2014: Played in all 12 games, notching starts in the first 11 games of the season…Amassed 61 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, three pass breakups and two quarterback hurries…Compiled at least five tackles in seven different contests, including a season-best nine tackles at Central Arkansas on Sept. 6…Also added eight tackles against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 27.
2013: Saw action all 12 games, racking up 18 tackles (10 solo), a tackle for loss and an interception…Had five multi-tackle performances, including a season-high four stops (three solo) in the win over No. 7 Central Arkansas on Sept. 14…Came up with a big interception and returned it 22 yards in the win at Tennessee Tech on Oct. 10.
2012: Played in all 11 games for the Skyhawks, accounting for 35 tackles (13 solo), one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, one interception and three pass breakups…Tallied a career-best 11 tackles at Tennessee Tech on Nov. 10…Had a big game in the road win at Southeast Missouri on Oct. 20, tallying an interception and a fumble recovery…Had a pair of pass breakups in the win over Eastern Illinois on Oct. 6…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Played for head coach Cliff Ice at Webster Groves High School...Was listed as a St. Louis Post Dispatch Super 30 recruit...Led his team to a 13-1 record and the state championship game in 2010...Was named a two-time first-team all-state selection, a two-time all-conference pick and a two-time all-metro honoree...As a quarterback he completed 47 of 76 passes for 1,100 yards and 18 touchdowns his senior season...Piled up 1,747 total yards and accounted for 34 touchdowns as a senior...Helped his team to a 14-0 won-loss record and the Missouri state championship in 2009, his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 21, 1992…Son of Camilla Simmons…Majoring in health and human performance.