CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 6, vs. Minnesota (2012)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5 2x, at TCU (2012)*
Sacks: 1, 2x, vs. Northwestern State (2012)*
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in 13 games (13 starts) with 27 tackles (13 solo, 14 assisted) with 6.0 tackles for a loss (loss of 16 yards), 2.0 sacks and broke up two passes with one quarterback hurry... made at least one tackle in 11-of-13 games... tallied multiple tackles in seven games and had three or more tackles in four games - including the final two games of the season... collected six tackles (two solo) against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... made four tackles (three solo) with two tackles for a loss of eight yards and with one sack against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... tallied one tackle (assisted) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... had two tackles (both solo) against Kansas (11/10)... recorded two tackles (both solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made four tackles (one solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss and broke up one pass at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had one tackle (solo) and a quarterback hurry against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... made two tackles (one solo) and had 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards while breaking up one pass against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had three tackles (all assisted) at Iowa State (9/29)... made one tackle (assisted) at Texas State (9/8)... recorded second career sack (loss of 2) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
2011 Big 12 All-Freshman Team Defense (Rivals.com)... played in 10 games (zero starts) with 13 tackles (10 solo), 1.5 tackles for a loss (loss of 8 yards) with one sack (loss of 7 yards)... made two tackles (both solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... made two tackles (both solo) against Iowa State (10/29)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... collected one tackle (solo) at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut with five tackles (two solo) and first career sack with 1.5 tackles for a loss at New Mexico (9/17).
HIGH SCHOOL McKeesport High School in McKeesport, Pa... five-star prospect by Scout ... four-star by Rivals and ESPN.com ... ranked as the No. 3 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout, No. 5 by Rivals and No. 25 by ESPN.com ... the No. 80 overall prospect by Rivals ... PrepStar All-East team ... No. 2 on Superprep Pennsylvania 32 ... No. 49 Superprep Elite 50 ... No. 11 Superprep All-America Defensive Lineman ... one of the highest rated defensive players to sign with Texas Tech in school history ... registered two sacks and a fumble recovery in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Pennsylvania Class 4A First-Team All-State selection... High School Coach: James Ward.
PERSONAL Delvon Simmons... born November 30, 1992, in McKeesport, Pa... son of Delroy Simmons and Bernadet Robinson and guardian, aunt, Ella Watkins... undeclared on a major at Texas Tech.