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Justin  Simmons
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stuart, Fla.

High School:
Martin County

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 201

Position:
DB

07/15/2015

Simmons Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

The senior returns as the Eagles' top tackler

03/17/2015

Checking In With Football's Simmons

Senior DB Justin Simmons talks about spring practice

11/15/2014

Getting to Know Justin Simmons

The junior moved from safety to corner when the Eagles needed him

10/27/2014

Addazio Addresses Media at Weekly Press Conference

The Eagles and Hokies face off on Saturday

10/25/2014

Football Tops Wake Forest, 23-17

Hilliman led the Eagles for 101 yards and two touchdowns.

12/27/2014

Boston College vs. Penn State

NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14

10/25/2014

Football vs. Wake Forest

NCAA Football: Boston College at Wake Forest (USATSI)

11/30/2013

Boston College at Syracuse

USATSI Gallery

10/27/2012

Boston College vs. Maryland

Boston College vs. Maryland - AP Photo Gallery

10/13/2012

Boston College vs. Florida State - AP Photo Gallery

Boston College vs. Florida State - AP Photo Gallery

SIMMONS' CAREER HIGHS
All-purpose yards: 20 at Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2014
Interceptions: 1, three times
Long interception return: 2 vs. Maryland, Oct. 27, 2012
Tackles: 11 vs. Colorado State, Sep. 29, 2014 (10-1)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, three times
Sacks: 1.0 at Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2014
Fumbles forced: 1, at Army, Oct. 6, 2012; vs. Maine, Sept. 8, 2012
Pass breakups: 2 vs. Clemson, Oct. 25, 2014

NOTES: Named to the Wuerffel Trophy watch list before the start of the 2015 season.

2014 (JUNIOR): Started all 13 games, seven at free safety and the final six at right corner after moving due to injuries on the team … led the Eagles with 76 tackles, 63 solo stops and two interceptions … second on the team with five pass breakups … member of the BC defense that ranked second in the nation, allowing just 94.5 rushing yards per game ... recorded two unassisted tackles, including a sack for a loss of 15 yards, one interception with a return of 20 yards, and a pass breakup at Massachusetts (Aug. 30) … recorded eight tackles (seven solo) against Pittsburgh (Sept. 5) … had seven tackles (five solo) against No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) … recorded a career-high 11 tackles (10 solo) against Colorado State (Sept. 27) … tallied nine tackles (eight solo) at NC State (Oct. 11) … had five unassisted tackles, including one for a loss of a yard, and a career-high two pass breakups against Clemson (Oct. 18) … posted three unassisted tackles and intercepted quarterback John Wolford’s pass on the final drive of the game with BC leading by five at Wake Forest (Oct. 25) … recorded eight tackles (four solo) and pass breakup at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) … tallied five tackles (four solo) against Louisville (Nov. 8) … posted eight tackles (six solo) at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) ... recorded six solo tackles against Penn State in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 27).

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 13 games … recorded 34 tackles, including 22 solo tackles, and three pass break-ups … registered six tackles and one pass break-up in the team’s 29-26 win at Maryland (Nov. 23) … tallied six solo tackles and one fumble recovery against Arizona (Dec. 31) at the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. … recorded five tackles against Army (Oct. 5) … tallied four tackles at North Carolina (Oct. 26) and New Mexico State (Nov. 9).

2012 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 12 games … started six games at free safety, one at cornerback … ranked seventh on the team with 52 tackles … tied for the team lead with two forced fumbles … posted three tackles and a forced fumble against Maine (Sept. 8) … registered four tackles and forced a fumble at Army (Oct. 6) … notched six tackles against Florida State (Oct. 13) … recorded three tackles and a pass breakup at Georgia Tech (Oct. 20) … tallied seven tackles, a pass breakup, and first career interception versus Maryland (Oct. 27) … career-high eight tackles at Wake Forest (Nov. 3) … recorded seven solo stops against Notre Dame (Nov. 10) … posted five tackles and one pass breakup against Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) … registered seven tackles and a pass breakup at NC State (Nov. 24).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-Area Defensive Player of the Year honors from Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers … named second team All-State as a senior … recognized as First Team All-Area in 2010-11; received honorable mention as a sophomore … played in the Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast Senior All-Star Game and had an interception … hailed as the 2011 Impact Player of the Year by Next Level Sports Scouting … totaled 24 career interceptions; returned two for touchdowns … recorded 80 tackles and four interceptions as a senior … registered 496 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 25 catches to go along with 275 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 36 carries in 2011 … amassed 70 tackles and seven interceptions in as a junior … hauled in 15 receptions for 390 yards and six touchdowns in 2010 … helped lead the Tigers to an 8-4 record and a berth in the playoffs as a senior … Martin County’s Team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year as a senior … played for head coach Chuck Kenyon; served as captain for two seasons … led the Tigers basketball team to district championships ini 2010-11; regional finalists as a senior … averaged 15.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game; amassed 47 blocks … named to Treasure Coast All-Star Team in 2012 … achieved honor roll throughout tenure at Martin County … also active as a Safe School Ambassador, Best Buddies mentor, high school ministry and Pop Warner football coach.

PERSONAL: Justin Simmons ... enrolled as a communication major in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences ... Justin is the son of Kimberly and Victor Simmons; has two younger siblings, Nate and Tristan.

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