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Matt Simms
Matt Simms

RS Senior

Franklin Lake, N.J.

High School:
Don Bosco Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210


At Louisville:
Second-year freshman quarterback who shows a great deal of potential... has the pedigree to be a great quarterback at U of L... owns a strong arm... learned a lot during his red-shirt season... outstanding leader in the huddle.


Before Louisville:
Played for Greg Toal at Don Bosco Prep High School... strong-armed and accurate passer... son of former NFL quarterback Phil Simms of the New York Giants and the brother of Tampa Bay quarterback, Chris Simms... three-star recruit by three-year starter at quarterback... ranked as the eighth-best player in the state of New Jersey... passed for more than 6,000 yards and 60 touchdowns during his career... ranked as the 60th-best recruit by CSTV's Tom Lemming... threw for over 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in leading Don Bosco Prep to a state title and a perfect 12-0 record... team finished as the No. 1 ranked team in the state by the Star Ledger... threw for 118 yards and a touchdown in the state championship win over St. Peter's... completed 65 percent of his passes... rated the No. 43 quarterback prospect and a three-star player by participated in the Army All-American All-Star Game, completing 4-of-7 passes for 30 yards...earned first team All-State honors by the Associated Press as a junior... threw for 2,744 yards and 30 touchdowns as Don Bosco fell in the finals of the state playoffs... led Don Bosco to an 11-1 record and a trip to the finals of the New Jersey Non-Public Group 4 playoffs as a sophomore... born 9/27/88.

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