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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Take Selmon for Their Ring of Honor

Article By on 23rd July, 2009

... first man taken in the 1976 NFL draft.

He is the first and only Tampa Bay Buccaneer to date in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He is Lee Roy Selmon, 1995 HOF inductee.

His team will honor him and make him the first player to be inducted into the Buccaneers' Ring of Honor on November 8, 2009.

The news come from the Pewter Report via Jim Flynn and Scott Reynolds.

The news should come as no surprise.

There is no more famous Buccaneer, no more popular Buccaneer. He was a six-time pro-bowl player. He played from 1976 to 1984, his career shortened by a back injury.

He has his own chain of restaurants with partners Chris Sullivan and Bob Basham, founders of Outback Steakhouse.

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