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Sean Lee

2005 – 2008

The Man

An Upper St. Clair (Pittsburgh) high school linebacker, Lee was a standout point guard as well is a two-way football player (RB/LB). He finished second in career tackles at Penn State and was a 2-year captain.

The Math

  • 313 career tackles (29.5 for a loss)
  • 11 sacks
  • 2-time second team All Big-Ten
  • Part of 2 Big Ten Championship teams.

The Legend

Lee is one of the most athletic linebackers to play at Penn State, Lee used physical skills coupled with blazing speed to torment opposing players. His leadership as an assistant coach during his 2008 injury year helped propel the Lions to the conference title.

Life After State

Lee has been one of the most successful Penn State linebackers in the NFL, playing for the Dallas Cowboys who selected him in the second round. Three knee injuries over his career have not slowed him down, as Lee was selected to 2 Pro Bowls and was a first team All-Pro in 2016.



The Vitals

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 229 lbs.

Date of Birth: July 22, 1986

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA