Skyhawk Football | Aaron Simms
|Hometown||Mt. Juliet, Tenn.|
|Height/Weight||5-10 - 175 lbs.|
2014: Played in all 12 games, logging nine starts in the defensive backfield…Tied for the team lead with two forced fumbles while amassing 28 tackles (21 solo), one tackle for loss and four pass breakups…Accounted for a career-best six tackles on two different occasions, accomplishing the feat against No. 22 Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 20) and at No. 8 Jacksonville State (Oct. 4)…Forced a fumble at No. 8 Jacksonville State and also forced a fumble against Austin Peay on Oct. 25.
2013: Did not see game action.
2012: Saw time in 10 games in the Skyhawk defensive backfield, tallying 14 tackles (12 solo), one tackle for loss, one interception and three pass breakups…Made a season-high five tackles (all solo) in the win over Tennessee State on Nov. 17…Had a tackle for loss and an interception in the victory at Austin Peay on Sept. 22.
BEFORE UTM: Played both offense and defense at McGavock High School...Had 500 receiving yards, 500 return yards and 1,200 all-purpose yards while scoring six touchdowns during his senior season...Made 14 tackles...Was a three-year varsity starter in football and a four-year varsity letter winner...Named all-city receiver in 2010...Named District 12- AAA Offensive MVP...Named to the Tennessean All-Midstate second team...Played defensive back in the Toyota Tennessee East-West All-Star Game...Earned honorable mention Old Spice National Player of the Year...Named District 12-AAA Special Teams MVP in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 30, 1992…Son of Marlin and Andrea Simms…Father Marlin is the head boy’s basketball coach at McGavock High School…Majoring in health and human performance.