Football

Darrius Sims - 6

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Whitehaven

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182

Position:
DB/RS

Experience:
HS

Darrius Sims

08/10/2013

Offense shines in Saturday night scrimmage

Carta-Samuels sharp in leading Dores

01/04/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Houston - BBVA Compass Bowl (Russell)

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01/01/2014

BBVA Compass Bowl Practice at Hoover HS (Jan. 1, 2014)

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11/25/2013

Vanderbilt at Tennessee 11/23/13 (Justice)

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11/23/2013

Vanderbilt at Tennessee 11/23/13 (Howell)

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11/16/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (Howell)

Photos from Vanderbilt's football game against Kentucky on Nov. 16, 2013.

2013
Sims was one of three true freshmen to see action for the 'Dores during the regular season, contributing as a cornerback and return specialist... Played in all 13 games... Finished 10 total tackles, including eight solo stops... Also contributed a fumble recovery and pass defended... Was one of the SEC's top kickoff returners, averaging 22.8 yards on 25 returns... Posted season best return of 71 yards in win at Tennessee... Registered three solo tackles at South Carolina, and a pair of unassisted stops against both Texas A&M and UAB.

High School
Senior co-captain... Three-year starter at cornerback... Played instrumental role as CB and WR in Whitehaven's first state title campaign... Was named Defensive MVP in thrilling 36-35 6A state championship victory over Maryville that capped 15-0 record... As senior, earned First Team All-State honors after contributing 68 tackles, 40 solo tackles, four INTs and 13 pass breakups... Accounted for seven TDs as senior, including two INT returns and three punt returns... Two-time Commercial Appeal "Best of the Preps" recipient... Hauled in a pair of INTs in postseason AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game... Sprinted in track and lettered in basketball.

Personal
Darrius D. Sims... Son of Phyllis Carter... Born Oct. 26, 1994... Has two brothers, DeMario and DeMarcus; and two sisters, Joselyn and Deeleon... Godparents are Marvin and Trione Cooper... Prep teammate of Vanderbilt wide receiver Gerald Perry.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 3 at So. Carolina, 9/14/2013
Longest KR: 71, at Tennessee 11/23/2013


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