Defensive tackle Corey Simon comes in at No. 25 as we continue our countdown of the Top-75 players in Florida State history. Simon dealt with injuries for the early portion of his career, but burst onto the scene as a junior. He earned first team All-American honors by the Associated Press that year. He senior year was one of the best years by a defensive tackle in Florida State history. He finished that year with 84 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, and four sacks. He earned consensus first team All-American honors in 1999 and helped lead the Seminoles to their second national championship. He finished his career with 193 tackles, 44 tackles for loss, and 11 sacks.
He was drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He played in the NFL for seven years and was named to the pro bowl in 2003.
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