Dan Simnick
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Dan Simnick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
North

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 270

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

2006: Played in all 13 games, with five starts ... recorded eight tackles, including two solo stops ... recorded a TFL against Eastern Illinois ... blocked a kick in regular-season contest against Youngstown State.

2005: Played in five games, all as a reserve ... had two tackles and 1.5 TFLs.

2004: Played in one game ... posted one tackle against Saint Xavier.

2003: Redshirted.

North HS: All-city, all-area, all-conference, All-DuPage County selection senior year ... Naperville Sun Defensive Player of the Week ... voted team captain ... led the DuPage Valley Conference in sacks (14) ... 61 total tackles, including 47 solo and six for loss ... 14 sacks, four forced fumbles and two recoveries ... between tackles and sacks, added up to 77 yards lost ... team went 10-2 senior year ... one of two losses on year came to Lockport, the eventual state champion ... his team ranked as high as No. 5 in the state ... as a junior, started one game and participated in all ... 20 tackles ... coached by Larry McKeon ... also participated in wrestling and track.

Data: Born 6-27-84 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... son of Jim and Suzanne Simnick ... major: business administration ... six-time member of the AFNI Honor Roll ... honored by Illinois State's Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) Department with the 2007 MQM Foundation Award for Citizenship and Service.