Simon is an avid weightlifter known for haunting the gym for countless hours. He has bench pressed 225 pounds 48 times and has a maximum bench press of over 450 pounds. He has also squatted 700 pounds.
In four college seasons, Simon finished with 154 tackles including 43 for a loss, 20.5 sacks and 10 pass deflections. He was once described by Ohio State coach Urban Meyer as the heart and soul of the Buckeyes.
Meyer even said that Simon was his second-favorite player he coached behind former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow.
After being drafted, Simon had signed a four-year, $2.545 million contract with the Ravens that included a $385,652 signing bonus in 2013,