Justin Simmons is an American football player. Since 2016, he has played for the Denver Broncos in the National Football League. In 2020, he was selected to play in the Pro Bowl. He has also been named to the Second-team All-Pro twice in his career, most recently in 2021. Prior to the NFL, he played college football for Boston College.

Player Profile, High School, and College Career

Justin Simmons was born in Manassas, Virginia on November 19, 1993. He stands 188 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 92 kg.

He attended Martin County High School in Stuart, Florida before he committed to play college football for Boston. There, he played both safety and cornerback. He declared for the NFL in 2016.

Team Denver Broncos Denver Broncos
Position Safety
Height / weight 1.88 m / 92 kg
Born Nov 19, 1993
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Denver Broncos Denver Broncos 2016 - present

Professional Career

Simmons was selected by the Denver Broncos during the 2016 NFL Draft. They picked him in the third round and he was the 98th overall pick of the draft. They signed him in May 2016 and he made his debut in the season opener.

By 2018, he was the starting free safety following a great 2017 season. He started in all the Broncos games in 2018. In 2019, he was named to the Second-team All-Pro for the first time. He will be named to this team again in 2021. In 2020, he was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career.

The Broncos placed the franchise tag on Simmons in 2020 and again in 2021. Also, in 2021, he signed a four-year contract extension with the team.

Career Highlights:

  • 2019, 2021 - Second-team All-Pro
  • 2020 - Pro Bowl

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