Nsimba Webster


From Deer Valley Youth Football to the Los Angeles Rams, Nsimba Webster’s devastating quickness, and athleticism has troubled and frustrated defenses. On graduating from Deer Valley High in 2014, the three year, double threat quarterback rewrote all the records at this key position. At 5 foot 8 and 160 pounds the fleet footed and prolific Webster rushed for 2,630 yards and 46 touchdowns and threw for 5,183 yards and 51 TD’s; making his all-purpose stats a stunning 7,813 total yards and 97 touchdowns. With a 121.6 quarterback rating he garnered the Bay Valley Athletic League-Most Valuable Player award and would lead Deer Valley to an 11-2 season and the school’s first and only North Coast Section Division 1 semi-finals appearance. For his accomplishments Nsimba was selected to MaxPreps.com All-Northern California High School Football Team, the 2014 Bay Area News Groups Offensive Player of the Year, and the San Francisco Chronicle’s Contra Costa/Tri-Valley recipient as one of the metro area’s top three regional football players and was picked for the Literary Classic All-Star game.

Webster accepted a football scholarship to Eastern Washington University as a possible multi-position athlete along with his twin brother Nzuzi an All-BVAL, ALL-Eastbay cornerback. As a redshirt freshmen in 2015, Webster contributed as a kick-off returner, averaging 21.6 yards per carry and finished the year with 680 yards on 31 kickoffs, ranking him 10th All-Time in the Eagle’s record books. Injuring his clavicle bone his sophomore year, he made six catches for 64 yards and two TDs in eight games. As a junior, at wide receiver, he had 59 receptions for 693 yards and five touchdowns, earning third team All-Big Sky Conference honors. Webster’s senior season would be a banner year by leading the Eagle’s with 84 receptions for 1,379 yards, (eighth in school history), 11 touchdowns and had 8 games with 100 yards or more received. In the NCAA Division I semifinals, he had a record-setting performance in EWU’s 50-19 win over Maine making nine catches for 188 yards and four touchdowns, his four touchdowns equaling EWU’s and a NCAA D-I playoff record. Webster closed his career with four catches for 92 yards in the NCAA Division I Championship Game against Dakota State and was selected first team All-Big Sky honors.

After graduation, Webster did well at the NFL Combine and had a number of free-agent try outs with the 49ers, Raiders and the New England Patriots and in April he signed a free-agent contract with the defending NFC champion’s Los Angeles Rams as a wide receiver and punt/kick-off returner. Elevated to the 53 man roster for the November game against the Chicago Bears, he did not play until December 8, 2019 game against the Seattle Seahawks as a punt returner. Nsimba Webster finished his Rookie year with two kick-offs for 57 yards and seven punts for 18 yards in five games.