Bob Baumhower played on Bear Bryant’s defensive line from 1974-76. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, Baumhower earned All-Conference honors in 1975 and 1976 and was a two-time selection to the All-American Second Team.
He was taken with the 40th overall pick in the 1977 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins, where he played his entire career. He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection.
As part of the 1982 Dolphins defense, which included six starters whose last name started with the letter “B,” Baumhower became known as one of the Killer Bees. In 2008, he was inducted into the Dolphins Ring of Honor. He and fellow Killer Bee Doug Betters were the defensive linemen in the Dolphins Ring of Honor.
He was an honorary captain for the 2014 Texas A&M at Alabama game.
Marty Lyons played defensive line for Alabama football from 1976-78, including during Alabama’s famous goal line stand against Penn State in the 1979 Sugar Bowl. In his college career, he had 202 tackles, 6 forced fumbles, and 4 fumble recoveries.
He was an all-SEC honoree in 1977 and 1978 and a consensus All-American in 1978. Lyons was the 1978 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. A member of the 2011 College Football Hall of Fame induction class, Lyons became the 23rd Crimson Tide player or coach in the Hall.
The New York Jets selected Marty Lyons with the 14th overall pick in the 1979 NFL Draft. Lyons played his entire 10-year career with the Jets. He currently works as an analyst for the Jets radio network.