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Sam Simmons

School: Northwestern
Position: RB/WR

Draft: 5th round, 170th overall of the 2002 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins

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Receiving & Rushing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1998 Northwestern Big Ten RB 12 5 132 26.4 1 31 124 4.0 1 36 256 7.1 2
1999 Northwestern Big Ten RB 7 12 261 21.8 1 12 65 5.4 0 24 326 13.6 1
*2000 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 38 498 13.1 5 7 61 8.7 0 45 559 12.4 5
2001 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 50 807 16.1 7 5 74 14.8 0 55 881 16.0 7
Career Northwestern 105 1698 16.2 14 55 324 5.9 1 160 2022 12.6 15

Punt & Kick Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Punt Ret Kick Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1998 Northwestern Big Ten RB 12 1 8 8.0 0 22 607 27.6 0
1999 Northwestern Big Ten RB 7 11 169 15.4 1 5 131 26.2 0
*2000 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 13 172 13.2 0 9 198 22.0 0
2001 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 15 162 10.8 1
Career Northwestern 40 511 12.8 2 36 936 26.0 0

Scoring

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Touchdowns Kicking
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1998 Northwestern Big Ten RB 12 1 1 0 0 2 12
1999 Northwestern Big Ten RB 7 0 1 1 0 2 12
*2000 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 0 5 0 0 5 30
2001 Northwestern Big Ten WR 11 0 7 1 8 48
Career Northwestern 1 14 2 0 17 102

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Receiving Yards Per Reception
2001 Big Ten 16.1 (9th)

Receiving Touchdowns
2000 Big Ten 5 (8th)
2001 Big Ten 7 (7th)

Punt Returns
2000 Big Ten 13 (10th)

Punt Return Yards
1999 Big Ten 169 (9th)
2000 Big Ten 172 (5th)
2001 Big Ten 162 (10th)

Punt Return Touchdowns
1999 NCAA 1 (9th)
1999 Big Ten 1 (3rd)
2001 NCAA 1 (5th)
2001 Big Ten 1 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 2 (15th)

** Since 1976

Kickoff Returns
1998 Big Ten 22 (2nd)

Kickoff Return Yards
1998 Big Ten 607 (2nd)