Taylor Heinicke wa 25-of-28 in a winning effort for the Blue Team.
Spring Practice Update: Day 11
ODUSports.com takes a look at the ODU defense this spring.
ODU placed 10 players on the CAA Academic All-Conference Team.
Taylor Heinicke Throws for an NCAA Division I Record 730 yards.
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 Georgia Southern ... Earned CAA Academic All-Conference.
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...
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...
Born February 21, 1992...Son of Warren Sr. and Gwen Simmons...Has two brothers, Warren Jr. and Warren II...Majoring in business.