Meet The Newest Cowboy: Ryan Simmons
Ryan Simmons
Ryan Simmons

Posted Feb 1, 2011

Ryan Simmons is a 6-1, 218-pound linebacker prospect from Cibolo (Steele), Texas.

LB Ryan Simmons
6-1, 218, 4.75
Cibolo (Steele), Texas
Senior Honors: First team A.P. Texas 5A All-State Team, MVP Class 5A Division II State Championship Game, Defensive MVP and first team All District 5A-25, Area Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-Area (San Antonio Express-News), SuperPrep All-Region (No. 87 ranked player in Texas), Scout 4-star recruit, Scout No. 13 national ranking at MLB, Texas Football Magazine Top 20 Linebacker, Texas Football Magazine Top 300 Prospect.
Junior Honors: Second team All-State (Texas Sportswriters Association), first team All-Area (San Antonio Express-News), first team All-District 5A-25.
Senior Stats: 179 tackles, 5 interceptions, 4 fumble recoveries.
Junior Stats: 151 tackles, 1 interception.
Other schools recruited by: Oregon, Wake Forest, Stanford, Houston, Iowa State, Purdue, Virginia.
Greg Powers Signing Day Evaluation: Simmons has prototype size to play in the middle of the defense and he is very instinctual. He is great coming downhill to stop the run and he is able to pursue the ball sideline-to-sideline with relative ease. He seems to always be one step ahead of the competition and in the right place to blow plays up.

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