How much is Lee Roy Jordan worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Football Player|
|Date of Birth:||April 27, 1941|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Lee Roy Jordan
Lee Roy Jordan is a former American football linebacker. After attending the University of Alabama, playing under head coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, he played 14 years in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys from 1963 to 1976.
Jordan was a standout for the Crimson Tide as a linebacker and center. He helped the Crimson Tide finish with an 8-1-2 record in 1960, his sophomore year. He was voted the game’s MVP in the Bluebonnet Bowl against the Texas Longhorns after a 3-3 tie.
Jordan had a key role in the team’s success the next year as Alabama completed 11-0, won the SEC title, and won the 1961 championship. Six shutouts were recorded throughout the season, one of which was a 34-0 victory over Auburn. With a 10-3 victory over Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl, Alabama closed out the regular season under the direction of senior quarterback Pat Trammell (1940–1968).
He played 14 seasons in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys from 1963 to 1976 after graduating from the University of Alabama and playing for head coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. In 1983, he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
- 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”.
- 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)
- 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)