Lee Roy Selmon's Career Highlights

All-NFL: 1979 (AP, PFWA, NEA, PW), 1980 (PFWA, NEA, SN), 1982 (PFWA, NEA)

All-NFL Second Team: 1978 (AP, NEA), 1980 (AP), 1982 (AP), 1984 (NEA)

All-NFC: 1978 (UPI, SN), 1979 (UPI, SN, PW), 1980 (UPI), 1982 (UPI), 1984 (UPI, PW)

All-NFC Second Team: 1977 (UPI), 1983 (UPI)

(6) – 1980*, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

*Did not play

Buccaneers’ records held by Selmon
(Records through the 1984 season, Selmon’s final season with Tampa Bay)

• [1st] Most Sacks, Game – 3 (vs. New Orleans, Oct. 23, 1983; at Detroit, Dec. 14, 1980; at Minnesota, Sept. 17, 1978; at New Orleans, Dec. 11, 1977)
• [1st] Most Sacks, Season – 13 (1977)
• [1st] Most Sacks, Career – 78.5
• [1st] Most Quarterback Pressures, Season – 72 (1980)
• [1st] Most Opponents Fumbles Caused, Career – 27.5
• [2nd] Most Sacks, Season – 11 (1978, 1979, 1983)
• [2nd] Most Tackles, Career - 742
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Opponents Fumbles Caused, Season – 5 (1977, 1981)

 

 

Team Statistical Championships
Sack Titles: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• 1979 NFL Defensive Player of the Year (AP, PFWA)
• NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1980s

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 14 0 (5th)
1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 12 0 (5th)
1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 11 0 (5th)
1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 6 0 (1st)
1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 10 1 (4th)
1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 9 7 0 (1st)
1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 4 0 (7th*)
1983 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 14 0 (5th)
1984 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 10 0 (3rd)
*NFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.

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