Jamarko Simmons

Jamarko Simmons (born September 23, 1986) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2009 but was cut after sustaining a leg injury that sidelined him for several weeks.[1]

Jamarko Simmons
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1986-09-23) September 23, 1986
Flint, Michigan
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Flint (MI) Central
College:Western Michigan
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:0
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2013
Receiving yards:1,394
Receiving touchdowns:35
Rushing yards:74
Rushing touchdowns:21
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Early years

Simmons played high school football, basketball and track for Flint Central High School in Flint, Michigan.

College career

Simmons played football at Western Michigan University, and was a standout wide receiver.[2][3] He is the Broncos all-time receptions leader.

Professional career

Virginia Destroyers

Simmons was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on July 6, 2011.[4] Simmons helped the Destroyers win the 2011 UFL Championship Game.

Jacksonville Sharks

Simmons signed with the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League on July 19, 2011. Simmons was a key contributor for the Sharks throughout the 2011 season. The Sharks won Arena Bowl XXVI, in which Simmons scored three touchdowns.

New York Jets

Simmons was signed by the New York Jets to their practice squad on October 31, 2011.[5] Simmons was placed on the practice squad injured reserve list on December 12, 2011 after suffering a back injury.[6]

Jacksonville Sharks

On April 10, 2012, it was announced that Simmons signed on for his second stint with the Jacksonville Sharks.

San Jose SaberCats

Simmons played the 2013 season with the San Jose SaberCats.

Iowa Barnstormers

On November 22, 2013, the SaberCats traded Simmons to the Iowa Barnstormers in exchange for waiver positioning.

Las Vegas Outlaws

On October 28, 2014, Simmons was assigned to the Las Vegas Outlaws.


  1. Couch, Graham (March 10, 2010). "Jamarko Simmons begins trek back to NFL". Kalamazoo Gazette. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
  2. Bussa, Jayson (December 31, 2008). "Simmons tops Jennings' record". Kalamazoo Gazette. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
  3. "Western Michigan tangles with Rice in Texas Bowl". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. December 30, 2008. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
  4. "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. July 6, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  5. Lange, Randy (October 31, 2011). "Jets Return from Bye, Announce Transactions". New York Jets. Archived from the original on November 2, 2011. Retrieved November 2, 2011.
  6. Cimini, Rich (December 12, 2011). "It's official: Leonhard on IR". ESPN. Archived from the original on December 13, 2011. Retrieved December 13, 2011.
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