Josh Simmons Season 2022

Weight305 lbs
ClassRedshirt Freshman
HometownSan Diego, Calif.

Entering 2022 season

Highly recruited offensive lineman who is in the mix for playing time after redshirting last season ... Has great technique ... A local product who prepped at nearby Helix High School ... Enters the season as the co-backup right tackle with Joey Wright.

Redshirted his first season with the Aztecs.

A local product out of nearby Helix High School in La Mesa, Calif. … Previously prepped at Madison High School and was slated to play for the Highlanders in 2020 before COVID postponed the season …  Fellow Helix Highlander Jaiden Brown also signed with the Aztecs in December … A consensus four-star recruit by Rivals, 247sports and ESPN … Received a scout grade of 89 by 247sports and 81 by ESPN … Rated as the 14th-best guard in the 2021 recruiting class by ESPN and 21st by 247sports, and the 19th-best strongside defensive end by Rivals … Was listed as the 24th-best recruit in the state of California regardless of position by ESPN, 25th by Rivals and 35th by 247sports.

Joshua Loane Simmons was born Dec. 26, 2002, in San Diego ... Son of Ana Maafala ... Chose San Diego State over numerous offers, including Georgia, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, USC, Washington, Penn State, Oregon, Michigan State, Miami, West Virginia, Nebraska, Kentucky, Utah, Arizona State, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon State, UCLA, Arizona, Duke, Illinois, Boise State, Utah State and UNLV, while receiving interest from LSU and Texas ... Is majoring in business.