Steelers 2013 Draft – Ohio State OLB John Simon Scouting Report Profile

The Pittsburgh Steelers had Ohio State defensive end / outside linebacker John Simon in for a pre draft visit on Monday, and once again, our scouting buddy Dave-Te' Thomas was kind enough to give us his detailed scouting report profile on him, which you can read below. JOHN SIMON Defensive End/Outside Linebacker The Ohio State University Buckeyes #54 6:01.4-256 Youngstown...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: John Simon injured; will consult with Dr. James Andrews

Fox Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson is reporting tonight that former Ohio State DE John Simon’s shoulder is keeping him out of the Senior Bowl- “A shoulder injury forced John Simon out of the Senior Bowl, a source told, and it will require a further inspection and an opinion from orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Whether that visit has taken place or what, if...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

New start(s) for John Simon, Denard Robinson

MOBILE, Ala. - A funny thing happened as the North team made its way out of the hotel and towards the team bus for Senior Bowl practice on Monday. Former Ohio State star John Simon's hands were full, so somebody held the door for him. Simon looked over to see it was former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. And this good deed was neither a setup nor blasphemy. "We...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Elder – John Simon scouting report

John Simon/Ohio State:   Skills/Attributes: Combines great burst and change of direction with great hand technique, natural shedder. Shows great closing speed in most instances, but not exceptional in this area. Displays a wide array of pass rushing moves, inside move particularly effective. Able to battle and win while still keeping his eyes in the [...]
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

John Simon: We Love You

  When a football player enrolls at THE Ohio State University there is no way of knowing how his career is going to play out or where he is going to end up in the history of this storied program. Some guys come in with amazing high school accolades or they have the world’s most amazing measurables. You can imagine them ending up as one of your favorite Buckeyes ever but for whatever...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State’s John Simon out against Michigan

ESPN Gameday just reported that star senior defensive end John Simon will not play today against Michigan. Various reports had him doubtful leading up to game time with an undisclosed injury and then not on the field while the team was practicing just moments ago. This heartbreaking news not only for Simon, who would have played his final game today, but also for the Buckeyes. Simon...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State, John Simon and talk about criminals

As you no doubt heard, Notre Dame radio analyst Allen Pinket got suspended for remarks about how having criminals on your college football team makes you better. He even used Ohio State as an example. Buckeyes DT John Simon, a future NFL pick, talked about malfeasance and punishment within the Buckeye program at media day Has Urban Meyer’s reaction to off the field issues been...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 pre-season All-Big Ten football team

The 2012 pre season All-Big Ten team Offense QB- Denard Robinson   Michigan-  It’s take the good with the bad for DR..the Good: only 5 players in UM history have scored 40 or more career TD’s…#16 should be #6 before the Big Ten season starts…the Bad:..only 5 QB’s in the NCAA in 2011 threw more INT’s than Robinson… HB- Montee Ball    Wisconsin-Check this out…last...
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Simon, Hankins answer media questions

On Sunday during Ohio State’s Media Day, senior defensive end John Simon and junior defensive tackle Johnathan Haskins fielded questions from reporters. Here’s what they had to say.
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Preseason Big 10 Football power rankings

It is almost time to start the college football season, and with that comes predictions. Last season Wisconsin won the first ever Big 10 Championship game over Michigan State. This year’s Big 10 race could be one of the more entertaining in recent memory. With so many teams vying for the top spot it is hard to determine a favourite. But I am going to give it a shot with my...
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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