John Simmons (American football)

For other people named John Simmons, see John Simmons (disambiguation).
John Simmons
No. 25, 32, 41
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-12-01) December 1, 1958
Place of birth: Little Rock, Arkansas
Career information
College: Southern Methodist University
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 3 / Pick: 64
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started: 72 - 2
Sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 2
Player stats at

John Christopher Simmons (born December 1, 1958) is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive back in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1980s. Simmons played college football for Southern Methodist University, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, and Indianapolis Colts of the NFL.[1]

Simmons was born in Little Rock, Arkansas.


  1. "John Simmons". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-03-16.

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