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Chad Simpson

For others of this name, see Chad Simpson (given name).
Chad Simpson
No. 5     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-22) August 22, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)Weight: 216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College: South Florida, Morgan State
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history

Career highlights and awards

  • Second-team All-MEAC (2006)
  • First-team All-MEAC (2007)
  • MEAC Player of the Year (2007)
  • AFC champion (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2009

Chad Simpson (born August 22, 1985 in Miami, Florida) is a Canadian football running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at South Florida and Morgan State.

He has also been a member of the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins.

College career

Simpson played in 35 games during his four year college football career. He spent the first two years at South Florida before transferring to Morgan State. In his two years at Morgan State, Simpson became the fourth leading rusher in school history and set the school's single season rushing record in his senior year with 1,402 yards.

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Simpson originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He spent the first 5 games of the 2008 season as a member of the Colts practice squad, then served in the final 11 games of the season as a reserve running back and kickoff returner. He also saw action in a Wild-Card Playoff game against the San Diego Chargers.

During the 2009 season, Simpson appeared in 14 games with the Colts and saw action on special teams in three playoff games including Super Bowl XLIV.

Simpson was waived by the Colts on April, 11, 2010.

Buffalo Bills

Simpson was signed by the Buffalo Bills on May 11, 2010. He was waived on September 4, 2010.

Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins signed Simpson on September 21, 2010, after Larry Johnson was released.[1] He was released on July 28, 2011.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

On January 19, 2012, it was announced that Simpson had signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[3]

References

External links

  • Indianapolis Colts bio
  • Buffalo Bills bio
  • Morgan State Bears bio
  • South Florida Bulls bio
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