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Lee Roy Selmon Tributes For USF Home Opener

USF will be honoring Lee Roy Selmon in a variety of ways during the Bulls' home opener against Ball State on Saturday.

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  • The football team will wear a number 63 decal on their helmets for all football games
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  • All 19 USF teams, including the football team, will wear the initials LRS on all uniforms in all games throughout the 2011-12 year  
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  • The university has created a number 63 flag which the football team and spirit squads will carry onto the field for all home and away games
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  • The number 63 will be painted onto the field in two locations for Saturday's game
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  • 40,000+ number 63/Lee Roy Selmon decals will be distributed to all fans to be worn at Saturday's game
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  • Saturday's Official Game-Day souvenir program will feature Lee Roy on its cover and in a special insert
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  • Saturday's game will include a moment of silence and video tribute to Lee Roy at around 6:45.
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In addition to these gameday tributes, USF has teamed up the Tampa Sports Authority and the Buccaneers to provide a temporary memorial for people to leave cards, flowers, or other mementos. You can find the memorial at the mass transit drop-off on Dale Mabry across the street from Steinbrenner Field (which you can find here).

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Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.