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2013 — An all-conference honorable mention selection, Oregon’s leading and most experienced receiver continued to produce offensively with 12 touchdowns, ranking him tied for first in Oregon history over a single season ... Overall he accumulated 24 career touchdowns which is also tied for the most at Oregon ... His 62 catches on the season rank sixth and his 1,140 yards are first in a single-season at Oregon, while his 144 career grabs are eighth all-time and his 2,366 career yards rank seventh . . . Finished six games with over 100 yards receiving ... Had a standout performance against Oregon State, pulling down a career-highs of three touchdowns and 9 receptions for a personal-best 186 yards (which is 10th in Oregon’s single game history) ... Recording the fifth 100-yard effort of his career vs. Washington, the receiving primary gained 107 yards over six receptions, including a career-long 65-yard touchdown grab ... Received five catches for 103 yards and two scores during the Colorado victory ... Completed two catches and one touchdown to lead the game against Cal with 44 reception yards ... Matched a personal-best of six catches for 125 yards and a touchdown during the home victory vs. Tennessee ... Caught five passes to gain 118 yards over the season-opener Nicholls.
2012 — Started all 11 games in which he played … Earned honorable mention all-conference recognition while grabbing receptions in eight of his last nine appearances . . . Team leader with 493 receiving yards and seven touchdown grabs ranked 10th in the Pac-12 in average yards per catch (15.4) … Also shared honors as team’s fourth-leading scorer (42 points) ... Provided the Ducks with a deep threat as five of his seven scores extended 30 yards or more ... Encountered best stretch as a collegian in consecutive weeks at USC and California, combining for 11 catches for 234 yards and five touchdowns ... Made six grabs for 125 yards and two scores against the Trojans before latching onto five passes in two of the next three weeks vs. the Golden Bears (109 yards) and Oregon State (62) ... Led the team in receptions three times while 23 of his 32 receptions resulted in first downs or touchdowns ... Latched onto three consecutive completions to setup Kenjon Barner’s 24-yard TD run to open the second quarter and provide the Ducks with a 35-0 advantage vs. Colorado ... Concluded the season with three catches for 26 yards in the victory over Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl.
2011 — Appeared in 12 games, starting 10 … Team’s third-leading receiver (tie) in catches (31) and fourth-leading receiver in yards (430) … Caught two passes for 14 yards in win over Wisconsin at the Rose Bowl …Team-high 57 yards on four receptions, returned three kickoffs for 94 yards, including a season-best 40-yarder in win over UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship Game … Caught one pass for 8 yards in win vs. Oregon State …Five grabs for a team-high 57 yards in loss vs. USC … Had a career-best 59-yard TD reception to lead the team in receiving yards in victory at Stanford … Also returned two kickoffs for 31 yards against the Cardinal … Led the team with 60 yards receiving on four grabs, 38 yards on two kickoffs at Washington … Season- high 72 yards on two receptions, including one catch for 45 yards in victory vs. Arizona State … Three grabs for 54 yards vs. California … Five receptions for 28 yards, including one touchdown and one kickoff for 11 yards in loss against LSU.
2010 — The lone true freshman on offense to play in all 13 games, starting two … Second on the team with 1,086 all-purpose yards and tied for fifth in scoring with five total touchdowns … UO’s top kick returner ranked sixth in the Pac-10 at 24.7 yards per return … Oregon’s fifth-leading receiver (303 yards) and rusher (214 yards) … Held to just two touches in BCS Championship Game vs. Auburn, totaling 35 yards on a pair of kickoff returns … Tallied 71 all-purpose yards at Oregon State, including two carries for 21 yards … Game-changing 85-yard touchdown run tied for the third-longest in UO history to give the Ducks their first lead in the 3rd quarter vs. Arizona … Finished with a game-high 186 all-purpose yards (103 yards rush, 18 rec, 65 kick ret) against the Wildcats … Two catches for 12 yards, returned two kickoffs for 57 yards in win at Cal … Season-high 132 yards on kick returns, including a career-best 80-yarder vs. Washington … Career-long 57-yard catch among his 202 all-purpose yards in win at USC … Two grabs for 37 yards, including a 22-yard TD, 83 yards on three kick returns vs. UCLA … 56 all-purpose yards including a 16-yard run on his only carry at Washington State … Career-highs of five catches and 64 receiving yards, including a 41-yard touchdown in win vs. Stanford … Made the most of his only reception at ASU, taking it 54 yards for a touchdown, and added 14 rushing yards on one carry in win over the Sun Devils … Accounted for his first touchdown as a collegian on an 18-yard run vs. Portland State while adding 13 rushing yards on a second carry, as well as catching one pass for 4 yards … Three catches for 45 yards in collegiate debut against New Mexico.
BEFORE OREGON — Played quarterback, wide receiver, running back and cornerback for the Cougars, who posted a 4-6 record his senior year … 2010 Junior National Team selection by USA Football … Playing cornerback, tallied game-high 2.5 tackles for loss at the USA vs. World game … 2008 Class 5A second-team all-district offense … Accumulated nearly 2,000 yards of total offense as a senior as he rushed for 1,147 yards and 11 touchdowns and threw for 856 more … Ranked a four-star prospect and the No. 7 all-purpose running back in the nation and the No. 37 overall recruit in the state of Texas by Rivals.com.
PERSONAL — Parents: Donald and Charlotte Simpson. High School (Coach): Nimitz (Robert Toomer), 2010. Major: Sociology.
Points scored: 18, at California, 11/10/12; Oregon State, 11/29/2013
Touchdowns: 3, at California, 11/10/12; Oregon State, 11/29/2013
Rush attempts: 3, Arizona, 11/26/10
Rush yards: 103, Arizona, 11/26/10 (3 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, Arizona, 11/26/10 ; Portland State, 09/18/10
Long rush: 85, Arizona, 11/26/10
Receptions: 6, Tennessee, 9/14/13; at USC, 11/03/12
Receiving yards: 125, Tennessee (6 receptions), 9/14/13; at USC, 11/03/12 (6 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 3, at California, 11/10/12; Oregon State, 11/29/2013
Long reception: 59, at Stanford, 11/12/11
Total offense attempts: 3, Arizona, 11/26/10 (3 rush,0 pass)
Total ofense yards: 103, Arizona, 11/26/10 (103 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 202, at USC, 10/30/10
Punt return yards: 2, UCLA, 10/21/10 (0 returns)
Long punt return: 2, UCLA, 10/21/10
Kick returns: 5, at USC, 10/30/10
Kick return yards: 132, Washington, 11/06/10 (3 returns)
Long kick return: 80, Washington, 11/06/10
Tackles: 1, Portland State, 09/18/10 (1-0)