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.
Spent freshman season at Lackawanna College.
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.
Born Sept. 31, 1991 son of Leston Simpson and Heather Francis business and marketing education major.
Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days
The Gophers open fall camp on Friday, Aug. 5, but first there is the annual Big Ten media days and luncheon in Chicago.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.