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Roger Staubach

Roger Thomas Staubach
Roger the Dodger

Position: QB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 197 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: February 5, 1942 in Cincinnati, OH
High School: Purcell
College: New Mex. Mil. Inst., Navy   (school history)    (Staubach college stats)
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 16th round (122nd overall) of the 1964 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 10th round (129th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 105 (84th overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1985

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Roger Staubach's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar. Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II - Part III) for full details.

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15 fourth quarter comebacks, 23 game-winning drives

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1971 8 1971-11-07 29-275 DAL @ STL W 16-13 20 31 64.52% 199 1 0 93.3 6.42 7.06 7 60 8.57 0 4QC / GWD
2 1971 11 1971-11-25 29-293 DAL RAM W 28-21 8 14 57.14% 176 2 0 141.4 12.57 15.43 6 35 5.83 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
3 1972 15 1972-12-23 30-322 DAL @ SFO W 30-28 12 20 60.00% 174 2 0 121.7 8.70 10.70 3 23 7.67 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
4 1973 1 1973-09-16 31-223 DAL @ CHI W 20-17 9 22 40.91% 91 2 2 45.8 4.14 1.86 7 29 4.14 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
5 1974 6 1974-10-20 32-257 DAL PHI W 31-24 18 27 66.67% 224 0 0 92.2 8.30 8.30 6 38 6.33 1 GWD
6 1974 8 1974-11-03 32-271 DAL STL W 17-14 15 27 55.56% 154 0 0 72.1 5.70 5.70 6 29 4.83 0 4QC / GWD
7 1974 9 1974-11-10 32-278 DAL SFO W 20-14 9 14 64.29% 177 0 0 107.7 12.64 12.64 4 36 9.00 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
8 1975 2 1975-09-28 33-235 DAL STL W 37-31 23 34 67.65% 307 3 1 113.2 9.03 9.47 2 24 12.00 0 GWD
9 1975 4 1975-10-12 33-249 DAL @ NYG W 13-7 8 22 36.36% 87 1 0 64.0 3.95 4.86 3 25 8.33 0 4QC / GWD
10 1975 6 1975-10-26 33-263 DAL @ PHI W 20-17 27 49 55.10% 314 1 1 73.0 6.41 5.90 3 13 4.33 0 4QC / GWD
11 1975 15 1975-12-28 33-326 DAL @ MIN W 17-14 17 29 58.62% 246 1 0 97.8 8.48 9.17 7 24 3.43 0 4QC / GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
12 1976 3 1976-09-26 34-234 DAL BAL W 30-27 22 28 78.57% 339 2 0 140.9 12.11 13.54 1 2 2.00 0 4QC / GWD
13 1976 9 1976-11-07 34-276 DAL NYG W 9-3 13 25 52.00% 161 0 1 55.6 6.44 4.64 7 16 2.29 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
14 1977 1 1977-09-18 35-225 DAL @ MIN W 16-10 18 30 60.00% 196 1 0 90.4 6.53 7.20 4 21 5.25 1 4QC / GWD
15 1977 4 1977-10-09 35-246 DAL @ STL W 30-24 18 29 62.07% 153 1 0 87.3 5.28 5.97 3 10 3.33 0 4QC / GWD
16 1977 11 1977-11-27 35-295 DAL @ WAS W 14-7 10 24 41.67% 138 1 1 57.3 5.75 4.71 5 26 5.20 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
17 1978 4 1978-09-24 36-231 DAL STL W 21-12 16 26 61.54% 182 1 0 95.4 7.00 7.77 3 7 2.33 0 4QC / GWD
18 1978 7 1978-10-15 36-252 DAL @ STL W 24-21 23 40 57.50% 289 3 2 84.3 7.23 6.48 5 26 5.20 0 GWD
19 1978 14 1978-12-03 36-301 DAL NWE W 17-10 15 27 55.56% 243 2 0 110.6 9.00 10.48 7 10 1.43 0 GWD
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
20 1979 1 1979-09-02 37-209 DAL @ STL W 22-21 20 34 58.82% 269 0 0 84.1 7.91 7.91 1 9 9.00 0 4QC / GWD
21 1979 3 1979-09-16 37-223 DAL CHI W 24-20 18 31 58.06% 222 3 0 112.6 7.16 9.10 4 21 5.25 0 4QC / GWD
22 1979 10 1979-11-04 37-272 DAL @ NYG W 16-14 20 30 66.67% 266 1 0 105.7 8.87 9.53 4 19 4.75 0 4QC / GWD
23 1979 16 1979-12-16 37-314 DAL WAS W 35-34 24 42 57.14% 336 3 1 96.9 8.00 8.36 0 0 0 4QC / GWD

One other game of note

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1977 6 1977-10-23 35-260 DAL @ PHI W 16-10 15 26 57.69% 172 0 0 77.7 6.62 6.62 4 30 7.50 0 QB deserves no credit