|Date of birth:August 7, 1948|
|Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia|
|NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 14 / Pick: 350|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Denver Broncos (1971–1976)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
He graduated Georgia Military Academy (now Woodward) and then from the University of Georgia in 1971. He earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in clinical bio-psychology from the University of Georgia. He was selected 14th round of the 1971 NFL Draft. Lyons played for the Broncos for six seasons, starting in 43 consecutive games at one point during his career.
After his time in the NFL, Lyons went to University of Colorado Medical School, graduating with a medical degree in 1977. He practices medicine in Atlanta. He is the Director of the Center for Women’s Care and Reproductive Surgery in Atlanta. He is director of Gynecologic surgery, Chief of Surgery of Advanced Surgery Center of Atlanta. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the department of OB/GYN at Emory University School of Medicine. He has written over 19 chapters for medical publications and has written 30 publications.[better source needed]
Dr. Lyons was one of 16 graduates from the University of Georgia Graduate School who received the 2013 Alumni of Distinction Award. The award is given to recognize alumni who achieve exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their community.
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- "UGA Graduate School honors 2013 Alumni of Distinction". UGA.EDU. http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/uga-graduate-school-honors-2013-alumni-distinction/. Retrieved 2 December 2013.