Tyler Simmons (87) Days Until Football

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Tyler Simmons (87) Days Until Football

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Career Highs
* 2 catches vs. Auburn, UMass, 2018
* 71-yard catch vs. UMass, 2018
* 1 TD catch vs. Auburn, UMass, 2018
* Long rush of 49 yards vs. UMass, 2018

2018: Played in 13 games, starting in six…caught TD passes vs. Auburn and UMass…caught two passes (career high) vs. Auburn, one for a 14-yard TD, his first as a collegian…career-long 71-yard TD catch vs. UMass…also scored on a 49-yard run vs.the Minutemen…had one catch for a then-career-long 12 yards on Georgia’s first offensive play at South Carolina…also had a 5-yard rush later in the game…first career TD came on a 56-yard, second-quarter run vs. Middle Tennessee State…had one fourth-quarter catch for three yards vs. Kentucky…caught one pass for eight yards vs. Alabama…one of three winners of the Charley Trippi Award (most versatile) at team’s post-season awards gala.

2017: Played in 15 games…finished with three catches for 26 yards, with a long of 10 yards vs. Samford…hauled in a nine-yard catch from Jake Fromm in the Rose Bowl…reeled in one catch for seven yards at Notre Dame…one of three recipients of Special Teams Most Improved Player Award, given at team’s post-season awards gala.

2016: Appeared in six games…caught his first collegiate pass vs. Kentucky for 8 yards…saw his first action of the season in special-teams play at South Carolina….caught an 11-yard pass in 3rd quarter vs. Louisiana.

High School: McEachern, coached by Kyle Hockman….Rivals.com three-star prospect, #70 WR prospect nationally, #47 player in Georgia….ESPN.com three-star prospect, #87 overall WR, #243 prospect in the Southeast, #45 prospect in Georgia….247sports.com three-star prospect, #378 prospect nationally, #62 WR overall, #33 prospect in Georgia … Scout four-star prospect, #265 prospect in the nation, #40 WR overall, #18 WR in the South, #3 WR in Georgia … 2015 Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAAAAA Region 4 all-district first team offense….helped McEachern to a 10-2 record and the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.

Tyler Simmons
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Greg is closing in on 11 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.