Sean Lissemore is a free agent nose tackle, most recently playing for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round (234th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at William & Mary.
Lissemore grew up in Dumont, New Jersey, attending Dumont High School, where he was a three-year starter, both at offensive guard, defensive end and linebacker. As a senior, he handled kickoff duties, recorded 120 total tackles, nine sacks and one interception in his senior season. For his performance, he was selected to the First-team All-league as a linebacker and All-North Jersey Group 2, was invited to the Governor’s Bowl and Bergen All-Star game and earned honorable mention all-county honors.
Lissemore attended the College of William & Mary and majored in kinesiology. As a true freshman, served as scout team defensive lineman. In 2006, as a freshman, he recorded 33 tackles, 2.5 for a loss and one sack. In 2006, as a sophomore, he suffered a torn shoulder labrum and started 10-of-11 games at defensive tackle, recording 43 tackles, two sacks, and four tackles-for-losses and one interception. As a junior in 2008, Lissemore started all 11 games and recorded 51 tackles, 7.5 for losses and four sacks. On the season, he was the W&M QB Club Defensive Player of the Week twice (Towson/Richmond) and Special Teams Player of the Week once (New Hampshire). In 2009 as a senior, he served as a team captain, earned All-America honors from College Sporting News and Sports Network while also being selected to the All-CAA First Team. For the season, he recorded 66 tackles, 14 for losses, two interceptions all while starting 14 games. Also as a senior, he played in Texas at the Nation All-Star Game.
At his Pro Day Lissemore recorded 36 reps 225 pounds he also ran a 4.83 second 40-yard dash and record a 30″ vertical jump. In April, before the NFL draft, he was invited to a private workout with the New York Giants.
Sean Lissemore was selected in the seventh round (234th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. As a rookie, Lissemore appeared in two games, making his NFL debut in week eight against the Jacksonville Jaguars where he recorded three tackles and half of a sack. He was inactive for the first 6 games of the year and injured his left ankle on the opening kickoff against the Green Bay Packers. In his second season, Lissemore played in all 16 games as a reserve defensive tackle. He finished the year with 39 tackles, while adding 2 sacks. He also returned his first career kickoff for 38 yards against the Detroit Lions.
In 2012, Lissemore played in 10 games, starting 6 in place of an injured Jay Ratliff. In 2013, the team switched to a 4–3 defense and Lissemore was traded to the San Diego Chargers in exchange for a 2015 7th round pick on September 1, because he wasn’t seen as a good fit for the new scheme. In 2013 he played in 15 games (2 starts), registering 31 tackles (5 for loss), 2 sacks, 1 interception and a touchdown. He missed the playoffs after suffering a shoulder injury. The next year he played mainly as a nose tackle and saw action in 15 games (8 starts), finishing with 32 tackles and one sack.
The featured San Diego Chargers team logo nike superbad gloves were game worn by Sean Lissemore as a member of the San Diego Chargers in the 2013 season. The nose tackle has signed both gloves and added “2013 Game Worn” to each in black. The left glove was taped up and they show good use. Although the gloves are a match they were worn separately in two different games.