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Dan Fisher

Events: Steer Roping, Team Roping
Born: 6/20/1951 San Angelo, Texas
Joined PRCA: 1980
PRCA Career Earnings: $733,175.00
World Titles Won: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 2 (TR, 1981-82)
Current Residence: Andrews, Texas

2019 world standings place: 31st
2019 earnings: $16,408
NFSR qualifications: 16 (1986-90, 1994, 1996-97, 2000, 2003-04, 2008-10, 2012-13)
Education: University of Texas (Austin) and Sul Ross State University (Alpine, Texas), bachelor's degree in chemistry

Career Highlights

• 2018: Finished 49th in the world standings with $7,853
• 2017: Finished 60th in the world standings with $5,634
• 2016: Finished 18th in the world standings with $26,773
• 2015: Finished 32nd in the world standings with $14,415
• 2014: Won the San Patricio County PRCA Rodeo (Sinton, Texas). Finished 66th in the world standings with $3,582
• 2013: Won Rounds 5 and 7 of the Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Rodeo at 62 years, 4 months, extending his record for being the oldest man to qualify for a National Finals event. Finished 11th in the world standings with $50,997. Won the Inter-State Rodeo (Coffeyville, Kan.)
• 2012: Placed in four rounds of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.); finished 12th in the world standings with $40,247
• 2011: Finished 18th in the world standings with $22,081
• 2010: Qualified for the Clem McSpadden NFSR for the 14th time. He became the second father to qualify for the NFSR with two of his sons in the same year - making the field with Vin and J. Tom - and becoming the oldest cowboy to compete at a National Finals (59 years, 4 months); won the Matagorda Fair & Rodeo (Bay City, Texas); finished 14th in the world standings with $29,557
• 2009: Placed in two rounds of the Clem McSpadden NFSR (Guthrie, Okla.), including a second-place result in Round 5; finished 15th in the world standings with $32,329. Won the Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco) and the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.)
• 2008: Placed in two rounds of the National Finals Steer Roping (Hobbs, N.M.) and finished 14th in the world standings with $31,209
• 2005: Finished the year 28th in the world with $9,929
• 2004: Finished the year 12th in the world with $24,114 and finished fifth in the average at the NFSR
• 2003: Won $5,000 at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo and $6,000 in West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; tied a steer in 8.9 seconds in Junction, Texas
• 2000: Set an arena record at the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo with a 10.3-second run
• 1997: Set an arena record at the Lovington (N.M.) Rodeo with an 8.7-second run
• 1996: Reserve world champion in steer roping
• 1995: Texas steer roping circuit champion
• 1988: Set an arena record at Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days rodeo with an 8.6-second run 
• 1981: Texas Circuit team roping year-end circuit champion 

Larneds Ricoche Doc “Woody” shared the AQHA/PRCA Steer Roping Horse of the Year Award in 2008 and 2013; won the award outright in 2009

5-9, 150 ... Wife, Pam, is a college director; daughter, McKinley Morgan, is an attorney; sons, Vin and J. Tom; Vin finished third in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 steer roping world standings ... Hobbies include watching basketball, roping and training steer roping horses with his sons ... Started rodeo at the age of 6 ... His parents are Marvin and Earlene; his father was a PRCA contestant ... Travels with his sons, Vin and J. Tom ... Graduated from Andrews High School in 1969 ... Other occupation is ranching; they import Mexican steers for the Fisher Rodeo Cattle Company ... Speaks Spanish ... Favorite sports teams are the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs and NFL’s Dallas Cowboys ... Favorite food is lasagna, favorite rodeos are Pecos, Texas, and Pendleton, Ore., and favorite movie is “Giant” … Rodeo idol is Phil Lyne
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