Former 5-Star on the Move?

Delvon Simmons

Scout has learned that Texas Tech defensive lineman Delvon Simmons has been granted a transfer release.


Delvon Simmons (6'5/290) started all 13 games for Texas Tech's defensive line in 2012, but he's looking for a new home in 2013. Texas Tech has granted his request to transfer with the stipulation that he doesn't stay in state and doesn't follow his former coaching staff to Cincinnati.

Simmons a 5-Star recruit in the Class of 2011 is scheduled to visit USC this weekend, and the Trojans look to the be front runners. Also in contention are Miami, Pittsburgh, and Penn State.

Simmons was the Nation's No. 3 ranked defensive tackle prosepct in the Class of 2011 out of McKeesport, Pa.

Stay tuned for more news on this breaking story.

Scott began with Scout as the Southeast Regional Manager in 2002. In addition to his recruiting responsibilities, Scott developed and ran the National Scout Combine series from 2005 thru 2008. Scott has been Director of Scouting since 2006 and oversees the Recruiting Rankings for Scout.
Follow ScoutKennedy on Twitter
  

USCFootball.com Recommended Stories


  • The Trojans visit the Utes in a surprise battle of ranked foes jockeying for position in the Pac-12 South race.

  • As the season rolls on recruiting is heating up for the Trojans. This week in the War Room we have the inside scoop or which prospects this USC staff are after, including a diamond in the rough…

  • One of the reasons a USC team can go to Utah feeling like it can take on the 19th-ranked Utes in their biggest-ever Pac-12 game in history is the Trojans have had freshmen like Toa Lobendahn and JuJu…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.