Nov 24, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; Michigan Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke prior to the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Michigan's Brady Hoke Visits Brandon Simmons


Michigan’s head coach Brady Hoke and offensive line coach Darrell Funk visited 2014 safety Brandon Simmons on January 31st.

Simmons has offers from twenty-eight teams. These teams include: Texas A&M, Washington, LSU, West Virginia, Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, Boise State, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Purdue, SMU, Temple, Tennessee, Texas Tech, UCLA, Vanderbilt, and Virginia.

Simmons is a 6’0″, 175 pound safety from Arlington, Texas. He plays for Mansfield Timberview High School.

Mansfield Timberview finished this season with an overall record of 3-7 and did not make the Texas State Playoffs.

On January 5th, Simmons was named to the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 25th in the state of Texas, 17th among safeties, and 196th nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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