Sims during his tenure with the Arizona Cardinals
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|Date of birth:August 15, 1992|
|Place of birth: Chesapeake, Virginia|
|College: Winston-Salem State|
|Undrafted in 2015|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Arizona Cardinals ( 2015)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2012 BCS National Champion|
Phillip Sims (born August 15, 1992) is an American football coach and former player. He played college football at Alabama, Virginia and Winston-Salem State. After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Sims was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. He also played professionally for the Seattle Seahawks and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In 2017, Sims was named the head football coach at John Marshall High School.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
| Phillip Sims|
|[[Chesapeake, Virginia]]||Oscar F. Smith High School||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||215 lb (98 kg)||Apr 15, 2009|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 2 (QB) Rivals: 2 (QB), 2 (VA Rank)|
Alabama Crimson TideEdit
Coming out of high school Sims committed to play football for Alabama. Sims sat out for his true freshman season in 2010 to redshirt. In 2011 Sims split time with AJ McCarron and played in eight different games. Sims was a member of the team that won the 2012 BCS National Championship Game.
Virginia Cavaliers Edit
Sims transferred to Virginia from Alabama in May 2012 because he did not win the starting job and was granted a waiver by the NCAA to play immediately due to his father’s health situation. He appeared in all 12 games during the 2012 season throwing for 1,263 yards with 9 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
Winston-Salem State RamsEdit
Sims transferred to Winston-Salem State from Virginia in 2013 after being ruled academically ineligible at Virginia. Sims was forced to sit out for the 2013 season due to transfer rules. In 2014 Sims played in all 11 games. Splitting time at QB, Sims was team’s leading passer completing 118-of-198 passes for 1,560 yards and 15 TDs with just 4 INTs.
On May 2, 2015, after going undrafted, Sims was invited to an Arizona Cardinals' rookie camp on a tryout basis. On May 10, 2015, Sims was signed by the Cardinals. On September 4, 2015, Sims was waived from the Cardinals' roster as part of their roster cuts to 53 players.
- ↑ "Phillip Sims". 247 Sports. https://247sports.com/Player/Phillip-Sims-1144?PlayerInstitution=17449. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ "14 - Phillip Sims". Alabama Athletics. http://www.rolltide.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/sims_phillip00.html. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Phillip Sims - QB#1". AZCardinals.com. http://www.azcardinals.com/team/roster/Phillip-Sims/SIM787024. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ "14 - Phillip Sims". Virginia Athletics. http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/phillip_sims_827050.html. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ Matt Zenitz (May 2, 2015). "Tracking where Alabama players land as undrafted free agents". AL.com. http://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2015/05/tracking_where_alabama_players.html. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ Kent Somers (May 11, 2015). "Arizona Cardinals sign quarterback Phillip Sims, 2 others". AZCentral Sports. http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/nfl/cardinals/2015/05/11/arizona-cardinals-sign-quarterback-phillip-sims/27127547. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ "Report: Phillip Sims among Cardinals cut Friday". Arizona Sports. September 4, 2015. http://arizonasports.com/story/358901/report-phillip-sims-among-cardinals-cut-friday. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
- ↑ Inabinett, Mark (January 4, 2016). "Nick Perry, Phillip Sims among players signing NFL reserve/future contracts on Monday". http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2016/01/nick_perry_phillip_sims_among.html.
- ↑ Condotta, Bob (April 28, 2016). "Seahawks waive Phillip Sims, one of only two quarterbacks on roster". Seattle Times. http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/seahawks/seahawks-waive-phillip-sims-one-of-only-two-quarterbacks-on-roster. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
- ↑ Inabinett, Mark (June 6, 2016). "Saskatchewan Roughriders trying another former Alabama quarterback". http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2016/06/saskatchewan_roughriders_tryin.html. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
- ↑ Kolenich, Eric (April 28, 2017). "Former Virginia, Alabama QB Phillip Sims becomes John Marshall’s coach". Richmond Times-Dispatch. http://www.richmond.com/sports/high-school/football/former-virginia-alabama-qb-phillip-sims-becomes-john-marshall-s/article_9992664e-2c19-11e7-a5a4-43665cca8005.html. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
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