Born in 1937 in Rock Springs (pop. 18,708) and raised in Cheyenne (pop. 53,011), receiver Boyd Dowler was drafted by the Green Bay Packers football team in 1959. In 1963, Dowler had 53 receptions for 901 yards and six touchdowns. He earned two Super Bowl rings (in 1967 and 1968) with the Packers and was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in 1978. He now works as a college scout for the Atlanta Falcons.