7 Matt Simon
7 Matt Simon
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Sr
Hometown: Lithonia, Ga.
High School: Chamblee HS
Position: LB
Major: Sports Science
gp 10
tk 48.0
sac -
int 1
ffum 1

2016: Saw action in all 11 games... Totaled 30 tackles with 18 solo stops and 12 assists... Recorded a season-high seven tackles at Wingate (Oct. 8) and four stops at Mars Hill (Oct. 29) with a TFL... Accounted for three tackles each against Virginia-Wise (Sep. 1), Virginia State (Sep. 10) and Newberry (Sep. 24).

2015: Appeared in nine contests... Finished with 34 tackles including three for loss and recovered a fumble... Made a season-high 10 tackles against Catawba (Nov. 7) including a fumble recovery... Made eight tackles in the season-opener at Virginia-Wise (Sep. 5)... Tallied five tackles, including two for loss against Virginia State (Sep. 12)... Also made five stops against Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 19) and Carson-Newman (Nov. 14)... Pioneer Elite.

2014: Played in nine contests... Finished the year with 26 tackles (13 solos, 13 assists), including five for loss and a sack... Made a season-high eight tackles and a sack at Wingate (Oct. 25)... Opened his collegiate career with six tackles against College of Faith (Sep. 4)... Added four tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage against UNC Pembroke (Nov. 1)... Posted a TFL and forced a fumble against Brevard (Nov. 6)... Made two tackles each against No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 27) and Mars Hill (Nov. 15).

High School: Attended Chamblee Charter HS... Coached by Allen Johnson... 2013 Stats: 495 yds., 2 TD, 70 tackles, 46 solos, 3 sacks, 3 INT, 5 forced fumbles... 2012 DeKalb County interception leader (5)... MaxPreps Player of the Game.. Iron Man Award... Defensive Player of the Game (MVP)... 2014 All-County... 2012 Most Improved Player Award recipient... Lettered in football four years and twice in baseball.

Personal: Full name is Matthew Simon III... Born May 7, 1996 in Decatur, Ga... Nickname: "Ice"... Son of Matt Simon, Jr. and Audrey Simon... Majoring in sports science with a minor in coaching... Future plans: Continue to play football then find a job in the work field... Hobbies: Basketball, working out, video games... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... His father played on the 1980 University of Georgia national championship football team and later played two seasons with the Miami Dolphins... Favorite class at Tusculum: Statistics; Favorite midnight snack: Cinnamon Toast Crunch; Favorite movie: "The Dark Knight"; Favorite musical artist: YFN Lucci; Favorite song: "Who I Do It For"; Favorite sports teams: Atlanta Falcons and Golden State Warriors; Matt can't imagine a week without: His Xbox; Favorite athlete: Kevin Durant; Most thrilling moment in sports: Making three interceptions in one game at Chamblee HS; Favorite Tusculum moment: Getting a sack and a fumble recovery at Wingate; Advice to kids: "Never give up and always have faith"; Favorite color: Red; Favorite food: His mother's lasagna; Favorite sport other than football: Basketball; Person Matt most admires: His father; Person Most famous person Matt has met: Cam Newton; Toughest opponent Matt has ever played against: Dezmin Reed; What people don't know about Matt: He was a star basketball player and baseball standout before playing football; When he was a kid, Matt tried to be like: Ed Reed.

Recent Games
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 16 10
Assists 32 20
Tackles 48.0 30.0
Tackles per game 4.8 4.3
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 1 1
Returned for touchdown 1 1
Fumble recoveries 2 1
Fumble return TDs 1 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 1 - - - - 0
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 1 - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 6 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0 -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 at North Greenville L, 34-33 3 6 9.0 - - 1.5 4 1 - - - - - 2 - -
Sep 9 Shorter W, 39-12 1 1 2.0 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - 1 - -
Sep 16 at Limestone L, 30-24 2 5 7.0 - - 0 - - 1 1 1 29 1 - - -
Sep 23 at UNC Pembroke W, 31-10 2 5 7.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 23-7 0 3 3.0 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Mars Hill W, 28-24 0 3 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Newberry W, 32-31 3 0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Catawba L, 40-13 1 2 3.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Carson-Newman L, 27-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 #12 Wingate W, 25-17 4 7 11.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 39 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 9 - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 39 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 39 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - 1 25 25.0 0 25
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - 1 25 25.0 0 25
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 9 - - 25 - 25 2.8
2015-16 9 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 11 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 39 - - 25 - 25 .6
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 1.2 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
Total 12 0.3 - - - 0 1 1 - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 9 13 13 26.0 2.9 1 9 5 22 1 - - - - - -
2015-16 9 16 18 34.0 3.8 - - 3 6 - 1 0 - - - -
2016-17 11 18 12 30.0 2.7 - - 1.5 3 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 16 32 48.0 4.8 - - 4 11 1 2 20 1 29 4 -
Total 39 63 75 138.0 3.5 1 9 13.5 42 2 3 20 1 29 4 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 7 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 5 - - - - 0 .0
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 1 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 12 1.2 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
Conference 12 1.7 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 12 2.4 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 12 2.4 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 12 3.0 - - - - 1 1 - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 16 32 48.0 4.8 - - 4 11 1 2 20 1 29 4 -
Conference 7 10 20 30.0 4.3 - - 2 6 - 1 20 1 29 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 6 16 22.0 4.4 - - 2 6 - 1 0 - - 2 -
Away 5 10 16 26.0 5.2 - - 2 5 1 1 20 1 29 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 10 16 26.0 5.2 - - 1 2 - 1 0 - - 2 -
Losses 5 6 16 22.0 4.4 - - 3 9 1 1 20 1 29 2 -
-
August 1 3 6 9.0 9.0 - - 1.5 4 1 - - - - 2 -
September 4 5 14 19.0 4.8 - - 1 4 - 2 20 1 29 1 -
October 4 4 5 9.0 2.3 - - 1 2 - - - - - - -
November 1 4 7 11.0 11.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - 1 -