|Hometown:||Ontario, Calif. - Colony|
SIMMONS' WSU CAREER
WSU CAREER: Appeared in 37 games, made 27 starts...tallied 41 tackles, 8.5 tackles-for-loss...made two interceptions, recovered one fumble and broke up 13 passes.
RS-SENIOR (2012): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games and starting the final eight...named All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention...tallied 41 tackles, 36 solo and 3.5 tackles-for-loss...led team with six pass breakups...made two interceptions...made six tackles against Colorado, all solo including two for loss, broke up one pass and made first career interception...started against No. 2 Oregon, made six tackles and broke up one pass...made two solo tackles and broke up a pass at No. 14 Oregon State...recorded six tackles including 1.5 tackles-for-loss against California...made three tackles at Utah...made four solo tackles and picked off a pass at Arizona State...made a career-high eight tackles, seven solo and broke up two passes in the Apple Cup victory...presented WSU's Frank Butler Award for exemplifying the Cougar spirit.
RS-JUNIOR (2011): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in 10 games, making seven starts...made 23 tackles, 22 solo and broke up three passes...made three solo tackles against Idaho State...had five tackles, all solo including a tackle for loss at San Diego State...registered a career best six tackles, all solo against Oregon State...recorded solo tackles at No. 7 Oregon and at California...made two solo tackles in win over Arizona State.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2010): Earned a varsity letter after starting in all nine games appeared in...recorded 30 total tackles, 23 solo...had two tackles for loss...recorded three pass breakups...made three tackles, all solo and broke up one pass in the season-opener at Oklahoma State...had four tackles, three solo in the win over Montana State...made five tackles, four solo and had a pass breakup at SMU...recorded five tackles at UCLA...made three tackles, all solo against Oregon...broke up a pass against Arizona...made a career-high six tackles, five solo at Stanford...had four tackles at Arizona State.
RS-FRESHMAN (2009): Earned a varsity letter after played in each of WSU's first six games before suffering a broken leg against Arizona State, ending his debut campaign with the Cougars...had started four games prior to the injury, including his first-career start against SMU...one of 14 Cougar freshman to start a game...recorded 21 tackles on the season (18 solo), including two tackles-for-loss, each of which came against USC...recorded five tackles three times...recovered a fumble, recorded one quarterback hurry and had two pass break-ups.
FRESHMAN (2008): Redshirt season.
SIMMONS' HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned running back of the year honors as a FRESHMAN under head coach Anthony Rice...garnered offensive most valuable player honors as a SOPHOMORE...also named defensive back of the year...once again earned running back of the year honors as a JUNIOR...named to the first-team all-league team at cornerback...earned second consecutive first-team all-league accolade at corner...also earned first-team all-league honors at running back...named All-CIF First Team on offense...also competed in basketball and track.
Daniel Edwin Simmons, Jr...parents Daniel and Patience...older sister Danilla...was a scholar athlete at Colony High School...pursuing a degree in criminal justice