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Victor Simmons - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Victor Simmons

Position Buck
Height 6'1''
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Olathe, Kan.
High School Olathe North HS

2012 (So.): Played in all 12 contests on defense and special teams… Registered four tackles and a fumble recovery… Made first tackle of the year at Northern Illinois… Recovered a fumble on punt coverage at Oklahoma… Collected an assisted tackle at Baylor… Recorded season-high two solo tackles at West Virginia.

2011 (Fr.): Played in 11 games … Saw first action against Northern Illinois … Made a season-high five tackles against Oklahoma … Had a forced fumble and fumble recovery against the Sooners … Recorded single tackles against Northern Illinois, at Georgia Tech, at Texas and at Texas A&M … Equaled his season high with five solo stops against Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium … One of 10 true freshmen to play during 2011 season.

High School: Ranked by Rivals.com as the 13th-best player in the state of Kansas… Named first-team 6A all-state by the Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital Journal… Was tabbed to the Wichita Eagle Top-11 of Kansas third team… Was second-team all-metro by the Kansas City Star… Named first-team all-Sunflower League as a defensive back… Named Sunflower League Elite 11… As a senior he rushed for 1,455 yards and 10 touchdowns as a quarterback… Defensively he recorded 85 tackles… Added two interceptions and forced two fumbles… Rushed for 1,034 yards as a junior… Also recorded 46 tackles… Earned honorable mention all-conference as a junior… Team made the state championship game his senior year and won the state title his junior year… Lettered three seasons playing quarterback and free safety.

Personal: Born in Omaha, Neb… Son of Victor and Denise Simmons… Has one sibling… Plans to major in engineering… Cousin Ashanti Johnson played basketball at Kansas.