Alabama Crimson Tide
As a Recruit
Ty Simpson’s father, Jason Simpson, is the head football coach at Tennessee Martin. His father was a three-time finalist for the Eddie Robinson FCS coach of the year award and finished fourth overall in 2006. He won the OVC's Roy Kidd coach of the year award and the American Football Coaches Association Region 3 coach of the year accolade in 2006, his debut season at UT Martin. Martin’s mother is Julie Simpson. She attended school at Middle Tennessee State. Simpson has two siblings: Emma and Graham. He attends First Baptist Church in Martin, Tenn. Simpson plans on majoring in agricultural science. He lists hunting and fishing as his hobbies.