John Simerson

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John Simerson
No. 53, 72, 64, 51, 75
Position: Center
Personal information
Born: (1935-04-20)April 20, 1935
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died: August 2, 1992(1992-08-02) (aged 57)
Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: Honolulu (HI) Roosevelt
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 1957 / Round: 22 / Pick: 254
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

John Cooke Simerson, Jr. (April 20, 1935 – August 2, 1992) was an American football center who played two seasons in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 22nd round of the 1957 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue University and attended President Theodore Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Simerson was also a member of the Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots of the American Football League.[1]


  1. ^ "JOHN SIMERSON". Retrieved October 15, 2015. 

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