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Leston Simpson
Leston Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield Garden, N.Y.

Last College:
Lackawanna College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 244

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
Transfer


2011 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Saw action in two games, missing most of season with an injury.

2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in all 12 games • earned first varsity letter.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL:
Spent freshman season at Lackawanna College.

HIGH SCHOOL:
2009 graduate of Campus Magnet High School in St. Albans, N.Y. • high school coach was Eric Barnett • finished senior season with 57 tackles, six sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception.

PERSONAL:
Born Sept. 31, 1991 • son of Leston Simpson and Heather Francis • business and marketing education major.

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