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Lamont Simmons
Lamont  Simmons
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Raines

Last College:
USC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 202

Position:
DB


10/16/2017

#TGW: Down But Not Out

Jackets' hearts broken but still beating after Georgia Tech football's one-point loss at Miami

10/14/2017

Jackets Drop Heartbreaker to No. 11/10 Miami (Fla.), 25-24

Miracle reception on fourth-and-10 leads to Georgia Tech football's second one-point loss of the season

12/14/2016

#TGW: Bringing It Home

The TaxSlayer Bowl will serve as a homecoming for several Georgia Tech football players

12/09/2016

#TGW: Finals Trump Bowl Prep

Georgia Tech football student-athletes are focusing on final exams before turning full attention back to TaxSlayer Bowl matchup versus Kentucky

09/23/2017

USATSI Gallery - Pittsburgh @ Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery - Pittsburgh @ Georgia Tech

09/04/2017

Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee (USATSI)

The Yellow Jackets open 2017 on Labor Day against the Volunteers in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic.

11/19/2016

USATSI Gallery - Virginia @ Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery - Virginia @ Georgia Tech

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore, Georgia Tech): Saw action in all 13 games and made two starts at cornerback in place of injured starter Step Durham (Oct. 1 vs. Miami, Oct. 8 at Pittsburgh) … Recorded 19 tackles (12 solo) … Notched multiple stops in 6-of-12 games … Tallied a career-high four tackles, forced a fumble and broke up a pass against No. 5 Clemson (Sept. 22) … Had three stops against Duke (Oct. 29) … broke up a pass in each of the final two games of the regular season versus Virginia (Nov. 19) and at Georgia (Nov. 26).

2015 (Redshirt Freshman, Georgia Tech): Participated in spring drills at USC in 2015 … Transferred to Georgia Tech from USC in July 2015 … Sat out 2015 season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.

2014 (True Freshman, USC): Redshirted.

High School: Lettered four years as a defensive back and wide receiver at Raines H.S. (senior year) and Lee H.S. (freshman, sophomore and junior years) in Jacksonville, Fla. … Made 2013 Jacksonville Times-Union Super 24 as senior cornerback, running back and wide receiver at Raines … Recorded 30 tackles, one interception and four pass deflections as a senior.

Personal: Full name is Lamont Jason Simmons Jr. … Born Oct. 7, 1995 … Mother is Shantel Williams … Uncle, Rodney Lewis, played college football at then-Memphis State from 1986-90 ... Majoring in business administration.



CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 4 vs. No. 5/3 Clemson, Sept. 22, 2016
Solo Tackles: 3 vs. No. 5/3 Clemson, Sept. 22, 2016
Pass Breakups: 1, five times - last at Virginia, Nov. 4, 2017
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. No. 5/3 Clemson, Sept. 22, 2016
Kickoff Return Touchdowns: 1 at No. 11/10 Miami, Oct. 14, 2017 (on-side kick)