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    Get hyped for Houston Texans gameday at Pappas Pep Party!

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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.
Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.

Played one season (2016) at the the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. after transferring from Auburn (Ala.) University, where he played the 2013-15 campaigns
Redshirted the 2012 season at Auburn
Was granted immediate eligibility at Illinois after graduating from Auburn
Tallied 45 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks during his three seasons at Auburn

2016 (Illinois):
Played in all 12 games with one start on the defensive line in his lone season at Illinois
Tallied 40 tackles (19 solo) and 4.5 sacks on the season and finished third on the team with 12.5 tackles for loss

2015 (Auburn):
Played in 10 games as a reserve defensive end
Registered 12 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks for the Tigers

2014 (Auburn):
Played in 12 games and made nine starts
Set career marks with 30 tackles andn 5.0 tackles for loss and added 1.0 sack in 12 games (nine starts) in his redshirt sophomore season  

2013 (Auburn):
Played in three games for the SEC Champions and totaled three tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss
2012 (Auburn):
Redshirted the season

Attended Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Selected to ESPN All-South Carolina Team prior to senior season
Named to the 2012 Parade All-America team
Participated in the 2011 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas following his senior season
Recorded 77 tackles, including 24 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 11 pass breakups as a senior
As a junior, recorded 83 tackles (37 solo) and three tackles for loss
Son of Zola and Delores Simmons
Graduated from Auburn with a degree in fitness, conditioning and performance

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