John Roach (American football)

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John Roach
Date of birth: (1933-03-26) March 26, 1933 (age 82)
Place of birth: Dallas, TX
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
Defensive back
College: Southern Methodist
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 3 / Pick: 31
As player:
Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals
Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys
Career stats
Playing stats at

John Gipson Roach (born March 26, 1933, in Dallas, Texas) is a former American football player. Roach played quarterback and defensive back in the National Football League for the Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, and Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Southern Methodist University and was drafted in the third round (31st overall) in the 1956 NFL Draft. Roach played on the Green Bay Packers 1961 and 1962 NFL Championship teams under legendary head coach Vince Lombardi.