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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 JR WR 11 38 498 13.1 5 7 61 8.7 0 45 559 12.4 5
2001 Northwestern Big Ten SR 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 JR WR 11 13 172 13.2 0 9 198 22.0 0
2001 Northwestern Big Ten SR 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
1999 Northwestern Big Ten RB 7 0 1 1 0 2
*2000 Northwestern Big Ten JR WR 11 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 30
2001 Northwestern Big Ten SR WR 11 0 7 0 0 1 8 48
Career Northwestern 1 14 0 0 2 0 0 17 78

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
2000 Big Ten 172 (5th)
2001 Big Ten 162 (10th)

Punt Return Yards Per Return
2000 Big Ten 13.2 (2nd)
2001 Big Ten 10.8 (5th)

Punt Return Touchdowns
2001 NCAA 1 (5th)
2001 Big Ten 1 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 1 (16th)

** Since 2000