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Selmon in 'extremely critical condition'



Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and NFL Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon reportedly suffered a stroke Friday afternoon and is in “extremely critical condition,’’ according to USF spokesman Michael Hoad.

(View Lee Roy Selmon photo gallery here).

Earlier in the evening, there were conflicting reports about Selmon’s condition.

Selmon’s restaurant first issued a statement saying Selmon had died, but Selmon’s brother, Dewey, told Ch. 10 he is alive and in serious condition. A publicist for the restaurant later tweeted that the statement was issued prematurely.

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-- Times staff

[Last modified: Friday, September 2, 2011 9:44pm]


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