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#2 Brandon Simmons
Position: Free Safety
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mansfield, Texas
High School: Timberview
Major: Communication

As a Sophomore (2015) • Game-by-Game Statistics 
• 13 games played
• Eight tackles
• First career tackle at Oregon State
• Solo tackle at Colorado
• Three tackles (two solo) vs. Notre Dame

As a Freshman (2014)

• Did not see action

The Simmons File
• Played at Timberview (Texas) under head coach James Brown
• Three-year letterwinner
• Four-star recruit by Scout, Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports
• Nation’s 144th-best overall recruit by Scout, 262nd by ESPN
• Texas’ 23rd-best recruit by Scout, 28th by Rivals, 31st by ESPN and 247Sports
• Nation’s top-15 safety by Scout and ESPN, 21st-best by 247Sports, 22nd-best by Rivals
• PrepStar All-America
     • Nation’s 10th-best safety
• 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl
• Member of 161-player “The Opening” Nike showcase
• 2014 TXA-21 All-North Texas team and Dallas/Ft. Worth top-10
• Two-time District 7 (5A) first team
• 2013 District 7 (5A) Defensive Player of the Year
• 2011 District 7 (5A) Sophomore of the Year
• 2012 team defensive MVP
• 302 career tackles, seven interceptions, 17 pass breakups, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 12 tackles for loss
• 117 tackles as a sophomore in 2011
• Led team to 2013 league title
• Three-time academic all-district
• Lettered in track and field
• National Honor Society
• Four-year member of Student Athletic Leadership Council
• Volunteered at Dallas and Arlington Mission centers
• Born in Pittsburgh, Pa.
• Full name is Brandon Jarel Simmons
• Son of Kashann and Monique Simmons
     • Father played football at West Virginia (1992-97)
• One sister, Sydney
• Uncle, Baron Flenory, Jr., played football at New Hampshire (2001-06)
• Uncle, Ryan Jones, played football at New Hampshire (1986-90)
• Grandfather, Baron Flenory, Sr., played basketball at Duquesne (1976-80) and professionally in South America (1980-83)
• Majoring in communication