The Lehigh Valley knows that by now. So does Barkley. When the future Nittany Lion and Tiger met in 2012, as high school sophomores, Simpson had just eclipsed the 1,000-yard threshold and rushed for a game-high 102 yards in Easton's loss to Whitehall. Barkley, then mainly an outside linebacker, had an interception. They chatted after the game, and "ever since then," Simpson said, "we've just been clicking."