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Lonnie Simmons
Lonnie Simmons

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Northland

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 290

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
11/13/1981

Experience:
1L


Will compete for playing time at defensive tackle in 2002 . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in eight games in 2001 and played 18.5 minutes . . . made two solo hits vs. Missouri, including one behind the line of scrimmage (1-yard loss) . . . 2000 SEASON: Redshirted . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the Midwest?s top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 66), Tom Lemming?s Prep Football Report (No. 74) and Midwest Football Recruiting News (No. 75) . . . rated among the region?s top defensive linemen (No. 6) by PrepStar . . . selected to play in the Ohio North-South and Ohio-Pennsylvania Big 33 All-Star Games . . . earned first-team all-state, all-district and all-city honors as a senior . . . two-way starter, at defensive end and offensive tackle, for Coach Jim Miranda at Columbus (Ohio) Northland High School . . . recorded 80 tackles, including 10 sacks, in 1999 . . . credited with 91 tackles as a junior . . . runs 4.8 in the 40 . . . born Nov. 13, 1981 . . . majoring in family community services.