September 17, 2021

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Remembering the Past: Dewey Selmon

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Dewey Selmon was born on November 19, 1953. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma and was 6’1 and weighed 240 lbs

The Buccaneers drafted him in the second round at pick number sixty in (1976).

He is the younger brother of the more known DE Lee Roy Selmon (#63), and the brothers had a business together at one point, Selmon Brothers Fine BB-Q Sauce.

Both Dewey and Lee Roy were on the (1974) and (1975) National Championship Teams.

Dewey played for the Bucs from (1976 – 1981) and finished his career at the Chargers in (1982)

He was an All-American at O.U. in (1974) and (1975), also was an NFL Second-Team All-Pro selection in (1979).

Link to his stats: Dewey Selmon – Bucpower

Remembering the history of my Buccaneers is really fun and very important to me; before the two Super Bowl victories, there were hard times, struggles, and everything in between.

All those difficult times I went through as a child is one of the reasons that I hold it so dear anytime my Bucs win a Championship!

We need to celebrate the past players who set the foundation of what we enjoy today. Remember them.

As always, Go Bucs!