Shawn Lee (American football)

Shawn Lee
No. 97, 98, 76
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born:(1966-10-24)October 24, 1966
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died:February 26, 2011(2011-02-26) (aged 44)
Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Erasmus Hall (Brooklyn)
College:North Alabama
NFL Draft:1988 / Round: 6 / Pick: 163
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Shawn Swaboda Lee (October 24, 1966 – February 26, 2011) was an American professional football player who was a defensive tackle for 11 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1988–89), the Miami Dolphins (1990–91), the San Diego Chargers (1992–97), and the Chicago Bears (1998) in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by Tampa Bay in the sixth round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played college football for the North Alabama Lions. Lee started in Super Bowl XXIX for the Chargers. He and fellow Chargers lineman Reuben Davis were nicknamed "The Two Tons of Fun".

Lee attended the University of North Alabama as a communications major. He was a co-founder of the Players Community Resource Center.

Lee, who had been struggling with diabetes for the past few years, died on February 26, 2011, from cardiac arrest brought on by double pneumonia. Lee was 44.

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