January 06, 2022

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion

A massive estate in Lutz owned by a former Buccaneer defensive end is now on the market.

Located at 216 Lake Brant Dr., the 6,355-square-foot lakefront mansion is currently owned by 2009 NFL first rounder and former University of Tennessee standout Robert Ayers and his wife Brandi.

According to property records, the Ayers purchased the home in 2016 for $1,925,000, after agreeing to a three-year, $21 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Built in 2007, the home comes with five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, as well as a game room, a theater room, a heated pool and spa, a Vols-themed basketball court, a volleyball court, a nine-hole putting green, a dock, a boat ramp, and 200-square-foot boathouse overlooking Lake Brant.

Though he's been retired from the pros since 2018, Ayers still involved in the sport. In 2020, he joined the coaching staff at Knoxville Catholic High School and in June of 2021 he was named defensive coordinator.

The Ayers home is currently asking $3,275,000, and the listing agent is 
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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion
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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion
Photo via Zillow
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion
Photo via Zillow
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion
Photo via Zillow
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Robert Ayers is selling his Lutz mansion
Photo via Zillow

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