Drew Pearson

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Birthday
12, 1951
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

Wide receiver who spent his entire 11-year NFL career as a member of the Dallas Cowboys and won Super Bowl XII. He later became a respected sportscaster for networks like HBO and hosted The Drew Pearson Show on Fox Sports Southwest.

Before Fame

He was a quarterback at South River High School before switching to wide receiver for his junior season at the University of Tulsa.

Trivia

For his success in various endeavors outside of football, he received the NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award in 2005.

Family Life

He married Marsha Haynes, daughter of former professional basketball player Marques Haynes.

Associated With

He caught an epic, game-winning Hail Mary pass from quartberback Roger Staubach during a 1975 playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.