Lee Roy Selmon Died ?

September 3, 2011 by staff 

Lee Roy Selmon DiedLee Roy Selmon Died ?, NFL college football and the great Lee Roy Selmon, 56, reportedly died of a heart attack on Friday, according to WTSP in Tampa. Who suffered the stroke on Friday afternoon and was taken to hospital after paramedics found him unconscious and not breathing. The cause of the race has not been proven.

Selmon enjoyed an outstanding career as a defensive lineman with the Oklahoma Sooners before he entered the NFL as the first selection by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who selected him with the first overall pick in 1976. He went on to a nine-year career, all with the Buccaneers, and joined the Hall of Fame in 1995. He was 78-1/2 sacks in his career and made the Pro Bowl in the last six years. He was the Defensive Player of the Year in 1979.

After his football career, Selmon joined the University of South Florida in the early 1990 as sports director. He was the guiding force at the start of the football program from scratch.

[UPDATE] Other reports indicate that Tampa before these reports were wrong. Brother Selmon, Dewey has said WTSP Lee Roy is still alive.

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