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John Roper
Date of birth: October 4, 1965 (1965-10-04) (age 44)
Place of birth: Houston, TX
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
 As player:
Chicago Bears
Dallas Cowboys
Philadelphia Eagles
Playing stats at

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, Dallas Cowboys, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Texas A&M University and was drafted in the second round of the 1989 NFL Draft. He is perhaps best known for falling asleep at a team meeting while a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 1993 and was immediately placed on waivers.

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