Selmon was All-American at Oklahoma

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State on Saturday hired
former University of Oklahoma All-American Lucious Selmon to be its
new defensive line coach.

Selmon, 53, replaces Steve Stripling, who resigned last month to
accept a similar position at Michigan.

Selmon has been a coach for 27 years. His previous experience
includes eight years with the Jacksonville Jaguars and 19 at

"Our entire coaching staff is excited about acquiring a coach
of Lucious Selmon's caliber,'' Michigan State coach John L. Smith
said. "Lucious has experience as a player and coach, plus he's
enjoyed great success at the collegiate and professional levels."

Selmon played two years for the Memphis Southmen (1974-75) in
the World Football League before entering coaching. The former
All-America defensive lineman is the oldest of three brothers that
played at Oklahoma in the 1970s.