May 7, 2009 Communications Office
Stetson Law honors football legend Lee Roy Selmon
for community service
The Tower Award recognizes those who reached the pinnacle of their careers and have made outstanding contributions to the
The event was held to raise funds for law student scholarships. As the Tower Award recipient, Selmon also designated a portion of the proceeds to his preferred charity, the USF Foundation Partnership for Athletics.
“I was the recipient of a student athletic scholarship at
Selmon has been recognized as NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Bucs’ Rookie of the Year and the team’s Most Valuable Player. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame, the GTE Academic All-America Hall of Fame, and the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame. In 1999, the Crosstown Expressway was named in his honor. Selmon was a three-time All-American at the
Selmon rose to the position of athletic director at the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Mark Dominik served as guest speaker, and the emcee for the evening was Fox 13 anchor Cynthia Smoot.
Please link here to download a picture of Mr. Selmon with his Tower Award http://www.law.stetson.edu/tmpl/news/article.aspx?id=6746 .