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    Delvon Simmons
    Delvon Simmons

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    McKeesport, PA

    High School:
    McKeesport

    Last College:
    Texas Tech

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 295

    Position:
    DT

    Birthdate:
    11/30/1992

    Experience:
    SQ

    2014: The experienced Simmons, who sat out the 2013 season after transferring, will battle to start at defensive tackle as a junior in 2014.

    2013: Simmons, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2013 after starring at Texas Tech, redshirted the 2013 season as a junior defensive end because of NCAA transfer rules.

    TEXAS TECH: He started 13 games on the defensive line as a sophomore at Texas Tech in 2012, getting 27 tackles, including 6 for a loss (with 2 sacks), and 2 deflections. He had 6 tackles against Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl and 4 tackles against both Baylor and TCU in 2012. He made the Rivals.com Big 12 All-Freshman team as a 2011 freshman defensive lineman.

    He appeared in 10 games as a backup in 2011, getting 13 tackles, including 1.5 for losses (with a sack).

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included Super Prep All-American, U.S. Army All-American, Rivals 100, Super Prep All-Northeast, Prep Star All-East, Pennsylvania Class 4A Al-State first team, Pennsylvania Big 33, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 and Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Class AAAA All-Foothills Conference as a senior defensive and offensive lineman at McKeesport (Penn.) High. He had 57 tackles, with 11 tackles for loss and 1 sack, in 2010.

    PERSONAL: He is a sociology major at USC.

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    2011 (Fr.)#... 13 1.5/8 0 0
    2012 (So.)#... 27 6/16 2 0
    CAREER... 40 7.5/24 2 0
    # At Texas Tech

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH DELVON SIMMONS
    2012

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    No'west'n St.* 1 1/2 0 0
    Texas State* 1 0/0 0 0
    Iowa State* 3 0/0 0 0
    Oklahoma* 2 1.5/4 1 0
    West Virginia* 1 0/0 0 0
    TCU* 4 1.5/2 1 0
    Kansas State* 2 0/0 0 0
    Kansas* 2 0/0 0 0
    Okla. St.* 1 0/0 0 0
    Baylor* 4 2/8 0 0
    Minn. (MCCB)* 6 0/0 0 0
    2012 (So.)#... 27 6/16 2 0
    * Starter

    2011

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    New Mexico 5 1.5/8 0 0
    Kansas 1 0/0 0 0
    Texas A&M 1 0/0 0 0
    Oklahoma 1 0/0 0 0
    Iowa State 2 0/0 0 0
    Texas 1 0/0 0 0
    Okla. St. 2 0/0 0 0
    2011 (Fr.)#... 13 1.5/8 0 0
    # At Texas Tech