Known by the monikers “Roger the Dodger,” “Captain America,” and “Captain Comeback,” Roger Thomas Staubach has $600 million fortune. Roger Staubach played quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
Roger Staubach Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $600 M|
|Full Name Roger Thomas Staubach|
|Birth Date February 5, 1942|
|Age 80 Years|
|Birthplace Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Profession Football Player|
Roger Staubach Early Life
On February 5, 1942, Roger Thomas Staubach or Roger Staubach was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was Elizabeth and Robert Staubach’s lone child and he was raised in Silverton, a Cincinnati neighborhood in the northeast. In 1960, he received his high school diploma from Cincinnati’s Catholic Purcell High School (now Purcell Marian High School).
Roger Staubach College Career
Staubach spent one year at the New Mexico Military Institute before enrolling at the U.S. Naval Academy. He also won the Heisman Trophy, the Maxwell Award, and the Walter Camp Memorial Trophy during his junior season, and he was featured on the Time Magazine cover in October 1963. In 1981, he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, and in 2007, ESPN ranked him ninth on their list of the “Top 25 Players in College Football History.”
Roger Staubach Military Service
When Staubach was a junior at the Naval Academy, he received a diagnosis of color blindness. As a result, he received a direct appointment into the Supply Corps, where his inability to tell the difference between red and green lights did not present a problem. He commanded 41 enlisted soldiers while serving as a Supply Corps officer at the Chu Lai base/port until September 1967. He completed his military career in the United States, where he played football for a number of service teams in an effort to get ready for a future NFL career.
Roger Staubach NFL Career
Staubach was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the tenth round of the 1964 NFL Draft as a “future” pick. He had later lead the Cowboys to ten straight wins, including their first Super Bowl triumph over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI in January 1972. Due to a separated shoulder, Staubach was unable to play quarterback for the majority of the 1972 season. However, he made a comeback in a divisional playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers, when he threw two touchdown passes in the final 90 seconds to help his team win 30-28. Staubach announced his retirement in 1979 and quit football permanently in 1980 after playing for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 seasons.
Roger Staubach Wife
Marianne and Staubach were wed on September 4, 1965 and they had two great-grandchildren and 15 grandchildren as of 2017.
Roger Staubach Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Roger Staubach is $600 million as of 2022. Together with his business partner, Robert Holloway Jr., Staubach founded company named “The Staubach Company in 1977.” The Staubach Company was sold to Jones Lang LaSalle on July 11, 2008, for a price of $613 million. Along with real estate, Staubach has worked on other endeavors, such as sharing ownership of Hall of Fame Racing, a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series team that debuted in the 2006 season, with fellow ex-Cowboy Troy Aikman.
Roger Staubach Height and Weight
|Weight 89 kg|
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Grey|