Parents are Robert (policeman) and Margaret Simmerman of Fresno ... spent three years in the Army ... younger brother Jim, defensive tackle at UCLA ... married Sherry Lynn ... law enforcement major.
High School - Partcipated in three sports (wrestling, track and football) at Fresno High ... offensive and defensive tackle ... played in 1972 California North-South Shrine Game ... his coach was Vance Stanely ... team was 9-1 in 1972.
Logged playing time with the JV team following his Military service.
Saw some varsity playing time.
Injured during Spring ball.