Conrad Dobler was drafted out of the University of Wyoming in the 1972 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He also played for the New Orleans Saints and the Buffalo Bills. Conrad was a member of the NFC's Pro Bowl roster in 1975, 1976, and 1977. Dobler is the author of a book about his playing days entitled They Call Me Dirty. Dobler paid a high price for his NFL career. Today Dobler is 90% disabled having suffered through numerous operations to repair his battered body. Still in need of further surgeries Dobler, like many other disabled NFL veterans, has been unable to gain disability assistance from the NFL Players Union.