Roger Staubach

  • Football Legend
  • Executive Chairman, Americas, Jones Lang LaSalle

Heisman Trophy winner, Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Roger Staubach generated excitement every time he took a snap from center. His uncanny ability to lead the Dallas Cowboys to come-from-behind victories engineered no less than 23 fourth quarter comebacks. Roger played his entire 11 years of professional football with the Dallas Cowboys, leading the team to four Super Bowls and achieving victories in Super Bowls VI and XII. His pro career culminated in his selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985, his first year of eligibility.

 
  

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Biography

Heisman Trophy winner, Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hallof Famer, Roger Staubach generated excitement every time he took a snap from center. His uncanny ability to lead the Dallas Cowboys to come-from-behind victories engineered no less than 23 fourth quarter comebacks. Roger played his entire 11 years of professional football with the Dallas Cowboys, leading the team to four Super Bowls and achieving victories in Super Bowls VI
and XII. His pro career culminated in his selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985, his first year of eligibility.

Staubach has carried over the same winning attitude and traits from his successful football career into his business career. In 1977, Roger entered the commercial real estate industry, forming The Staubach Company. Over the years, he expanded services to meet clients’ ever-changing requirements and grew to 1,600 employees serving 3,000+ clients from 70 North American offices. In July 2008, The Staubach Company merged with Jones Lang LaSalle where Roger serves as Executive Chairman, Americas.

Among the many honors bestowed upon Roger are Commercial Property News’ "Corporate Services Executive of the Year" (four times), the 2006 Congressional Medal of Honor “Patriot Award,” the NCAA "Teddy Roosevelt Award” for being one of the “100 Most Influential NCAA Student-Athletes,” the American Jewish Congress "Torch of Conscience Award," and the United States Naval Academy "Distinguished Graduate.”  Additionally, he was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame, was honored as a “Texas Legend” by the Galleria Chamber of Commerce, was presented the annual "Spirit of Generations Award" by The Senior Source of Dallas, received the North Texas Entrepreneurs Foundation’s “2005 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award,” presented the "Inaugural Award for Excellence in American Entrepreneurship" from the Bard Business School at the University of Colorado, Denver, given the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors’ “Hall of Fame Award”, selected by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas for the “2007 Natural Leader Award,” given the “J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award” from the SMU Cary M. Maguire Center, named Dallas Business Journal’s “2007 Business Person of the Year”, and in 2007 he was presented the “Horatio Alger Award” and inducted as a lifelong member by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.