In 1973, Drew Pearson was selected as a Free Agent by the Dallas Cowboys, where he rose to become one of the NFL’s greatest wide receivers in a predominantly run oriented NFL, earning career records of 489 receptions and 7,822 receiving yards and 50 touchdowns.
During his outstanding career, Drew was named one of the Top 20 NFL All-Time Wide Receivers, named to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team and selected All-Pro three times (1974, 1976 and 1977). Drew also led the National Football Conference (NFC) in pass receptions in 1976 with 58 and served as offensive captain for the Cowboys in 1977, 1978, 1982 and 1983. In 1980, the Cowboys selected Pearson as their nominee for NFL Man of the Year.
As a key leader and captain of the Dallas Cowboys Drew helped “America’s Team” to 3 Super Bowl appearances in the 1970‘s with a victory in Super Bowl XII in 1978. He also scored a touchdown in Super Bowl X.Drew is known as "Mr. Clutch" for his numerous clutch catches in game-winning situations.
Drew scored a touchdown on one of the most famous plays in NFL history, the Original "Hail Mary" reception from Roger Staubach that sealed the victory in a 1975 playoff game. Throughout his storied career, Drew caught game-sealing touchdowns including in the 1973 playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams and the game-winning touchdown pass from reserve quarterback Clint Longley in the 1974 Thanksgiving game against the Washington Redskins. All three of those plays were named among the Top 75 Plays in NFL history by NFL Films in 1994.
Description"Drew Pearson LIVE can be seen in the North Texas Region market and starting in January 2015 will be seen on London Broadcasting Stations.