47  Leston Simpson
Leston Simpson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield Gardens, N.Y.

High School:
Campus Magnet

Last College:
Minnesota

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 265

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
09/31/1991

Major:
Master's in Human Resource Management


03/26/2013

Football begins spring practice Wednesday

Seawolves will hold 15 workouts, including Spring Game on April 21

12/10/2012

Football holds annual awards banquet

Priore hands out team awards; names 2013 captains

08/28/2012

Priore's weekly Big South football teleconference

Seawolves host Blue Devils Saturday in 2012 season opener

08/07/2012

Get to know CAA Football

Facts and figures on Stony Brook Football's new home in 2013.

08/07/2012

Stony Brook to join CAA Football in 2013

A new era of Stony Brook Football in the premier FCS conference to begin in 2013.

09/29/2012

Stony Brook vs. Army - AP Photos - 09/29/12

Stony Brook vs. Army - AP Photos - 09/29/12

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 7, vs. Pace (9/8/12); at Coastal Carolina (10/13/12)
Solos:
4, vs. Pace (9/8/12)
Asst:
4, at Coastal Carolina (10/13/12); at Montana State (12/1/12)
TFLs:
2.5, vs. Pace (9/8/12); at Coastal Carolina (10/13/12)
Sacks:
2.0, vs. Bryant (10/6/13)
Ints:
N/A
PBUs: 1, at Army (9/29/12)
FFs: 1, at Coastal Carolina (10/13/12)

2013: One tackle at Maine (11/2) ...made three tackles vs. New Hampshire (10/26) ... two tackles, including one for loss, at Colgate (10/12) ... made three tackles, including two sacks, vs. Bryant (10/5) ... two tackles vs. Towson (9/28) ... made one tackle at Villanova (9/21) ... had three tackles, including a sack, at Buffalo (9/14) ... made three tackles at Rhode Island (9/7).

2012: Played in all 13 games, starting five ... Seawolves' Defensive Rookie of the Year ... 35 tackles, including a team-high 10.0 tackles for loss ... 4.0 sacks ... made four tackles at Montana State (12/1) ... made a tackle vs. Villanova (11/24) ... saw action at Liberty (11/10) ... had a tackle for loss vs. VMI (11/3) ...saw action at Presbyterian (10/27) ... made three tackles, including two for loss and sack, vs. Gardner-Webb (10/20) ... recorded seven tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack, and a forced fumble at Coastal Carolina (10/13) ... made three tackles vs. Charleston Southern (10/6) ... two tackles and a pass breakup at Army (9/29) ... made two tackes, including a sack vs. Colgate (9/22) ... finished with a tackle at Syracuse (9/15) ... led Seawolves with seven tackles, including 2.5 for loss and a sack, vs. Pace (9/8) ... made four tackles, including one for loss, vs. Central Connecticut (9/1).

Before Stony Brook: Spent two seasons at Minnesota ... played in two games in 2011 ... saw action in all 12 games in 2010 ... played one season at Lackawanna College in 2009.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Campus Magnet High School ... finished senior season with 57 tackles, including six sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception ... All-City honors.

Personal: Leston Simpson ... born September 31, 1991 ... son of Leston Simpson and Heather Francis ... graduated with a degree in sociology ... enrolled in graduate school.

Simpson's Statistics
Year GP/GS UA A Totals TFL Sacks Int. PB FR FF
2013 8/3 9 9 18 5.0-15 3.0-14 0 0 0 0
2012 13/5 17 18 35 10.0-39 4.0-28 0 1 0 1
2011* 2/0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2010* 12/0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35/8 26 27 53 15.0-54 7.0-42 0 1 0 1

* at Minnesota