Phil Simms

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Birth Name: Phil Simms
Born: 11/03/1954
Birth Place: Lebanon, Kentucky, USA

Born Phillip Martin Simms on November 3, 1954 in Lebanon, Kentucky, his family moved to nearby Louisville when he was still a young boy. He attended Southern High School in Louisville and played college football at Kentucky's Morehead State University. Despite coming out of a small football program, the relatively unknown Simms was selected by the Giants with the seventh overall pick in the 1979 draft, 75 picks before future legend, and rival, Joe Montana. Still, the move proved to be shrewd as Simms presided over a successful decade-and-a-half with the Giants, which came on the heels of 15 stagnant years out of the playoffs. Simms paid dividends in the 1986 season and was named MVP of Super... Continue Bio >>

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