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Justin Simmons
S #31
Height:
6-2
Weight:
202
Age:
24
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Manassas, Va.
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
68
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 98 74 24 2.0 0 9 4 148 -- 65 1 0 0
2017 DEN 13 13 68 49 19 1.0 0 5 2 65 32.5 65 1 0 --
2016 DEN 13 3 30 25 5 1.0 -- 4 2 83 41.5 45 0 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 LAC W 24-21 6 3 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DAL W 42-17 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @BUF L 16-26 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 OAK W 16-10 1 1 0 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
6 NYG L 10-23 11 11 0 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @LAC L 0-21 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @KC L 19-29 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @PHI L 23-51 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 NE L 16-41 10 6 4 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 CIN L 17-20 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @OAK L 14-21 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @MIA L 9-35 7 4 3 0.0 0 1 1 65 65 65 1 0 --
14 NYJ W 23-0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

SIMMONS AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year safety who played 13 games (3 starts) in his rookie season with Denver in 2016, posting 24 tackles (20 solo), one sack (9 yds.), two interceptions (83 yds.), four passes defensed, one blocked extra point and five special-teams stops.

• Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 10, 2016) after blocking an extra point that led to the game-winning defensive two-point conversion at New Orleans (11/3/16).

• Opened 32-of-50 games at Boston College, racking up 229 tackles (165 solo), eight interceptions (50 yds.), 22 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one sack (15 yds.).

• Attended Martin County High School in Stuart, Fla., earning All-Area Defensive Player of the Year honors in addition to being named second-team All-Florida.

• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (98th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/13/16.

SIMMONS AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year safety who played 13 games (3 starts) in his rookie season with Denver in 2016, posting 24 tackles (20 solo), one sack (9 yds.), two interceptions (83 yds.), four passes defensed, one blocked extra point and five special-teams stops.

• Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 10, 2016) after blocking an extra point that led to the game-winning defensive two-point conversion at New Orleans (11/3/16).

• Opened 32-of-50 games at Boston College, racking up 229 tackles (165 solo), eight interceptions (50 yds.), 22 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one sack (15 yds.).

• Attended Martin County High School in Stuart, Fla., earning All-Area Defensive Player of the Year honors in addition to being named second-team All-Florida.

• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (98th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/13/16.

2016: Selected by the Broncos in the third round (98th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, Simmons played 13 games (3 starts) and recorded 24 tackles (20 solo), one sack (9 yds.), two interceptions (83 yds.), four passes defensed, one blocked extra point and five special-teams stops... Posted one solo tackle in his NFL debut vs. Car. (9/8)... Blocked an extra point with 1:22 remaining at N.O. (11/13) that was returned for the game-winning defensive two-point conversion to earn AFC Special Teams Player of the Week recognition... Made his first career start and finished with two tackles (1 solo) vs. N.E. (12/18).

COLLEGE: Simmons opened 32-of-50 games at Boston College, racking up 229 tackles (165 solo), eight interceptions (50 yds.), 22 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one sack (15 yds.)... Started all 12 games at safety for the nation’s top-ranked defense (254.3 ypg.) as a senior... Finished with 67 tackles (49 solo), five interceptions (28 yds.), seven passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries, earning All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team honors... Opened all 13 games in his junior campaign, starting the first seven contests at safety before moving to cornerback for the final six games... Led the team with 76 tackles (63 solo) and added two interceptions (20 yds.), seven passes defensed and one sack (15 yds.)... Saw action in all 13 games as a sophomore, recording 34 tackles (22 solo), three passes defensed and one fumble recovery... Appeared in all 12 games as a true-freshman, starting six contests at safety and one at cornerback.

HIGH SCHOOL: Simmons attended Martin County High School in Stuart, Fla., where he earned All-Area Defensive Player of the Year honors from Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers... Named second-team all-state as a senior in addition to first-team all-area as a junior and senior... Played in the Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast Senior All-Star Game... Totaled 24 career interceptions and returned two for touchdowns in addition to seeing action at wide receiver and running back.

PERSONAL: Simmons majored in communications at Boston College and was presented with the Jay McGillis Memorial Scholarship... Justin Simmons was born on Nov. 19, 1993, in Manassas, Va.

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