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Roger Staubach to Present Drew Pearson at 2021 HOF Ceremony

Drew Pearson has waited far too long to join his peers in the Pro Football . Thankfully, one of them is still around to be part of the festivities. Quite fittingly, Roger Staubach has been announced as Pearson’s presenter for the 2021 Enshrinement Ceremony.

Pearson and Staubach played together as Dallas from 1973, Drew’s year, until Roger retired after the 1979.season. Pearson enjoyed his greatest success with Staubach as his with three Pro Bowls, three First-Team All Pros, and of course their victory in 1977.

Pearson’s playing career ended following a car accident during the 1984 . He was the Cowboys all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards at that time, but has since been passed on those lists by more recent players like , , and .

For his era, though, Pearson was about as prolific a receiver as you could have. He was named to the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1970s and, up until now, has been the only player from that group not inducted to the Hall of Fame..

Thankfully, Canton is finally getting it right.

Having Roger Staubach present Drew Pearson that day will only make it a sweeter experience for the Cowboys who’ve waited for Pearson to get his day. It will be a big weekend for them as Dallas and the will clash in the first game of 2021.

Additionally, the induction of former coach will finally occur around this same time. Part of the Class of 2020, Jimmy’s ceremony was postponed during the pandemic. is scheduled to present Johnson for his induction.

It will be quite a time for ; the two greatest eras of Dallas football honored in both ceremonies!

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Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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