Lee Roy-Selmon-Obituary

Lee Roy Selmon

Oct 20, 1954 – Sep 4, 2011 (Age 56)

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I patented my game around the game of Leroy Selmon. He played an intricate part in my success as a player in the National Football League. He was the most dominant right defensive end to play in a 3-4 defensive alignment in the 70s and early 80s. I watched hours of film during my tenure which shaped my career as a defensive lineman with the New York Giants while playing opposite Lawrence Taylor.

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So very sorry to hear about your loss. I never met him however I met you at Midwest City Hospital where we were both employed as OR scub techs. And so vividly remember you and Lee Roy dating. My prayers that you be comforted as long as need be, because God is a comforter for as long as we need him to be. It's been about 34 years since I saw you and have often wondered how you were doing? Would love to get in touch with you at some point. Take care and know that God makes NO mistakes.

I met Lee Roy Selmon at Raymond James Stadium when he appeared as a guest speaker for Verizon. (early 2000's?) When he spoke I found myself listening intensely. He seemed to be a gentle kind person, sincere in caring about others, especially for the welfare of children. He had me thinking about my own children and at the conclusion of his talk, he was standing on the side of the room and without thinking, I took a football table decoration up to him and asked him if he would be so kind as to...

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My condolences, I remember him at a benefit for a local football player. My sons were so impressed and he was so impressive, kind and gentle with the kids. They speak of him at times and will be sorry to hear of his passing. Happy Delsigne, formerly Morrison of Coalgate, Ok

From one associate to another R.I.P Our family had the common bond of football which over the yrs and even through tragedy and my own former husbands injuries as a Pittsburgh Steeler from St Pete. I pray that the peace we as a family have recieved over that last yrs will also come to the Selmons..Leroy was the epitomy of grace decency football comraderie and friendship i miss him everyday. As a St Pete native we are blessed as a city, and I am blessed to have called Leroy a personal friend.


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Lee Roy Selmon has died at the age of 56. Selmon was a star defensive lineman at the University of Oklahoma before becoming a star for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Selmon was the first person inducted into the Bucs' Ring of Honor. He later served as athletic director for the University of South...

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