After a stellar collegiate career at the University of Alabama, Marty Lyons was selected 14th overall by the New York Jets. Lyons played his entire NFL career from 1979-1989. He was a member of the Jets' famed "New York Sack Exchange," the team's dominant defensive line in 1981 and 1982. Lyons won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 1984. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.