Roger Staubach's Career Highlights

All-NFL Second Team: 1971 (PFWA, NEA)

All NFC: 1971 (AP, SN, PW), 1976 (AP, SN), 1977 (UPI, SN, PW), 1978 (PW), 1979 (UPI, SN, PW)

All NFC Second Team: 1971 (UPI), 1976 (UPI), 1978 (UPI)

(6) – 1972, 1976*, 1977, 1978*, 1979, 1980

*Did not play

(at time of his retirement following 1979 season)

• [Tied for 1st] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Passing – 2 (1978-79)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League, Passing – 4 (1971, 1973, 1978, 1979)
• [Tied for 3rd] Fewest Passes Intercepted, Season – 4 (1971)

Super Bowl Records
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 98
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 61
• [2nd] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 734
• [2nd] Most Passing TDs, Career – 8
• [2nd] Lowest Percentage Passes Intercepted, Career – 4.08

NFC Divisional Playoff Records
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 179
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 93
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 1,256
• [1st] Most Passing TDs, Career – 9

Post Season Records
• [1st] Most Fumbles Recovered, Career – 5
• [Tied for 1st] Most Fumbles, Career – 10
• [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 410
• [2nd] Most Pass Completions, Career – 223
• [2nd] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 2,791
• [2nd] Most Passing TDs, Career – 24
• [2nd] Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 19

 

Cowboys' Records held by Staubach at the time of his retirement following the 1983 season

 

• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 2,958
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 1,685
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Career – 22,700
• [1st] Most Passing TDs, Career – 153
• [1st] Highest Passer Rating, Career – 83.5
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 461 (1979)
• [1st] Most Pass Completions, Season – 267 (1979)
• [1st] Most Passing Yards Gained, Season – 3,586
• [1st] Most Passing TDs, Season – 27 (1979)
• [1st] Highest Pass Completion Percentage, Season – 62.6 (1973)
• [1st] Highest Average Gain Per Pass Attempt, Season – 8.9 (1971)
• [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 49 (vs. Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1975)
• [1st] Most Yards Lost Attempting to Pass, Game – 63 (vs. St. Louis, Sept. 21, 1969)
• [2nd] Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 109
• [2nd] Longest Pass Completion – 91 (TD to Tony Dorsett; vs. Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1978)

League Statistical Championships:
Passing Touchdown Titles: 1971, 1973, 1978, 1979
Passing Touchdown Titles: 1973

NFC Statistical Championships:
Passing Titles: 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1979
Passing Touchdown Titles: 1973, 1977, 1978, 1979

Team Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

• 1971 MVP (MX)
• 1971 NFC Player of the Year (SN)
• 1970s All-Decade Team
• MVP Super Bowl VI

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1969 Dallas Cowboys 11 2 1 (1st)
1970 Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 (1st)
1971 Dallas Cowboys 11 3 0 (1st)
1972 Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 (2nd)
1973 Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 (1st)
1974 Dallas Cowboys 8 6 0 (3rd)
1975 Dallas Cowboys 10 4 0 (2nd)
1976 Dallas Cowboys 11 3 0 (1st)
1977 Dallas Cowboys 12 2 0 (1st)
1978 Dallas Cowboys 12 4 0 (1st)
1979 Dallas Cowboys 11 5 0 (1st)

 

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