#59

Brian Simmons

Weight:

304 lbs

Height:

6' 5"

Position:

Guard

College:

Oklahoma

Birthdate:

Mar 16th, 1985

Career Years:

5

Team:

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Highlights

2014

Started all 18 regular season games with the Tiger-Cats…switched from left tackle to right guard at the beginning of the season…named an East Division All-Star and the Ticats Most Outstanding Lineman. Playoffs: Started in both of the Ticats playoff games, including the 102nd Grey Cup vs. Calgary. Now a veteran on Hamilton's offensive line, Simmons became a force to be reckoned with at Tackle. So much so that he earned the acknowledgement of his peers being elected to the 2014 CFLPA All-Star Team.

2013

Started 14 games in his third season with the Tiger-Cats…was listed on the injury list for four games…Playoffs: Started two games for the Tiger-Cats, including the 101st Grey Cup vs. Saskatchewan…missed the Eastern Final vs. Toronto due to injury.

2012

Started all 18 games at left tackle during his second season with the Ticats.

2011

Started 10 games in his rookie season with the Tiger-Cats...missed four games due to injury...made his Ticats debut July 1 vs. Winnipeg. Playoffs: Started at left tackle for two playoff games.

2010

Signed by the NFL’s New England Patriots on August 15...attended training camp and was released by the Patriots on August 29.

Aquired

Signed as a free agent on May 17, 2011

College

Played four seasons (2006-09) at the University of Oklahoma…played three positions along the offensive line…moved from defense in the spring of 2006

Personal

Played football at Hargrave Academy and Southeast Raleigh High School…majored in Sociology at Oklahoma…his cousin, Cedric, played basketball in the NBA.