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Jahvoni Simmons

ILB
Position
6'1''
Height
240 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Virginia Beach, Va.
Hometown
Ocean Lakes HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2017
– Appeared in two of UVA’s 13 games … saw time at Boise State and against Virginia Tech. 2016 – Appeared in four of UVA’s 12 games … made collegiate debut against Richmond in the season opener … also saw time against Miami, at Georgia Tech and at Virginia Tech … made first collegiate tackle against Miami. 2015 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played inside linebacker at Ocean Lakes High School for head coach Chris Scott … ESPN 300 recruit … ESPN.com’s No. 4 inside linebacker recruit … rated a four-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com … a three-star recruit by 247Sports … played in the Under Armour All-American game … helped Ocean Lakes to a 51-2 record over his final three seasons, including the 2014 state title … tallied 73 tackles and three interceptions as a senior in 2014 to help Ocean Lakes to a 15-0 record and the school’s first state championship … also collected 12 tackles for loss despite missing three games with an injury … forced two fumbles, recovered two fumbles, and blocked two field goals and one punt … owns the Ocean Lakes’ career record for tackles with 423 … first-team All-Tidewater … defensive back of the year in the Coastal Conference … All-757 Defensive Player of the Year … made 157 tackles and 23 tackles for loss in 2012 as a sophomore … made 125 tackles and four interceptions in 2013 … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.