Monday, November 15, 2010

Desmond Simmons to redshirt

Former Salesian High star Desmond Simmons has decided to redshirt this season due to a slower-than-expected recovery from a knee injury:
Desmond Simmons on decision to redshirt: "It's bittersweet"
Percy Allen
Seattle Times
November 14, 2010

Caught up with freshman Desmond Simmons on Saturday and we talked about his decision to redshirt this season. He underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee before training camp and the recovery has set him back in terms of learning Washington's system and fighting for minutes on a talent-laden roster.

Coach Lorenzo Romar said the decision was made Saturday to have Simmons sit out this season so he can concentrate fully on healing his knee...
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