|Date of birth||April 4, 1964 (age 52)|
|Place of birth||Ocho Rios, Jamaica|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|College||Simon Fraser Clan|
|CFL draft||1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1|
|Drafted by||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|1988–90||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|CFL East All-Star||1988|
He was drafted by the Ottawa Rough Riders with the first overall pick in the 1988 CFL Draft from Simon Fraser University. In his rookie year he racked up 1075 rushing yards to lead the CFL becoming only the fifth Canadian (Bob Swift, Normie Kwong, Gerry James and Ron Stewart being the others) to accomplish that feat. He later played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats before retiring in 1992. His son, Jamall Lee was a member of the BC Lions.
He now runs a non-profit organization called Pathfinder Youth Center Society, for at Risk Kids in BC Canada, along with his wife Ruth Lee.
- "Orville Lee - Running Back - 1988-92 - Simon Fraser". CFL Historical. Archived from the original on 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- Beamish, Mike (2007-08-16). "Back to the future". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
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