The family of Hall of Fame defensive end Lee
Roy Selmon says he has died in Florida after suffering a stroke. He
A statement released on behalf of his wife, Claybra Selmon, says
he died Sunday at a Tampa hospital surrounded by family members.
The statement says: "For all his accomplishments on and off the
field, to us Lee Roy was the rock of our family. This has been a
sudden and shocking event and we are devastated by this unexpected
His former team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, confirmed Saturday
that he suffered a stroke.