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ODUSports.com takes a look at the ODU defense this spring.
Monarch Spotlight: Devon Simmons
Played in all 13 games, starting two ... Recorded 19 tackles on the year in two sacks playing defensive end and special teams ... Registered four tackles and a sack in his first career game against Duquesne ... Notched three tackles apiece against New Hampshire and Richmond ... Also had a sack in the win over New Hampshire.
Played defensive end and wide receiver at Collins Hill High School for Kevin Reach...Hails from the same high school as current Monarch quarterback Taylor Heinicke...Named to the Gwinnett County All-Star Team at defensive end, First Team 7AAAAA Region at linebacker, and Second Team Gwinnett Daily Post All-Gwinnett County Team as a senior...Was also a three-time Gwinnett Daily Post Defensive Player of the Week and Preseason All-State selection...Was also a Second Team Gwinnett Touchdown Touchdown Club honoree at linebacker...Helped Screamin' Eagles to the first round of the Georgia AAAAA playoffs in 2011...Made 58 tackles, including 21 tackles for loss and 11 sacks in 2011...Also broke up 11 passes, blocked four kicks, and forced three fumbles...At wide receiver caught eight passes for 116 yards...As a junior in 2010, was a Honorable Mention Gwinnett County Touchdown Club honoree...Made 63 tackles, including 21 tackles for loss...His 18 sacks in his junior campaign not only lead the team but was third in the county...Additionally, he had eight blocked passes and two forced fumbles...Also had 11 receptions for 134 yards...Helped Collins Hill rank No. 3 in the state and advanced to the Georgia AAAAA semi-finals finishing 2011 at 10-4 overall...In 2009, was the only sophomore to earn a varsity letter as the Screamin' Eagles reached the first round of the Georgia AAAAA playoffs...Had eight tackles on special teams along with a blocked kick and forced fumble...Also was a state qualifier in track with the 4x400 relay team and took fourth place in the 7 AAAAA regionals...Played basketball during the 2008-09 season helping Collins Hill to a 22-7 record, the Region 7AAAAA championship and a No. 7 ranking in the state...
Born July 26, 1993...Son of Patrick Everett and Karen Reehling...Has one sister, Kristen...Plans to major in business.
OTHER SCHOOLS CONSIDERED: Southern Miss, Ball State, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Elon, Wake Forest
"I want to play for a national championship. I love the coaching staff and the campus environment. I love the `AIM HIGH' attitude in academics, football, and life." - Andrew Everett on choosing ODU