Roy Simmons
Date of birth: (1956-11-08) November 8, 1956 (age 63)
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201
 As player:
New York Giants
Washington Redskins
Playing stats at

Roy Franklin Simmons (born November 8, 1956) is a former American football player who played for the National Football League. He played Guard for the New York Giants and then with the Washington Redskins during Super Bowl XVIII in 1984. In 1992, he came out of the closet as gay on The Phil Donahue Show. In his autobiography, Out of Bounds (written with Damon DiMarco), he speaks of drug addiction, prostitution, and promiscuity. Around 1997, he learned that he was HIV-positive.

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