Roger Staubach is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football, but his path to success was anything but usual. After winning the Heisman Trophy playing for the Naval Academy, Staubach served five years in the United States Navy before starting with the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie at age 27.
And yet, football is just part of his story. After hanging up his cleats, he went on to found the Staubach Company in 1977. He rolled up his sleeves and started helping tenants find office, retail and industrial space. Roger survived the booms and busts of the Texas economy, building the firm to over 50 offices in North America. In 2008, his namesake company merged with JLS, and today, that company employs over 91 thousand people.
Roger Staubach chats about meeting his wife in the 4th grade, getting a day job during the NFL offseason, and how he built one of the greatest commercial real estate businesses in America.
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