Q&A With ODU Football's Devon Simmons
April 3, 2009
A weekly Q&A with an Old Dominion University football player
6-2, 180, Fr.
Newport News, Va.
When did you begin playing football?
8th grade year
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
Why did you choose to attend ODU?
New football program and great academics
What has been the biggest difference between high school football and college football?
Strength & Conditioning
What has it been the best part about being a member of ODU’s first football team in over 60 years?
Being able to set records
If you could play another position what would it be and why?
Wide receiver because I’m a playmaker
Favorite sports other than your own?
After meeting Coach Wilder for the first time, what were your thoughts?
He has high expectations
After meeting your position coach for the first time, what were your thoughts?
He makes a presentation
Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?
Pray then listen to music
What is your funniest memory from an ODU practice thus far?
Me doing a flip in the end zone
If you could line up opposite any player in the NFL and go 1-on-1, who would it be and why?
What song is stuck in your head right now?
My Shirt Off (Gucci)
What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
I’m very good at baseball
What is your dream job?
What is your favorite place to eat on campus?