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Jamarko Simmons
No. 21     San Jose SaberCats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-23) September 23, 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth: Flint, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Western Michigan
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2011 for the Jacksonville Sharks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2011
Receptions     0
Receiving yards     0
Receiving touchdowns     0
Receptions     99
Receiving yards     1,016
Receiving touchdowns     26
Stats at

Jamarko Simmons (born September 23, 1986) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a member of the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League. He was originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2009 but was cut after sustaining a leg injury that sidelined him for several weeks.[1]

Early years

Simmons played high school football, basketball and track for Flint Central High School in Flint, Michigan.

College career

Simmons played football at Western Michigan University, and was a standout wide receiver.[2][3] He is the Broncos all-time receptions leader.

Professional career

Virginia Destroyers

Simmons was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on July 6, 2011.[4] Simmons helped the Destroyers win the 2011 UFL Championship Game.

Jacksonville Sharks

Simmons signed with the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League on July 19, 2011. Simmons was a key contributor for the Sharks throughout the 2011 season. The Sharks won Arena Bowl XXVI, in which Simmons scored three touchdowns.

New York Jets

Simmons was signed by the New York Jets to their practice squad on October 31, 2011.[5] Simmons was placed on the practice squad injured reserve list on December 12, 2011 after suffering a back injury.[6]

Jacksonville Sharks

On April 10, 2012, it was announced that Simmons signed on for his second stint with the Jacksonville Sharks.


  1. Couch, Graham (March 10, 2010). "Jamarko Simmons begins trek back to NFL". Kalamazoo Gazette. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
  2. Bussa, Jayson (December 31, 2008). "Simmons tops Jennings' record". Kalamazoo Gazette. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
  3. "Western Michigan tangles with Rice in Texas Bowl". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. December 30, 2008. Retrieved January 13, 2011.[dead link]
  4. "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. July 6, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  5. Lange, Randy (31 October 2011). "Jets Return from Bye, Announce Transactions". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 2 November 2011. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  6. Cimini, Rich (12 December 2011). "It's official: Leonhard on IR". ESPN. Archived from the original on 13 December 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011.

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