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Lee Roy Selmon (October 20, 1954 – September 4, 2011) was an American professional football player who was a defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football as a defensive tackle at the University of Oklahoma , the youngest of three brothers to play football there.
Lee Roy Selmon. Lee Roy Selmon Position: DE-DT 6-3, 256lb (190cm, 116kg) Born: October 20, 1954 in Eufaula, OK. Died: September 4, 2011 in Tampa, FL. College: Oklahoma (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 78 (458th overall since 1960) High School: Eufaula
Lee Roy Selmon, the Hall of Fame defensive end who teamed with his brothers at Oklahoma to create a dominant defensive front that helped lead the Sooners to consecutive national championships ...
Lee Roy Selmon, a 6-3, 256-pound consensus All-America in 1975 at the University of Oklahoma, was the first-ever draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers franchise in 1976. The winner of both the Lombardi and Outland trophies as the outstanding college lineman in 1975, the defensive right end immediately established himself at as the leader of the Buccaneers defensive unit that would eventually produce two NFC Central Division championships in the team's first six seasons.
Lee Roy Selmon was born on October 20, 1954 in Eufaula, Oklahoma. He was the youngest of nine Selmon children that included older brothers Lucious and Dewey. The Selmon family lived on a farm outside Eufaula and the kids kept themselves busy by helping their parents and staying out of trouble.
Lee Roy Selmon paved the way for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ tradition of employing excellent defensive players. Long before the likes of defensive lineman Warren Sapp or linebacker Derrick Brooks, Selmon was the Buccaneers’ first star. Selmon created havoc in the trenches and retired as one of the NFL’s first true sack artists.
Full meals at Lee Roy Selmon's include sweet fried chicken, homemade meatloaf, firecracker shrimp, beef brisket, sirloin steak and Angus beef burgers. Pair a cold beer or a non-alcoholic beverage like Arnold Palmer or Players Punch for a sweet and satisfying addition to each meal.
Lee Roy Selmon's, the restaurant that paid homage to the community icon who rose to fame as a Tampa Bay Buccaneer and grew to become a popular civic leader, will shutter the doors of its original...
While Lee Roy was with the Buccaneers, the league named him All-Pro six times, and he became the first Tampa Bay player to have his number retired. For thirteen years he held the club's team record for quarterback sacks, before Warren Sapp broke it in 2000. In 1986 Lee Roy retired from football because he had injured his back.
Lee Roy Selmon's was an American casual dining restaurant chain located and founded in Florida by former NFL player Lee Roy Selmon. The concept was owned by OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC until 2008 when it was sold to MVP Holdings Tampa, Inc. owned by Outback Steakhouse founders Robert D. "Bob" Basham and Chris T. Sullivan.