Outside Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Lorton, Va.
High School: South County
Major: Business


2014: Played in 11 games, starting two ... Named team captain for the season-straight season ... Recorded 19 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Had a team-best nine tackles in the season-opening win against Hampton ... Notched four tackles against Marshall.

2013: Started all 12 games at safety ... Finished second on the team with 78 tackles ... Had 1.5 tackles for loss and three pass breakups ... Led the team in tackles four times ... The 78 tackles is the sixth most in a single-season in school history ... He opened the year with a team-high nine tackles at East Carolina ... Made a team-best seven tackles at MD ... Notched a career-high and team-best 13 stops in the win over The Citadel ... Had a team-high nine tackles and a tackle for loss in the win over Rhode Island ... Made eight stops in the win over CU.

2012: Appeared in nine games making two starts ... Finished the season with 31 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble ... Had six tackles and the game clinching interception in the thrilling 64-61 win over No. 18 New Hampshire ... Career-best seven tackles in the win at No. 18 Towson ... Recorded four tackles and a forced fumble against No. 6 Georgia Southern ... Earned CAA Academic All-Conference.

AT VANDERBILT: Played as a member of the Commodores special team unit in 2011 ... Was one of five true freshman to play in Vanderbilt’s secondary as a freshman in 2010 ... As a true freshman, played in 10 of 12 games playing with special teams and as a reserve safety with four solo tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: Simmons was a two-year starter at safety at South County High School for Pete Bendorf ... Helped the Stallions to a 7-5 record and second round of the Division 6-AAA state playoffs ... As a senior was an All-State selection and Team MVP after recording 75 tackles, three interceptions, 11 defended passes, and three fumble recoveries ... Also added 285 yards rushing and three touchdowns at halfback ... Senior captain ... First Team All-Patriot District and All-Northern Region ... Was also named to the Washington Post’s All-Metro Team at kick return with a pair of returns for touchdowns ... Played in the Region Rumble All-Star game ... Lettered as a sprinter on South County’s track team ... Member of the 4x1600 m state qualifier team in track as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Born February 21, 1992 ... Son of Warren Sr. and Gwen Simmons ... Has two brothers, Warren Jr. and Warren II ... Majoring in business.

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