classmates at Mt. Carmel were Donovan McNabb and Antoine Walker. He sponsors
tuition program at his high school alma mater.
Simeon had an extensive collection
of football cards as a kid. After his 15th birthday, he gave them all to
a neighborhood friend who had just suffered a personal tragedy.
Simeon ended his college career
ninth on the Division 1-A list for sacks. The leaders at the time were Derrick
Thomas (Alabama) and Tedy Bruschi (Arizona) with 52.
Simeon says an alter
ego overtakes him on game days. He calls the personality "Game," and
swears he assumes complete control of his mind and body.
Simeon was barely
edged out by Dexter Jackson in the balloting for Super Bowl XXXVII MVP.
and a half votes to the safetys eight.
Simeon's father retired in 1997
after 30 years on the assembly line for Ford. The family received a
scare four years later when Henry had to undergo triple bypass surgery.
He came through the six-hour operation in good shape.