Tharold Simon

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Tharold Simon
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Simon in 2015.
No. 27 Seattle Seahawks
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-03-06) March 6, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Eunice, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Eunice (LA)
College: LSU
NFL draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles: 13
Pass deflections: 3
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

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.

Early years[edit]

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.

College career[edit]

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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

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.[2] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ LSU CB Tharold Simon to enter NFL Draft
  2. ^ Blount, Terry (August 27, 2013). "Seattle Seahawks reduce roster to 75". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 

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