Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2014: Reserve defensive tackle ... in five career games, has two tackles ... has played 23 career snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, ranked second on the team in the bench press (435 lbs.).
2013: Played in five games ... saw action against N.C. Central, Georgia Tech, Navy, Florida State and Texas A&M ... posted two tackles ... had one tackle in both the Dr Pepper ACC Championship game against Florida State and the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Texas A&M ... on the field for 23 total snaps.
2012: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at North Brunswick under coach Garry Bishop ... charted as the No. 36 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com and the No. 44 outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com ... as a senior, posted 164 tackles — two shy of the school single-season record — to lead a North Brunswick defense that held four opponents to less than 10 points ... first team all-state selection by ESPN.com and NCPreps.com in 2011 ... first team all-area selection by the Wilmington Star News ... two-time first team All-Waccamaw 2A/3A Conference honoree ... recorded 127 tackles, seven tackles for loss and two sacks as a junior ... had 74 tackles, nine tackles for loss, five sacks and four caused fumbles during sophomore season ... helped North Carolina to a 26-19 win over South Carolina in the 75th annual Shrine Bowl on December 17, 2011 in Spartanburg, S.C. ... also lettered in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Keisha and Tyrone Simpson ... born September 30, 1994 ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology while minoring in theater.