The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first hall-of-fame player Lee Roy Selmon will get a statue to honor him and his contributions to Tampa Bay area.
The Hillsborough Expressway Authority will unveil the statue in downtown Tampa this morning. The location of the statue will be in the Selmon Greenway, a two-mile path beneath the Selmon Expressway.
Lee Roy Selmon, who wore 63 as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccanners was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 1995. In 2009, he was added to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor.
Following his playing career, Selmon became the athletic director at the University of South Florida.