What did Lee Roy Selmon do?

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon died Sunday, two days after suffering a stroke. He was 56. Selmon was the first-ever draft pick of the expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1976. Nearly two decades later he became the first representative from the franchise to earn election to the Hall of Fame.

What did Lee Roy Selmon do?

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon died Sunday, two days after suffering a stroke. He was 56. Selmon was the first-ever draft pick of the expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1976. Nearly two decades later he became the first representative from the franchise to earn election to the Hall of Fame.

Where did Lee Roy Selmon go to college?

The University of OklahomaLee Roy Selmon / CollegeThe University of Oklahoma is a public research university in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. In Fall 2018 the university had 31,702 students enrolled, most at its main campus in Norman. Wikipedia

What teams did Lee Roy Selmon play for in the NFL?

Lee Roy Selmon

No. 63
NFL Draft: 1976 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Career history
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976–1984)
Career highlights and awards

Did Lucious Selmon play in the NFL?

Professional and coaching career Selmon was drafted in the 16th round of the 1974 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. He played two years as a defensive tackle for the Memphis Southmen (1974–75) in the World Football League. He returned to Oklahoma as an assistant coach at Switzer’s invitation.

Is Lee Roy Selmon alive?

September 4, 2011Lee Roy Selmon / Date of death

How tall is Roy Selmon?

6 ft 3 inches
Facts

Also Known As Lee Roy Selmon
Height/Weight 6 ft 3 inches, 256 lb (1.90 m, 116 kg)
Position defensive end, defensive tackle
Jersey Number 63 (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1976–1984)
Draft Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round (first overall) of the 1976 NFL draft.

Where are Selmon brothers from?

Lucious II (born March 15, 1951), Dewey Willis (born November 19, 1953), and Lee Roy (born October 20, 1954) Selmon, all born at Muskogee, were three of nine siblings who grew up outside Eufaula.

When did Lee Roy Selmon pass away?

How many Buccaneers are in the Hall of Fame?

Pro Football Hall of Famers: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Inductee Induction Year Years with Organization
Steve Young 2005 1985-1986
Tim Brown 2015 2004
Tony Dungy 2016 1996-2001
Warren Sapp 2013 1995-2003

How many Selmon brothers were there?

Three Selmon brothers
Selmon was born on Oct. 20, 1954, in Eufaula, Okla., the youngest of nine children, and was raised there on a farm. Three Selmon brothers were all-American defensive players at Oklahoma. Lee Roy, Dewey and Lucious were teammates in 1973, and then Lee Roy and Dewey played on the Sooners’ No.

Where is Lee Roy Selmon from?

Eufaula
Facts

Also Known As Lee Roy Selmon
Born Eufaula • Oklahoma
Died September 4, 2011 (aged 56) • Tampa • Florida
Awards And Honors Pro Football Hall of Fame (1995) • Pro Football Hall of Fame (inducted 1995) • 1 All-Pro selection • 6 Pro Bowl selections • 1979 Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Where is Lee Roy Selmon buried?

Lee Roy Selmon

Birth 20 Oct 1954 Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 4 Sep 2011 (aged 56) Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial Trice Hill Cemetery Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA Show Map
Plot Section 126 West, Lot 29, Block 3.
Memorial ID 75974418 · View Source