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Carl Simpson
#72 | Defensive End | Outlaws Roster

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Through 2001 Regular Season
Tackles Fumbles Interceptions
Regular 19 16 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
Position: DE
College - Florida State
Height - 6'3
Weight - 317 lbs.
Born: April 18, 1970
Last Club: Arizona Cardinals (NFL)
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
XFL P.A.S.S.: Supplemental draft - Las Vegas Outlaws – 2000
NFL Draft: Rd. 2 – 1993 – Chicago Bears

Professional Highlights
Six-year veteran with Chicago (1993-97) and Arizona (1998)…In 87 (48 starts) pro games, has recorded 244 tackles (114 solos), 7.5 quarterback sacks, eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles, and four fumble recoveries…Started 32 consecutive games for Bears from 1996-97…Originally selected by Chicago in second round (35th overall) of 1993 NFL Draft … 1999: Spent the season on the Cardinals and saw limited action … 1998: Signed by Cards Sept. 11, 1998 following season-opener…In 13 games (one start) recorded 10 solo tackles, 11 assists, one quarterback hurry, one tackle for loss, and one pass defensed…Inactive for first two games, then saw first action in Cardinal uniform on primarily special teams at St. Louis (Sept. 27) … 1997: Finished second on defensive line with 61 tackles and career-high 4.5 sacks...Led defensive line with career-high five pass defenses... Recorded seven tackles and a sack at Dallas (9/28)...Led defensive line with six tackles and a sack at Minnesota (11/9)...Knocked down two passes along with four tackles and a sack vs. TB (11/23) … 1996: Only defensive lineman to start all 16 games…Finished third among linemen with 76 tackles … 1995: Rotated entire season with Flanigan and Zorich…Started in opener and recorded 3 tackles vs. Min (9/3)…Recorded 4 tackles, 2 solo, and 2 fumble recoveries at TB (9/17) … 1994: Started in eight of the fifteen games he played in and finished with 42 tackles (21 solo) … 1993: Played in first two games, inactive for next five, and played in last nine spelling Zorich and McMichael…Blocked first quarter field goal at SD (11/14).

College Highlights
Made transitions from tight end to defensive end to defensive tackle…Two year starter for Seminoles…First-team all-ACC in final season…Led FSU linemen with 65 tackles, nine sacks, and five tackles-for-loss…Played in all 12 games of junior season finishing with 53 tackles…His 11 sacks were most by a Seminole in 15 years.

Nickname Explanation: N/C are the initials of his children and N stands for his wife.

Criner’s Critique
“This former Arizona Cardinal and six-year player for the Chicago Bears is a physical DT who can push the pocket and pressure the QB while bringing lateral containment on the run.”

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