Former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64

www.star-telegram.com Published: July 22, 2014
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Former Dallas Cowboys fullback Robert Newhouse, who is arguably remembered most for throwing a touchdown pass to Golden Richards while running to his right in Super Bowl XII on one of Tom Landry's famous trick plays, died Tuesday night. He was 64.



Newhouse battled with his health since suffering a stroke in 2010. He spent much of the past year at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minneapolis, Minn, hoping to get a heart transplant.

Newhouse never got strong enough for the transplant before succumbing to heart disease at the Mayo clinic, his son Rodd Newhouse confirmed Tuesday night.

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