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John Roper

Date of birth
Oct 04, 1965

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 232 lbs.

Birthplace
Houston, TX

Hometown
Houston, TX

College
Texas A&M University, College Station

High school
Yates

Summary
John Alfred Roper (born October 4, 1965 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Texas A&M University. He is perhaps best known for falling asleep at a team meeting while a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 1993. He was immediately placed on...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1993

NFC Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1993

Playing career
Dallas CowboysLinebacker

Texas A&M FootballOutside Linebacker
All-American as a junior in 1987 by The Associated Press and the FWAA. He was a consensus choice as the SWC’s 1987 defensive player of the year after... View more

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Updated athletic career information for John Roper
Added John Roper to the 1984 Texas A&M Aggies Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to RS.
  • Set role to Outside Linebacker.
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Texas A&M linebacker John Roper
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Texas A&M's John Roper (#83) closes in on the NELU quarterback Bubby Brister.
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Texas A&M linebacker John Roper (#83) forces a fumble as he sacks Houston quarterback Mark Davis (#5)
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Texas A&M defenders Rod Saddler (#99) and John Roper (#83) pressure Longhorn quarterback Bret Stafford (#10)
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Texas A&M All-American linebacker John Roper
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Texas A&M Aggies 1988 Media Guide with Rod Harris and John Roper on cover.
by RAB88 Sep 28, 2011
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"The Blitz Brothers"
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Texas A&M linebacker John Roper (#83) pressures Arkansas quarterback (#17).
by RAB88 Jul 06, 2011
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Texas A&M linebacker John Roper (#83) takes down the Tech quarterback (#13)
by RAB88 Jul 04, 2011
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Texas A&M's "Wreckin' Crew" including Terry Price (#88), John Roper (#83) and Chet Brooks (#27) swarms a loose ball against Southern Miss.
by RAB88 Jul 04, 2011
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Texas A&M linebacker John Roper sacks Southern Miss quarterback Bett Favre for a loss.
by RAB88 Jul 04, 2011
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Texas A&M All-American Linebacker John Roper (#83) talks some trash to Arkansas Quarterback Quinn Grovey (#4).
by RAB88 Jun 23, 2011
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Left to right, top to bottom: Broderick Thomas (89), linebacker, Nebraska; Deion Sanders (2), defensive back, Florida State; Markus Paul (10), defensive back, Syracuse; Bill Hawkins (54), defensive lineman, Miami; Louis Oliver (18), defensive back, Florida;...
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