Roger Staubach

American football Hall of Fame quarterback, businessman

Roger Thomas Staubach (born February 5, 1942), nicknamed "Roger the Dodger", "Captain America" and "Captain Comeback",[1] is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Staubach played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1969 to 1979.

In November 2018 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump.[2]


  1. "Game in the Shadows". Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  2. "Babe Ruth, Roger Staubach, Alan Page to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom". ESPN. November 10, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.