Ryan Simmons
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Ryan  Simmons

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dana Point, Calif.

High School:
Dana Hills HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
Long Snapper

Experience:
1L

10/01/2016

No. 19/24 SDSU-South Alabama Postgame Notes

SDSU-South Alabama postgame notes

Entering 2017 season

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Saw action as a long snapper last year with Turner Bernard going down with an injury in the fourth game of the season ... Is slated as the starting long snapper with Bernard missing the spring with an injury.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in 11 games on the season, starting the final 10 at long snapper ... Snapped for kicker John Baron II, who set an Aztec single-season record with 21 field goals and a .913 field goal percentage en route to being named a Lou Groza Award semifinalist and a first-team all-Mountain West selection ... Did not play vs. New Hampshire, California and at Northern Illinois ... Came in early to long snap at South Alabama after Turner Bernard injured a knee chasing down a punt ... Earned his first career start in the Mountain West opener vs. UNLV ... Also logged starts the final nine games of the year, including regular-season contests at Fresno State, vs. San Jose State, at Utah State, vs. Hawai'i, at Nevada, at Wyoming and vs. Colorado State, and postseason games at Wyoming in the MW Championship game and against Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl ... Recorded an assisted tackle on special teams in the regular-season game at Wyoming.

REDSHIRT SEASON (2015)
Redshirted his first season at SDSU.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-year letterwinner at Dana Hills High in Dana Point, Calif. ... Was a five-star long snapping prospect and the No. 2 rated long snapper in California ... Was named the team's special teams player of the year in both 2013 and 2014 ... As a snapper, did not snap a ball for a blocked punt of a blocked PAT.

PERSONAL
Ryan David Simmons was born Sept. 15, 1996, in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... Son of David and Lara Simmons ... Also was recruited by Arizona State, Hawai`i and UCLA ... Is majoring in communication.

SINGLE-GAME BESTS
Tackles: 1 at Wyoming (11/19/16)

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