|Date of birth:||August 22, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Miami, Florida|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||216 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Miami (FL) Edison|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2009
Stats at NFL.com
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Chad Simpson (born August 22, 1985 in Miami, Florida) is a free-agent running back most recently a player for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at South Florida and Morgan State.
Simpson played in 35 games during his four year college football career. He spent the first two years at South Florida before transferring to Morgan State. In his two years at Morgan State, Simpson became the fourth leading rusher in school history and set the school's single season rushing record in his senior year with 1,402 yards.
Simpson originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He spent the first 5 games of the 2008 season as a member of the Colts practice squad, then served in the final 11 games of the season as a reserve running back and kickoff returner. He also saw action in a Wild-Card Playoff game against the San Diego Chargers.
During the 2009 season, Simpson appeared in 14 games with the Colts and saw action on special teams in three playoff games including Super Bowl XLIV.
Simpson was waived by the Colts on April 11, 2010.
Simpson was signed by the Buffalo Bills on May 11, 2010. He was waived on September 4, 2010.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
- Rosenthal, Gregg. "Release Tracker". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
- http://www.cfl.ca/article/import-tailback-chad-simpson-signs-with-bombers Import tailback Chad Simpson signs with Bombers