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 Delbert Simpson 11
Delbert Simpson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

High School:
Tyler

Last College:
Tyler JC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 224

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

INTANGIBLES / Athletic senior power forward • Adds much-needed depth to Baylor frontcourt • Described by coaches as "a finisher" • Originally signed and enrolled at New Mexico State out of Tyler (Texas) High School, transferred to Tyler JC before freshman season.

2008-09 [SENIOR] / Played in eight games as a resever power forward during his senior season, averaging 1.5 points and 1.1 rebounds.

2007-08 [JUNIOR] / Played in 25 games as a reserve power forward, averaging 2.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game • Made Baylor debut in season opener vs. Jackson State (11/11/07), playing seven minutes • Scored six points to go with seven rebounds in 15 minutes at South Carolina (12/19/07) • Played a season-high 23 minutes vs. Prairie View A&M (12/29/07), scoring a season-high 10 points along with nine rebounds­ Made lone 3-point attempt of the season vs. Oklahoma State (1/15/08) • Tied season-high with 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting in 20 minutes vs. Missouri (3/1/08).

2006-07 [SOPHOMORE]: TYLER JC / Averaged 10.4 points and 5.1 rebounds as sophomore at Tyler (Texas) Junior College in 2006-07 • Played under head coach Mike Marquis • Helped Tyler to 18-12 record and into Region XIV Tournament quarterfinals • 2006-07 All-Region XIV honorable mention.

2005-06 [REDSHIRT FRESHMAN]: TYLER JC / Averaged 10.8 points and 5.4 rebounds as redshirt freshman at Tyler in 2005-06.

2004-05 [TRUE FRESHMAN] / Simpson sat out first year at Tyler after transferring from New Mexico State prior to 2004-05 season.

HIGH SCHOOL / Four-year letterman at John Tyler HS in Tyler, Texas, under head coach Carl Love • Earned honorable mention all-state honors as junior and senior and named District 11-5A Defensive Player of Year • Selected a top-10 power forward in state by TexasHoops.com • Named preseason first team all-state by Texas Basketball Magazine prior to senior season • An all-district selection and named 2002 District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year as sophomore.

PERSONAL / Full name is Delbert Ray Simpson, Jr. • Born Dec. 15, 1985, in San Augustine, Texas • Has two children, Maniya and Joshua • Son of Delbert, Sr. and Vanessa Simpson ­ General Studies major.

Total 3-Point Rebounds
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2007-08 25 0 249 10.0 25 48 .521 1 1 1.000 7 12 .583 18 37 55 2.2 22 0 2 15 20 9 58 2.3
2008-09 8 0 31 3.9 4 12 .333 1 4 .250 3 3 1.000 1 8 9 1.1 6 0 0 2 2 2 12 1.5
TOTAL 33 0 280 8.5 29 60 .483 2 5 .400 10 15 .667 19 45 64 1.9 28 0 2 17 22 11 70 2.1

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