Ko Simpson Makes 2012 Class of SEC Football Legends
(WOLO) — Today the SEC announced that Ko Simpson is this year’s USC representative in the 2012 Class of SEC Football Legends. The class will be honored prior to the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta December 1. Ko Simpson was a two-year starter and letterwinner for South Carolina. He was named first team All-America in 2005 by the FWAA and CBSSportsline.com and was a third team selection by the Associated Press and was a consensus first team All-SEC selection after recording 103 tackles. In 2004, he earned second-team All-America honors by Sporting News and was a FWAA and Rivals.com Freshman All-American after his six interceptions led the SEC. Simpson garnered SEC Freshman of the Year honors by the Associated Press and was a second-team All-SEC selection by both the AP and Coaches. He was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft and played professionally for both Buffalo and Detroit.