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KeyShaun Simmons

Position Defensive Line
Height 6'2''
Weight 295 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Jackson, Miss.
High School Ridgeland HS

2018 (Sr.) Nicholls: Started at defensive tackle in the season-opener … Credited with two tackles …at Central Michigan: Turned in one tackle … Rutgers: Saw action at defensive tackle … Recorded three tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss … at Baylor: Saw action on the defensive line … Recorded one tackle for loss … Oklahoma State: Started at defensive tackle … Totaled a career high five tackles …at West Virginia: Started at defensive tackle … Credited with two tackles … at Texas Tech: Started at defensive tackle … Recorded four tackles … TCU: Saw action on the defensive line … Credited with one tackle …Iowa State: Started at defensive tackle … Recorded two tackles … at Kansas State: Started at defensive tackle … Recorded one tackle and an assist … at Oklahoma: Started at defensive tackle … Started at defensive tackle in his last game as a Jayhawk … Totaled two tackles. 

2017 (Jr): Played in all 12 games, starting two at defensive end … Picked up starts against Baylor and Texas … Finished the season with 19 tackles … Collected 4.5 tackles-for-loss and 1.5 sacks … SEMO: Turned in two solo hits in his KU debut … at Iowa State: Posted a season-high five tackles, including his first tackle behind the line of scrimmage … at TCU: Credited with two assisted tackles … K-State: Recorded two tackles and 0.5 sack … Baylor: Had two solo stops … at Texas: Registered three total tackles … Oklahoma: Had one solo hit … at Oklahoma State: Credited with two solo tackles … Also had 1.0 sack and a TFL.
2015-16 (Fr.-So. at Pearl River CC): Gained a two-star rating from Rivals.com … Gathered 41 tackles in 2016 for head coach David Saunders … Also registered 4.5 tackles behind the line-of-scrimmage and produced 1.5 sacks … Broke up three passes from his defensive end position.
High School: Attended Ridgeland HS and was a three-year starter for head coach Kenny Burton … Garnered three first-team all-conference, first-team all-county, first-team all-region and second-team all-state honors … Helped the Titans to a conference championship and regional championship in 2012 … Captain of the 2014 third-place conference and regional-finishing team … Also lettered for two years in basketball and was a member of the honor roll.
Personal: Son of Jerra Simmons and Stephanie Young … Has one brother, Kenton, and a sister, Kayla … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.