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Jake Simpson
Jake  Simpson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buford, GA

High School:
Buford

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
LB


Background
Team captain ... 3-star prospect by 247 and ESPN ... Rated as the No. 79 linebacker in the nation by ESPN ... First team all-region in both 2015 and 2016 ... Honorable mention all-state class 5-A by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Helped the Wolves to three straight state championship games from 2013 through 2015 ... Won one state title and finished second twice ... . As a senior, collected 103 tackles, five tackles for loss, nine QB pressures, three sacks, an interception and five pass break-ups ... Had 18 receptions for 270 yards and two touchdowns on offense ... Had 97 tackles on the season in 2015 ... Honorable mention all-county selection as a junior ... Played for his father, Jess, at Buford High School ... His father recently became the defensive line coach at Georgia State ... Brother, Cooper, just finished freshman year at Army West Point ... Son of Tricia and Jess Simpson ... Born Sept. 17, 1998 ... Participated in IDEALS Leadership school ... Member of the A Honor Roll all throughout high school.

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