William Simpkins: Another Recent Commitment

As the last month has gone by more recruits around the area continue to make big decisions in terms of college commitment. Many players recently have announced the college programs they are committing to. Now William Simpkins is the most recent talented recruit out of the DMV area to reveal what program he is electing […]

As the last month has gone by more recruits around the area continue to make big decisions in terms of college commitment. Many players recently have announced the college programs they are committing to. Now William Simpkins is the most recent talented recruit out of the DMV area to reveal what program he is electing to join. As the defensive back prospect made it official last Friday where he plans to take his football career to. This article will look to present what college William Simpkins has elected to commit to. While depicting what kind of program he is joining, and what skillset he brings to this team.

The college William Simpkins officially committed to last Friday was The University of Virginia. Meaning the defensive back will be remaining relatively close to home. Joining a power five conference school, as Virginia is part of the ACC. This is a huge development in his recruiting and now set the stage for in terms of him knowing what he must look forward to upon the completion of his High School career at Quince Orchard. Joining a program like Virginia is huge and means he will get to face some of the best competition College Football has to offer. Simpkins ahs all the tools to be an impact player upon arrival and his talents should be cultivated well within a program like this. Plus, with this school having produced and sent DB’s to the NFL like Ronde Barber, Ras-I Dowling, and Maurice Canady maybe he could be the next one. Virginia is a tremendous choice to play for on Simpkins end and should be a great experience for him. With this type of school in the conference they are in, and the history of players they have produced Simpkins certainly made a quality choice.

Now as for the player Virginia is getting in Simpkins, they a truly getting a high-quality defensive back recruit. Simpkins presents a long athletic frame, that is rangy and covers a lot of ground effortlessly. He has good ball skills and consistently gets his hands on the football on defense. He shows quick feet and disciplined eyes keeping him from being fooled on play fakes. He breaks on balls well allowing him to defend many passes and as he continues to learn more he will get even better in the area. Simpkins does show to be a willing tackler in run defense and does contain plays well on the outside. Simpkins has the tools to be a great cover corner and going into his senior season has another great year ahead of him.

This is a genuinely great development for an incredibly good corner out of the DMV area. Simpkins shows to be a hard worker and does a great job learning his craft. Simpkins again adds to the growing list of players out of the area to commit to a college program.

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