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Programs Are Beginning To Eye Simmons

Simmons is one of the best players in Alabama.

This past summer, before Jeremy Simmons was set to play his junior season, Alabama offensive coordinator Major Applewhite came by Clay County High in Ashland, Ala., and told the 6-foot-5, 330-pound offensive tackle, he'll be keeping an eye on him.

"He's the only coach that has been by," Simmons said. That will change very soon. Jeremy Simmons is on the radar of a lot of major college programs including Notre Dame, and will be one of the most sought after players in the state of Alabama in the 2009 recruiting class. "They are probably in the top three of where I get a lot of my mail from," Simmons said. He also opens a lot of letters from...

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