Simon in 2015.
|No. 27 Seattle Seahawks|
|Date of birth:||March 6, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Eunice, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school:||Eunice (LA)|
|NFL draft:||2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138|
|Roster status:||Injured reserve|
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Tharold Dwight Simon (born March 6, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Simon played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU). The Seahawks selected him in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He was a member of the Seahawks' Super Bowl XLVIII championship team.
Simon was born in Eunice, Louisiana. He attended Eunice High School, and played football, basketball, and ran track for the Eunice Battling Bobcats. He played both receiver and defensive back in high school.
Simon received an athletic scholarship to attend Louisiana State University, where he was a member of coach Les Miles' LSU Tigers football team from 2010 to 2012. He decided to enter the NFL Draft after his junior season.
The Seattle Seahawks chose Simon in the fifth round, with the 138th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft. On August 27, 2013, the Seahawks placed Simon on the reserve/physically unable to perform list. The Seahawks would win Super Bowl XLVIII after they defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8. Next season, the Seahawks made it back to the Super Bowl. Simon got to play in Super Bowl XLIX due to an injury teammate Jeremy Lane suffered in the game. The Seahawks failed to repeat as Super Bowl champions after they lost 28-24 to the New England Patriots.