|High School:||Jefferson HS|
2009 (As a Sophomore) – Appeared in 12 games as a reliever and posted a 1-0 record…had an 8.66 ERA while opponents hit .303 against him in 66 at-bats…notched 18 strikeouts in 17.2 innings of work.
2008 (As a Freshman) – Appeared in 17 games, three as a starter…posted a record of 4-0 and a 3.40 ERA, which was good for third on the team...Picked up the win in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship game…Struckout 34 batters, walked 26, and opponents hit .245 against him in 42.1 innings of work.
High School – Played four seasons at Jefferson High School for head coach Tommy Knight...named team Most Valuable Player during senior season...recorded a .383 batting average with 12 homeruns and 79 runs batted in during prep career...posted a 19-5 record with a 3.24 earned run average during prep career...recorded a .548 batting average with 11 homeruns and 64 runs batted in during senior season...posted a 12-1 record with a 1.73 earned run average during senior season...named Northeast Georgia Player of the Year during senior season...named Region Player of the Year during senior season...named First Team All-Area during senior season...holds school records for runs batted in (64), hits (63) and career walks (125)...lettered in basketball...helped lead team to the Sweet 16 during junior season...helped lead team to the Final Four during senior season...received Future Star Award in basketball during senior season.
Personal – Son of Susie Roberts (Jimmy) and Mike Simmons (Jennifer)...has two sisters, Haley and Abby Roberts, and one brother, Clay Simmons...majoring in Mathematics/Engineering.