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  Ismail Simpson
Ismail Simpson

Player Profile
Lawton, OK

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305



Getting To Know Ismail Simpson
Pronunciation: ISH-mail

At Stanford: Played in 44 of 45 possible games (31 starts) during his career with only a game at Washington (11/11/06) blemishing the streak ... Started 31 straight games on the offense line.
Career Statistics

The 2006 Season: Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2005 Season: Played in all 11 games at offensive guard with his final four appearances as a starter (three at right guard and one at left guard).
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2004 Season: Started all 11 games at left guard for the second straight campaign.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2003 Season: Started all 11 games at left guard ... One of only two players to start every game of the year on the offensive line.

The 2002 Season: Did not play in 2002 as a true freshman offensive guard.

In High School: Talented offensive lineman who came to Stanford as one of the best prep players in the nation in 2001 ... Earned All-Midlands recognition from PrepStar and SuperPrep ... Lawton Constitution All-Area, Class 6A-1 All-District, Daily Oklahoman Second-Team All-State and Class 6A All-State ... Sooners Illustrated ranked him the No. 7 recruit in the state ... Listed as one of the Top 10 players in the state by swfab50recruiting.com.

Personal Information: Communication major ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Getting To Know Ismail Simpson

Nickname: Ish
I would describe myself as a person as: Relaxed
What people don't know about me is: I spent three years in Europe
The reason I love football is: It has taken me places that I never would have dreamed of going ... like Stanford
My favorite pre-game ritual is: To write L-Town Style on my left wrist
My favorite stadium in which to play is: Stanford Stadium
A friend from another college football team is: Larry Birdine (Oklahoma), Nick Cole (New Mexico State)
The reason I chose Stanford University is: To win a lot of football games and meet a lot of interesting people
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: There are all kinds of different people in the world
The best thing about Stanford is: The weather and the people
The people I admire most are: My parents
Favorite Food: Meat
Least Favorite Food: Onions
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Hot dogs
Favorite Movie: Anything where stuff gets blown up
Favorite Actor: Samuel Jackson
If a movie were made of my life, I would have the following actor play me: I would play myself and get paid
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Scoring a touchdown and celebrating by taking off a piece of my equipment and throwing it
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: A great person who was liked by everyone
The best advice I ever received was: It's not about who you know, its about who knows you
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My brothers Ibrabim and Ilias
The place I'd most like to visit: Anywhere with beaches and women
The favorite place I've visited: The place with the beach and the women
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Playing in the NFL
My advice to youngsters: The man who worked his hardest never regretted it
If I won $1 million, I would: Spend it and live the good life
The one thing about college football I would change: I would pay the players - I need cash

Last Updated: January 10, 2007

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