roger attended St. John, the Evangelist Catholic School. In 1960, Roger graduated from the school. As of now, it is called Purcell Marian High School. Later, he joined the New Mexico Military Institute in Rosewell.
Roger Staubach started playing football in the Naval Academy for Midshipmen. Additionally, his position was usually the quarterback. In 1962, he played his 1st game against the University of Minnesota. Roger played for the team until he graduated. Similarly, Roger was the captain of the baseball team of the Academy. In the 1964 NFL Draft, Roger was selected by the Cowboys.
The Cowboys were allowed to draft him 1 year before his college. Thus, due to his military commitment, he could not play professionally until 1969. In the 1964 American Football League Draft, he was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs. Roger went to the Cowboy’s rookie camp in 1968. But, he was stilled in the Navy and used his annual military leave. Later, to join the training he resigned from his naval commission.
In 1970, the Cowboys won the first NFC title. Morton began the season as the starter, in 1971. But, after a loss to the New Orleans Saints Roger assumed the role. Roger missed most of the seasons with a separated shoulder, in 1972. But, he revealed Morton in a divisional playoff against the San Francisco 49ers. Thus, he won his job due to his performance. In the 1977 season, the Cowboys were led by Roger in a second Super Bowl. Therefore they were successful to win it.
Later, he led the Cowboys to appear in Super Bowl X and Super Bowl XIII. In the NFL season of 1979, he scored his career’s highs. Roger retired od the season to protect his long-term health. Thus, he suffered 20 concussions in his playing career. Likewise, he completed his 11 NFL seasons with 1,685 completions for 22,700 Yards. And, 153 touchdowns with 109 interceptions.
Awards and Nominations
Roger Staubach is one of the best players when it comes to football. Thus, 1963 was a remarkable year for him. He won the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, and Chic Harley Award. He was also titled UPI Player of the Year and Unanimous All-American. Moreover, Roger was also titled Sporting News Player of the Year. Roger was 2 times champion i.e, Super Bowl VI and XII.
Additionally, he was also the MVP. In 1971, 1973, 1978, and 1979, he was the NFL passing rating leader. In 1971 Roger received Bert Bell Award. Therefore, he also was the NFL Man of the Year Award, Dallas Ring of Honour. And, he received NFL touchdowns leader, NFL 1970s All-Decade Team.
Roger Staubach’s main source of income was his football carer with the NFL. Moreover, he also ears from a commercial real estate business. Therefore, not only a football player Roger is also an entrepreneur. The estimated net worth of Roger Staubach is $650 million. His playing skills have earned him a lot of awards and honors. Undoubtedly, Roger is living a lavish and luxurious life.
Roger Staubach is happily married to Marianna Staubach. They both were in relation form the high school. After dating for years they decided to marry each other. On September 4, 1965, the duo tied the knot. Roger has shared photos of them on social media. They are blessed with 4 daughters and 1 son. They are Michelle Elizabeth, Stephanie Marie, Amy Lynn, Jennifer Anne, and Jeffery Roger. Likewise, they have 15 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Roger Staubach has not been in any controversies yet. Thus, has stayed away from the rumors and controversies. Likewise, he has managed his personal and professional life. Roger has set a mark in the field of football. Thus, he has one of the great inspirations for other players.
Body measurement and Social media
Roger is a tall and good-looking person. Roger Staubach stands 6 feet 3 inches tall (191 cm/ 1.91 m). And, Roger weighs around 89 kg (197 lbs). Staubach has brown eye color and greyish-blonde hair color. Moreover, the other information about Roger’s body measurement is not revealed.
Roger Staubach is not active in any social media accounts. There may be the chances that Roger has kept his accounts private. But, according to the sources, he is out of social media platforms.