Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Allen Simmons

Allen Simmons

Year Inducted: 2014
Category: Football


Simmons was a standout for the Catawba football teams from 1973-76. He still ranks as one of the top return men in school history.

Simmons ranks among the top five all-time in both kickoff and punt return average. He averaged 23.9 over 66 kickoff returns and 9.6 on 59 punt returns.

As a wide out, Simmons caught 44 passes in his career and set a school record by averaging 27 yards per catch in 1976. He stands third in a career with 3,890 all-purpose yards.

After Catawba, Simmons enrolled in seminary school and has served as a minister since 1984 in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. He has also been a mathematics teacher since 1989.

Simmons and his wife, Ann, have two daughters, Ashley and Allison.

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