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Lamont Simmons provides size and speed in USC secondary
Lamont Simmons provides size and speed in USC secondary

The move to Los Angeles from Jacksonville, Fla., hasn’t been much of an adjustment for Lamont Simmons, who enjoys hot weather. “That’s one of the main reasons I chose to come here,” said Simmons, who is one of just three out-of-state freshmen players. The adjustment on the field has been more challenging, as the cornerback learns the Trojans’ defense while trying to keep pace with Coach Steve Sarkisian’s up-tempo system. “Our offense is very fast,” Simmons said. “After the deep ball you got to come right back to the line and get ready to press another guy.” Simmons, 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, provides length at cornerback the...

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