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.
|Born:||September 23, 1986|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Flint (MI) Central|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics as of 2013|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Simmons played football at Western Michigan University, and was a standout wide receiver. He is the Broncos all-time receptions leader.
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. Simmons was placed on the practice squad injured reserve list on December 12, 2011 after suffering a back injury.
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.
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.
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