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Upper St. Clair and Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee Retiring From the NFL

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Sean Lee is calling it a career after 11 seasons in the NFL.

Lee tells Todd Archer from EPSN.com that he’s retiring from the NFL. The Upper St. Clair and Penn State graduate spent his entire NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys after getting drafted in the second-round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Lee battled an assortment of injuries throughout this NFL career but when healthy, he was a standout player and leader of the Cowboys defense. Lee was named a two-time Pro Bowl player along with being named a First-Team All-Pro selection in 2016.

The 34-year old finished his career playing in 118 games, registering 802 tackles, 60 tackles for loss and 14 interceptions. Lee holds the Cowboys team record for tackles in a game with 22 vs. the NY Giants in 2016. Prior to last season, Lee signed a one-year deal to return to the Cowboys and missed the beginning of the season after undergoing sports hernia surgery. After rehabbing, Lee returned and finished what would be his last NFL season making two starts and registering 20 tackles.

Prior to committing to Penn State, Lee was a two-sport star at Upper St. Clair. While also starring in football, Lee was star point guard, averaging 21 points, nine rebounds and three assists per game during his senior season. On the football field for Jim Render, Lee played linebacker and running back, as he rushed for 1,240 yards and 21 touchdowns and collecting 95 tackles and four interceptions during his senior season.

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