Staubach, Roger

Staubach, Roger (Thomas)

(1942–  ) football player; born in Silverton, Ohio. The 1963 Heisman Trophy winner at the Naval Academy, he fulfilled his naval obligation before turning professional in 1969. Four times National Football League (NFL) passing leader, he quarterbacked the NFL Dallas Cowboys to four conference titles and victories in Super Bowls VI and XII. His ability to bring his team from behind in the closing minutes won him the nickname "Captain Comeback."