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Lee Roy Jordan

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Born:

April 27, 1941

Drafted: The Dallas Cowboys drafted Lee Roy Jordan with their first-round draft pick in 1963.

Years Played:

1963-1976

Position Played: Middle Linebacker

Played For: Dallas Cowboys

Alma Mater: Alabama

Uniform Number:

55

Best Known For:


Lee Roy Jordan was a key member of the Dallas Cowboys famed "Doomsday Defense".

College Highlights:


• All-SEC (1961, 1962)
• National Championship (1961)
• Touchdown Club of Atlanta Award Winner (1962)
• All-American Selection (1963)
• Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (1980)
• Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (1983)
• Inducted into the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988)
• Silver Anniversary Linebacker Award (1987)
• NCAA Silver Anniversary Award Winner (1988)

NFL Highlights:


• 2-Time All-Pro
• 5-Time Pro Bowl
• Set Cowboys Record with 1,236 career tackles
• Set Cowboys Record with 743 solo career tackles
• Competed in three Super Bowls
• Won One Super Bowl Title
• Won Five Conference Championships
• Won Eight Division titles
• Selected to Cowboys Silver Season All-Time Team (1984)
• Inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor (1990)
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