Oklahoma To Dedicate New Statue To 3 Iconic Sooners Players

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Three Oklahomas will soon receive a high honor later this month.

The storied football event will dedicate a statue to Lucius,

Davey and Lee Roy Selman - three brothers who will go down as some of the best players in Oklahoma history.

The statue, which will stand at the corner of Jenkins Avenue and Brooks Street,

Will be unveiled before the Kansas State game on September 24.

Selmons came out of Eufaula High School to play for Chuck Fairbanks and Barry Switzer.

Lucius, the eldest of the three, arrived in Norman in 1970. Dewey and Lee Roy arrived in 1972.

By the end of their respective collegiate careers, all three brothers had earned All-American honors as star defensemen for the Sooners.

He helped the program to two straight national championships in 1974 and 1975.

Lee Roy won both Outland and Vince Lombardi trophies.

1 overall selection in the 1976 draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, before moving on to three All-Pro selections

and six Pro-Bowl appearances through nine professional seasons.

The Selman statue will be the first Oklahoma football statue outside the program's Heisman Park.