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Lee Ziemba
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Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1989-03-29) March 29, 1989 (age 30)
Albany, Georgia
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Rogers (AR)
College:Auburn
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2011 2012)
Career highlights and awards
* BCS National Champion (2011)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:6
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Lee Ziemba (born March 29, 1989) is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, and earned consensus All-American honors. The Carolina Panthers drafted in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Ziemba was born in Albany, Georgia. He attended Rogers High School in Rogers, Arkansas, where he played for the Rogers Mounties high school football team. He registered 31 pancake blocks, 43 knockdown blocks and was in on 11 tackles and 1.5 sacks playing defense in goal line situations as a senior. He received high school All-American honors from Parade magazine and USA Today.[1]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Ziemba was listed as the No. 4 offensive tackle prospect in the nation.[2]

College careerEdit

Ziemba attended Auburn University, and played for the Auburn Tigers football team from 2007 to 2010. He started every game during his four years at Auburn. As a true freshman in 2007, Ziemba received Freshman All-American honors by College Football News, The Sporting News, and Rivals.com.[3][4][5]

The 2010 Iron Bowl against Alabama marked Ziemba's 50th start, breaking the previous school record for most starts. By starting in the BCS National Championship, Ziemba extended his record to 52 starts.[6][7]

As a senior, Ziemba was named to the 2010 AFCA Coaches’ All-America team.[8] He also won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy, an award given to the SEC's best blocker.

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

Ziemba was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round with the 244th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.[9] He was waived/injured on August 10, 2012, and subsequently reverted to injured reserve on August 12.

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