John Roach (American football)

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John Roach
No. 12, 33, 10
Date of birth (1933-03-26) March 26, 1933 (age 82)
Place of birth Dallas, Texas
Career information
Status Retired
Position(s) Quarterback
Defensive back
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg)
College Southern Methodist
High school Highland Park High School
NFL Draft 1956 / Round: 3 / Pick: 31
Career history
As player
(1956, 1959–1960)
(19611963)
(1964)
Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals
Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Passing yards 2,765
Pass attempts 413
Pass completions 182
TDINT 24–37
Rushing yards 99
Games played 64

John Gipson Roach (born March 26, 1933) 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 head coach Vince Lombardi.

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