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|Date of birth:June 27, 1939|
|Place of birth: Fargo, North Dakota|
|Date of death: February 17, 1973(aged 33)|
|High School: Redondo Union High School|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 253 lb (115 kg)|
|College: Long Beach State|
|NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 19 / Pick: 254|
(By the Dallas Cowboys)
|AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 29 / Pick: 226|
(By the Denver Broncos)
|Debuted in 1962 for the Dallas Cowboys|
|Last played in 1967 for the Philadelphia Eagles|
|* Dallas Cowboys ( 1962– 1963)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Second-team All-California Coast Athletic Association (1961)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
Lynn Douglas Hoyem ( June 27, 1939 – February 17, 1973) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Long Beach State University and was drafted in the 19th round of the 1961 NFL Draft. Hoyem was also selected in the 29th round of the 1962 AFL Draft.
In 1987, he was inducted into the Long Beach State Hall of Fame. The athletics department also created the Lynn Hoyem Leadership Award in his honor.
Hoyem was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 19th round of the 1961 NFL Draft, becoming the first player from his school to be drafted into the NFL. He was a backup center and guard during his time with the team. In 1963 he started six games at left guard.
In 1964 he started eight games at right guard. Hoyem played for four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles mostly in a reserve role on the offensive line. On July 24, 1968, he announced his retirement.