Kendall Simmons Speaker Profile
Former NFL Player
Kendall Simmons Biography
Henry Alexander Kendall Simmons was born March 11, 1979 in Ripley, Mississippi and is a retired American football guard. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.
Before the 2003 season, Simmons was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
Simmons started the first two years of his career. After being hurt all of 2004 he came back in 2005, and started all 20 games and won Super Bowl XL with the Steelers.
Simmons experienced an off-the-field injury during the 2006 NFL season. While rehabbing a heel injury, Simmons suffered a frostbite-like burn to his left foot after he fell asleep with a cooling device attached to his foot.
On September 3, 2007, Simmons signed a four-year extension with the Steelers, keeping him with the club through the 2010 NFL season.
Simmons suffered a season-ending injury to his Achilles tendon during a Monday Night Football contest against the Baltimore Ravens on September 29, 2008. He was subsequently placed on season-ending injured reserve.
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Videos of Kendall Simmons Speaking
Recent Kendall Simmons Blogs
Posted on 14 December 2017 | 2:34 am
Former NFL Player Kendall Simmons recently spoke at the Reppell Diabetes Learning Center at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. The event took place on December 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as was free of cost to the public and came with some complimentary refreshments. Simmons took some time to speak to the audience about his journey through the hoops of the NFL,...[Read More]
The Former NFL Player Kendall Simmons will be the Featured Speaker at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Posted on 23 February 2014 | 6:59 pm
Former NFL guard Kendall Simmons is lending his hand to help tackle type 1 diabetes on March 5 at the Center for Health and Wellness at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. As the featured speaker for a free diabetes seminar Simmons will speaking about how he managed tackled his battle with type 1 diabetes while playing NFL football from 2002 to 2009. Shortly after being selected...[Read More]
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