LANFER SIMPSON

2022 NOMINEE – FOOTBALL

Waynesburg Central High School
West Virginia University

  • Rushed for 4,010 career rushing yards and made 496 career tackles.

  • Helped Waynesburg win the 1999 WPIAL Class AA Football Championship and reach the 2000 finals.

  • Scored three touchdowns and gained 100 rushing yards in the 1999 WPIAL title game victory. Finished that season with 1,542 yards, 19 touchdowns, 115 total tackles, four FF and three INT’s.

  • Earned First-Team All-State honors in 1999, second-team All-State in 2000. East-West All Star.

  • Selected the 1999 WPIAL Class AA Player of the Year and 2001 Observer-Reporter Athlete of the Year.

  • Compiled an 86-21 career scholastic record.

  • Won the 2000 WPIAL heavyweight championship.

  • Was the 2001 WPIAL heavyweight runner-up.

  • Placed seventh at the 2001 PIAA State Tournament.

  • Was a 2001 WPIAL team member at Dapper Dan Classic.

  • Was the 2001 WPIAL champion and PIAA Shot Put runner-up.

  • Placed 4th in the 2000 WPIAL Shot Put.

  • Was a member of WVU’s 2004 Eastern Wrestling League Championship Team.

  • Lettered in both football and wrestling at WVU.
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