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Ian Simon
Ian Simon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Legacy HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Safety

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business


04/05/2014

Offense Claims Spring Scrimmage #1

Morgan Steward With Three Rushing TDs to Lead the 19-11 win

08/15/2013

Offense Productive but Defense Still Claims Thursday Scrimmage

Defense Comes Away with 14-10 Win Despite Nine TD Passes by Offense

04/04/2013

Spring Football Camp Report

Tigers Prepare for Saturday Scrimmage

03/12/2013

Spring Football Primer

Tigers Start Spring Camp Tuesday

11/19/2012

Tigers Get One Last Shot on Saturday

Mizzou heads to College Station for the third straight year

09/28/2013

Arkansas State @ Missouri

Arkansas State @ Missouri

11/10/2012

Missouri vs. Tennessee

Missouri vs. Tennessee - AP Photo Gallery

• 2013 Spring Team Most Improved Safety

2014 OUTLOOK
Veteran safety who will be looked upon for leadership in a back four which loses three of four starters from a year ago ... Will man the free safety position, and he enters spring camp listed atop the depth chart there.

2013 SEASON
Became a trusted member of the secondary, making six starts as an additional defensive back, and he turned in career numbers, with 42 tackle, 5 pass break ups and 3.5 TFLs ... made a start in the regular-season finale in a 28-21 win vs. No. 19 Texas A&M (Nov. 30), recording a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss among his four total tackles ... matched his career-high in stops (six) vs. Tennessee (Nov. 2), also setting a new career-best in pass breakups (two) ... had four tackles and one PBU in the win vs. No. 22 Florida (Oct. 19) ... six tackles in the 41-26 win at No. 7 Georgia (Oct. 12) ... grabbed his first career interception vs. Toledo (Sept. 7).

2012 SEASON
Saw action in 10 games during his sophomore season and ended with 14 tackles for the year ... eight of his tackles came in his final two outings, as he came on strong toward the end of the season ... made a career-best six tackles in the season finale at Texas A&M, and also had two-tackle outings at Tennessee and against Kentucky ... broke up a 4th-down pass at Tennessee in the 4th overtime which set up Mizzou's game-winning field goal on their ensuing possession in the 51-48 thriller ... had single tackle games against South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Alabama.

2011 SEASON
Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Versatile talent who starred in numerous roles for his team, while earning most of his accolades as a hard-hitting, ball-hawking defensive back ... was a three-time all-district selection ... voted a team captain for each of his last two seasons, while also taking home his team's special teams MVP honors and winning academic all-district honors three years as well ... had 68 tackles as a senior, to go with two interceptions (returning one for a score) and seven pass break ups, while adding three rushing TDs, one receiving TD and one kickoff return TD ... high school coach - Chris Melson.

PERSONAL
Parents - Kim & Daphne Simon ... chose Mizzou over Boise State, Virginia, Air Force and Washington State, among others.

SIMON'S CAREER STATS

Year

GP-GS

Tackles

UA-A

TFL-Yds.

PBU

2012

10-0

14

5-9

1.0-3

1

2013

13-6

42

22-20

3.5-12

5

Career

23-6

56

27-29

4.5-15

6

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