Similar to a countless number of other people living in the United States of America and around the world, I love the American sport of football. And with the interest comes the fact that I am a die hard fan for a certain team, and in my case, it is the Dallas Cowboys. With a team that has been so dominant with their five super bowl wins, there has been a handful of tremendous superstars to come and go since the creation of the team back in 1960. To begin this series, one player I first look back on is Quarterback Roger Staubach, the greatest quarterback in the history of the franchise.
Staubach’s Career Statistics
Staubach attended the U.S. Naval Academy during his college years, and was drafted right after college in 1964 but had to serve his country until he could play in 1969. It was not until 1971 when he won the starting job and eventually led the Cowboys to four Super Bowls and won Super Bowl VI and XII. Although he only played until 1979, resulting in him only starting for nine years, he still threw for 22,700 yards and 153 touchdowns. Along with his amazing statistics, he was selected to the Pro Bowl six of those nine years when he was a starter. He could also do more than just throw the ball, he was able to rush 2,264 yards and 20 touchdowns, making him an extremely versatile and useful component to the Cowboys during the dominant run in the 1970s.
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