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Jacksonville to sign former Mountaineer Marcus Simms

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–After going undrafted in the NFL’s Supplemental Draft, former West Virginia wide receiver Marcus Simms is set to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

According to’s Tom Pelissero, the 6-foot, 194-pound wide will join with the team, pending a physical on Thursday.

Simms elected to enter the transfer portal in April before ultimately deciding to submit his name into the supplemental draft.

The Bowie, MD native had 46 receptions last year with the Mountaineers, totaling 699 yards. He scored two touchdowns.

Over the past two years, Simms returned 41 kickoffs for 992 yards (24.2 average) and 23 punts for 157 yards (6.8 average), which is where Jacksonville could use him.

Cover Photo Credit: Kelsie LeRose, BGS

Shanna Rose
WVU Graduate with a bachelor's in journalism and multimedia journalist. Sports Fan and sports writer. Former WVU News reporter. Contact Shanna on Twitter @SMR1837
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