Sean Lissemore life and biography

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Sean Lissemore biography

Date of birth : 1987-09-11
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Teaneck, New Jersey
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-08
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Sean Lissemore is an American football defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cowboys in the 7th round of the 2010 NFL Draft.


With their final selection of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys chose Sean Lissemore in the seventh round (234th overall). Viewed as either a defensive end or nose tackle in the Cowboys 3-4 scheme, Lissemore brings a high-motor playing intensity that fits well along a defensive line that also boasts a player known for a similar playing style in Pro Bowler Jay Ratliff. Lissemore concluded his career at William & Mary with 193 tackles, 13.5 sacks, 28 tackles for loss, five quarterback hurries, three interceptions, four pass breakups and one blocked kick in 43 games played with 35 starts.

# Earned All-America honors from College Sporting News and Sports Network while also selected to the All-CAA First Team.
# Finished with 66 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 14 tackles for loss, four quarterback hurries, two interceptions, four pass breakups and one blocked kick while playing and starting in 14 games as a senior.
# Played in Texas at the Nation All-Star Game.
# Ranked sixth in the league in tackles for loss (14) and eighth in sacks (6.5).
# Served as a team captain.

# Earned starts in all 11 games at defensive tackle to total 51 tackles and rank second on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss while also adding four sacks.
# Honored as the W&M QB Club Defensive Player of the Week twice (Towson/Richmond) and Special Teams Player of the Week once (New Hampshire).
# Recorded a career-high 10 tackles with 1.5 tackles for a loss and a sack in the win at New Hampshire.
# Matched his career-high with 10 tackles at James Madison while also registering a tackle for loss.
# Made eight stops and had a sack in the season finale against Richmond.

# Played through a variety of nagging injuries to start 10-of-11 games at defensive tackle, totaling 43 stops on the year.
# Also had two sacks, four tackles for loss and an interception.
# Registered unassisted sacks against Virginia Tech and Delaware.
# Racked up seven tackles against VMI.

# As a freshman, made 33 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack.
# Collected five tackles at Liberty.
# Had four tackles and a sack at Towson.
# Logged a season-high seven tackles against Richmond.

# Served as scout team defensive lineman as a true freshman.


# Three-year starter at Dumont, N.J., High School, where he saw action at both guard and tackle on offense and defensive end and linebacker on defense.
# First-team all-league as a linebacker in his senior season and All-North Jersey Group 2.
# Invited to the Governor's Bowl and Bergen All-Star game.
# Also earned honorable mention all-county honors.
# Helped the team to its best record in 20 years and a berth in state playoffs.
# Accumulated 120 total tackles (74 solo), nine sacks and one interception in his senior season.
# Handled kickoff duties.
# Four-year letterman and an all-league performer in track and field in the 100 and 200 meter.
# Also competed in shot put.
# Three-year letter winner in wrestling, where he was also an all-league performer and state medalist at the 215 weight class.
# Member of Captains for Tomorrows Children and the school's jazz band where he played the saxophone.
# Majored in Kinesiology at William & Mary.

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