2011 -- Did not play while redshirting.
HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Fred Riley ... Ranked the No. 19 defensive end in the nation by ESPN/Scouts.com ... Rated the No. 31 strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com and the No. 12 overall player in Alabama ... Ranked as the No. 27 defensive end in the nation and the No. 7 player in Alabama by Scout.com ... SuperPrep All-American, and the nation's No. 42 defensive lineman and the No. 6 recruit from Alabama ... Named to the All-Southeast Region team by PrepStar ... Rated No. 9 on the Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 and No. 114 in the Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... ... Ranked No. 15 on the Birmingham News' list of the Alabama Super Seniors ... Named honorable mention Class 6A all-state as a senior ... As a junior in 2009, totaled 66 tackles with eight TFL, one sack, two fumble recoveries, 10 PBU and 31 QB hurries ... Began high school career as a quarterback before moving to defense as a sophomore.
PERSONAL -- Born Oct. 6, 1992 ... Son of Kennard Simon and Telva Niles ... Major: Pre-Business.