Jamarko Simmons
#27 Jamarko Simmons
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 234
Year: Senior
City/State: Flint, MI
High School: Central High School
Experience: Redshirt
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2007:  Named First Team All-MAC Offense ... named Second Team Phil Steele's All-MAC Offense ... started all 12 games ... finished season with second-most receptions (84) and seventh-most receiving yards in a season (980) at WMU ... had two touchdowns and 14 receptions for 144 yards at West Virginia (9/1) ... named MAC West Offensive Player of the Week (9/3) ... one touchdown and 158 yards on 14 receptions vs. Indiana (9/8) ... had 10 receptions for 98 yards at Missouri (9/15) ... led WMU in receiving yards by tying his career high of 172 yards, with two touchdowns and long of 52 yards vs. Akron (10/6) ... named to Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-American Team and First Team Mid-Season All-Conference (10/12) ... nine receptions for 110 yards vs. Ball State (10/20), fifth career 100-yard receiving game ... became the sixth player in Bronco history with 70 or more receptions in a season and cracked the top five for receptions in a season with his second catch, 71, vs. Eastern Michigan (10/27), had six receptions for 59 yards.

2006: Converted from running back to wide receiver ... started 10 of 13 games played ... made debut as a receiver vs. Indiana (9/2) seven receptions for 99 yards ... had four receptions for 49 yards and two rushes for 10 yards vs. Temple (9/23) ... had five receptions for 36 yards vs. Ohio (10/7) ... had five receptions for 30 yards vs. Eastern Michigan (10/28) ... had nine receptions for 123 yards and first TD of the season vs. Florida State (11/18) ... had eight receptions for 98 yards vs. Akron (11/24) ... had a career high 13 receptions (fifth highest single-game total in WMU history) for a career-high 172 yards ... was on receiving end of longest pass play in WMU bowl history (76 yards) for a touchdown vs. Cincinnati in the International Bowl (1/6).

Appeared in nine games and made one start as a redshirt freshman ... finished season with 11 receptions for 95 yards and two touchdowns, six carries for three net yards, six kick returns for 120 yards, three tackles (two solo), forced one fumble and scored one touchdown on a blocked punt ... made collegiate debut in season opener at Virginia (9/3), returning three kicks for a career-best 62 yards ... made first career start at Toledo (9/10), hauling in two catches for 32 yards and a touchdown on a career-long 37-yard pass from Ryan Cubit ... also scored on a Kirk Elsworth blocked punt against the Rockets ... caught a career-high four receptions for 30 yards against Kent State (10/29) ... also rushed the ball three times for 15 yards against the Golden Flashes.

2004: Redshirted ... Offensive Stallion of the Week (10/11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Receiver, free safety ... physical receiver who knows how to separate from defensive backs ... regarded as one of the top 25 players in Michigan, according to Prep Star Magazine ... named to Detroit Free Press All-State team ... First Team All-Saginaw Valley and all-city selection ... compiled 55 receptions for 657 yards in 2003 ... coached by Joe Pruchnicki.

PERSONAL: Secondary education major ... son of Sandra Simmons ... born Sept. 23, 1986 in Flint, Mich.