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Quentin Sims
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Sims in 2017
No. 18     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-11) July 11, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Tucson, Arizona
Career information
College: UT Martin
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New England Patriots ( 2013)*
Roster status: Refused to report
Career highlights and awards
* Second Team All-Arena (2017)
Stats at NFL.com
Receptions     174
Receiving yards     2,193
Receiving TDs     53
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Quentin Sims (born July 11, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Albany Empire of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at University of Tennessee at Martin and attended Northwest High School and Colerain High School in Cincinnati, Ohio where he played football and participated in track and field. He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Orlando Predators, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Arizona Rattlers, Cleveland Gladiators, Ottawa Redblacks and Baltimore Brigade.

College careerEdit

Sims played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets from 2008 to 2010. He was the team's back up wide receiver for 2 years and helped the Yellow Jackets to 16 wins. He transferred to UT Martin where he played from 2011 to 2012. He was the team's starter for two years and helped the Skyhawks to 13 wins. He played in 45 games during his career including 22 starts at wide receiver. As a senior in 2012, Sims was named First Team All-Ohio Valley Conference.[1]

StatisticsEdit

Sims's college statistics are as follows:[2][3][4]

NCAA collegiate career statistics
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Season Receiving Rushing Kick return Punt return
Rec Yards Avg TDs Att Yards Avg TDs Ret Yards Avg TDs Ret Yards Avg TDs
2008
Redshirt
2009 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 0 0 -- 0 2 19 9.5 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0
UT Martin Skyhawks
2011 54 712 13.2 10 0 0 -- 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 5 37 7.4 0
2012 86 1,092 12.7 16 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 -- 0
NCAA career totals 140 1,804 12.9 26 2 19 9.5 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 5 37 7.4 0

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 3 in 208 lb 35 in 10 ft 0 in 20 reps

New England PatriotsEdit

Sims signed as an undrafted free agent with the New England Patriots on July 19, 2013.[5] He played in all four of the Patriots preseason games before he was cut on August 31, 2013.[6] On September 2, 2013, Sims was signed to the Patriots practice squad.[7] He was cut on September 10, 2013.[8]

Orlando PredatorsEdit

Sims was assigned to the Orlando Predators in 2013. Sims was activated from other league exempt status on May 12, 2014. How ever he was placed on refused to report on May 13. He was placed on reassignment on June 6, 2014.[9]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Sims signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on February 5, 2014.[10] He was cut on May 1, 2014.[11]

Arizona RattlersEdit

Sims was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers on June 24, 2015.[12] Sims was activated On June 6, 2015, and appeared in the Rattlers final game of the season scoring two touchdowns. He played in the Rattlers National Conference Semifinals but did not play in the National Conference Championship loss to the San Jose SaberCats. On October 12, 2015, the Rattlers picked up Sims' rookie option, but on November 5, 2015, Sims was placed on recallable reassignment.

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

On February 5, 2016, Sims was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.[13] Sims recorded career highs in all statistical categories in 2016 with 92 receptions, 1,112 receiving yards and 27 touchdowns. Sims emerged as the Gladiators number one receiver in 2017 and earned Second Team All-Arena honors.[14][15]

Ottawa RedblacksEdit

Sims was signed to the Ottawa Redblacks' practice roster on September 6, 2017. He was released by the Redblacks on September 12, 2017.[16]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On March 22, 2018, Sims was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.[17]

Albany EmpireEdit

On March 11, 2019, Sims was assigned to the Albany Empire.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Madness 2012 Ohio Valley All-Conference Teams". www.collegesportsmadness.com. College Sports Madness. November 20, 2012. http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/article/5484. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. "Quentin Sims". www.sports-reference.com. USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/quentin-sims-1.html. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "2011 Quentin Sims Game-by-game stats". www.utmsports.com. University of Tennessee at Martin. http://www.utmsports.com/stats/Football/2011/plyr_89.htm. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. "2012 Quentin Sims Game-by-game stats". www.utmsports.com. University of Tennessee at Martin. http://www.utmsports.com/stats/Football/2012/plyr_1.htm. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. Luke Hughes (August 30, 2013). "Tim Tebow Finding Comfort Level With Quentin Sims, As Extended Work Together Finally Pays Off for Patriots". www.nesn.com. NESN. http://nesn.com/2013/08/tim-tebow-finding-comfort-level-with-quentin-sims-extended-work-together-finally-pays-off-for-patriots/. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. Luke Hughes (August 31, 2013). "Quentin Sims, George Winn, Justin Green Among Patriots Cuts Who Could Be Fits for Practice Squad". www.nesn.com. NESN. http://nesn.com/2013/08/quentin-sims-george-winn-justin-green-among-patriots-cuts-who-could-be-fits-for-practice-squad/. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. "Patriots sign WR Quentin Sims to the practice squad". www.patriots.com. New England Patriots. September 2, 2013. http://www.patriots.com/news/2013/09/02/patriots-sign-wr-quentin-sims-practice-squad. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  8. Joe Soriano (September 10, 2013). "Patriots cut Quentin Sims, add A.J. Francis". www.musketfire.com. FanSided Inc.. http://musketfire.com/2013/09/10/patriots-cut-quentin-sims-add-j-francis/. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  9. "Orlando Predators Historical Transactions". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=13. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  10. "Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign new import receiver Quentin Sims". www.thescore.com. Score Media Ventures Inc.. February 5, 2014. https://www.thescore.com/cfl/news/425416-winnipeg-blue-bombers-sign-new-import-receiver-quentin-sims. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  11. "Bombers add four imports, release five". www.winnipegfreepress.com. Winnipeg Free Press. May 1, 2014. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/Bombers-add-four-imports-release-five-257572171.html. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  12. "Arizona Rattlers Historical Transactions". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=21. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  13. "Cleveland Gladiators Historical Transactions". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=131. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  14. Oliver Thomas (May 15, 2017). "Briefly a Patriot, Quentin Sims now the Arena Football League’s receiving leader". www.patspulpit.com. Vox Media, Inc.. http://www.patspulpit.com/2017/5/15/15635128/briefly-a-new-england-patriot-quentin-sims-now-the-arena-football-leagues-receiving-leader. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  15. "AFL Announces All-Arena First and Second Teams". arenafootball.com. August 21, 2017. Archived from the original on September 16, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170916034752/http://www.arenafootball.com/articles/afl-announces-all-arena-first-and-second-teams. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  16. "TRANSACTIONS – 2017". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180322142437/https://www.cfl.ca/transactions-2017/. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  17. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 28, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180328013828/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Baltimore_Brigade-235/transactions/. Retrieved March 27, 2018.

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