More than simply a football standout, Lee Roy Selmon is an all-star in every sense of the word. Just as his on-the-field accomplishments speak for themselves, so do his off-the-field accomplishments as well. Click on any year below to learn more about what a legendary man Lee Roy Selmon is.
Born to Lucious and Jessie Selmon in Eufaula, Oklahoma; the youngest of nine children
Graduates Eufaula H.S.; National Honor Society Member Attends University of Oklahoma, Athletic Scholarship
3 Time All-American at University of Oklahoma Lee Roy and Dewey Selmon helped the Sooners win back-to-back championship titles All Big Eight Conference Team
Outland Trophy Winner Vince Lombardi Award Led the Sooners in tackles with 132 and finished with 324 career tackles Graduates University of Oklahoma, B.A. in Special Education
Number one pick of the 1976 NFL draft First-ever draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Named Big Eight Athlete of the Year
Married Claybra Fields.
Chosen as one of America's Ten Outstanding Young Men by the U.S. Jaycees Key member of NFC Central Division Champs NFL Defensive Lineman of the Year Selected All-Pro First All-League Selection
Buccaneer (Miller Brewing Company) Man of the Year
Kiwanis Citizen of the Year (District 8 - Florida West Coast)
Key member of NFC Central Division Champs Named NFL Defensive Player of the Year
Selected All-Pro 1982-83 "Service to Mankind" Award by the Hillsboro Sertoma Club
Selected to play in Pro Bowl - NFC Team Selected All-Pro, All-NFC
Retires from professional football. Career stats: 78 1/2 sacks, 380 quarterback pressures, forced 28 1/2 fumbles, recovered 10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers all-time leader in starts (118), #63 jersey only one retired by the Buccaneers.
Inducted College Football Hall of Fame
Joined University of South Florida (USF) as Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs; spearheading effort to commence intercollegiate football
Inducted into the GTE Academic All-America Hall of Fame
Inducted into NFL Hall of Fame; the first former Sooner and first Tampa Bay Buccaneer
Partners with Outback Steakhouse to open the first ever Lee Roy Selmon's Restaurant in Tampa, Florida.
Partners with Chris Sullivan and Bob Basham to purchase Lee Roy Selmon’s, privately owned. First Inductee into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor Honored in Oklahoma Hall of Fame
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