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Overview

Lee Roy Jordan

Date of birth
Apr 27, 1941

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 221 lbs.

Birthplace
Excel, AL

Hometown
Excel, AL

College
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

High school
Excel

Summary
Lee Roy Jordan (born April 27, 1941 in Excel, Alabama) is a former football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys from 1963 to 1976 in the National Football League...
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Awards

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Alabama Crimson Tide Football
1961

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (USA Today Coach's Poll)
Alabama Crimson Tide Football
1961

Super Bowl Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1971

NFC Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1975, 1971, 1970

Trivia
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983
  • Named to the SEC 50th Anniversary Team in 1982
  • Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1980

Nicknames
Killer

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Jan. 1, 1967: Green Bay Packers Elijah Pitts (22) looks for a way to run as Dallas Cowboys linebacker Lee Roy Jordan (55) grabs him from behind during the NFL Championship. The Packers defeated the Cowboys, 34-27. (AP Photo)
by rockinfish Jan 15, 2014
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Lee Roy Jordan #54 of Alabama v Jim Grisham #45 of Oklahoma_ 1963 Orange Bowl.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Feb 02, 2011
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Lee Roy Jordan #54 of Alabama v  Jim Grisham #45 of Oklahoma_ 1963 Orange Bowl_.jpg
Lee Roy Jordan #54 of Alabama v Jim Grisham #45 of Oklahoma_ 1963 Orange Bowl_.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Feb 28, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Cody Catalina
Removed Cody Catalina from the 2011 Syracuse Orange Football team roster.
  • Role was Tight End.
by maddog48 Apr 26, 2014
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Marvin Kubin #55 of Texas v Lee Roy Jordan #54 & Darwin Holt #32 of Alabama_1960 Bluebonnet.jpg
Marvin Kubin #55 of Texas v Lee Roy Jordan #54 & Darwin Holt #32 of Alabama_1960 Bluebonnet.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Nov 13, 2012
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by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 04, 2012
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Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders Lead NFL Hall of Fame Omissions - a Fan's Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The NFL plans to announce their inductees into the 2012 NFL Hall of Fame class on Feb. 4, and they have whittled it down to a list of 15 finalists. However, looking at that list, I see a number of players who are not in the NFL Hall of Fame that deserve to be...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 04, 2012
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Dallas Cowboys’ All Pro-Bowl Defensive Team – a Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Earlier, I gave my idea of who I believed belonged on the Dallas Cowboys' All Pro-Bowl offensive team and here is my list of who should make the Cowboys' All-Pro defensive team. In the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl, it is only defense players that represents the Cowboys...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 27, 2012
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Newman highlights three-pick game for Cowboys
Terence Newman’s two interceptions gave him six for the season, continuing an outstanding comeback season for the veteran Cowboys cornerback. He missed the first two games with a groin injury, and in training camp, the Cowboys were trying to sign...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Cowboys Blog, Nov 14, 2011
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Cowboys' notes
Here are the notes compiled by the Cowboys' PR department after the game: The Dallas Cowboys 37-point win (44-7) tied the 10th-largest margin of victory in team history. It was the club’s biggest win since defeating Arizona (10/22/00) by 41...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Cowboys Blog, Nov 13, 2011
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Five Reasons Philadelphia Eagles Fans Hate the Dallas Cowboys: Fan Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
It's been called a one-sided rivalry. If asked, the people of Dallas/Fort Worth would instantly tell you that their biggest rival in football is the Washington Redskins. Not the Philadelphia Eagles. Nationally, it makes sense for the Eagles and the New York...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 27, 2011
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A host of Dallas Cowboys including Lee Roy Jordan (#55), George Andrie (#66) and Dave Edwards (#52) tackle Kansas City ball carrier Warren McVea (#6).
by RAB88 Aug 21, 2011
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About 50 legendary Cowboys attended practice Friday
Dallas Morning News Cowboys Blog, Aug 20, 2011
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Cummings respects No. 54
When linebacker Kenwin Cummings looks up, he sees his No. 54 not once, but twice, in the Ring of Honor. Chuck Howley and Lee Roy Jordan wore the number Cummings now wears. “I know about the 54,” Cummings said. “I...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Cowboys Blog, Aug 15, 2011
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Gene Stallings Enshrined in College Football Hall of Fame Saturday
Legendary Alabama coach Gene Stallings was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame Saturday night during a dinner, held at the Century Center Convention Center in South Bend, Ind., that served as the culmination of the National Football Foundation's...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Jul 17, 2011
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Gene Stallings Honored at the College Football Hall of Fame 2011 Enshrinement Festival July 15-16
Thousands of college football fans from across the country will join the National Football Foundation on July 15-16 at the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind. for the annual Enshrinement Festival, which will pay tribute to Gene Stallings'...
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, Jul 06, 2011
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Dallas Cowboys Tidbits: Week In Review For 6/5 - 6/10
FRIDAY -- Cowboys backup wide receiver Manny Johnson has let it be known that the Cowboys player-led workouts have been temporarily suspended. Understandably, the Cowboys have taken a hiatus to let their head honcho Tony Romo tend to his...
Blogging the Boys, Jun 11, 2011
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Marty Lyons Selected to 2011 Class of the College Football Hall of Fame
Former Alabama defensive lineman Marty Lyons has been named to the 2011 class of the College Football Hall of Fame as was announced on Tuesday by the College Football Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Athletics Department, May 17, 2011
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by Flex-T Feb 21, 2011
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by RAB88 Dec 14, 2010
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