Football

Darrius Sims - 6

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Whitehaven

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182

Position:
DB/RS

Experience:
HS

Darrius Sims

09/27/2014

Vanderbilt - Kentucky postgame notes

Kentucky 17, Vanderbilt 7

09/22/2014

Sims tabbed SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Sophomore's two kickoff TDs sets SEC, Vandy mark

09/21/2014

Returning for more: Sims takes back two kickoffs for TDs

Sophomore has returns of 91 and 100 yards

09/20/2014

Vanderbilt - South Carolina Postgame Notes

South Carolina 48, Vanderbilt 34

09/20/2014

Vanderbilt - South Carolina postgame quotes

South Carolina 48, Vanderbilt 34

09/27/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (USA Today)

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky - Sept. 27, 2014

09/20/2014

Vanderbilt Football vs. South Carolina

Vanderbilt Football vs. South Carolina

09/20/2014

Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina (Russell)

Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina; 9/20/14

01/04/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Houston - BBVA Compass Bowl (Russell)

VUcommodores.com

01/01/2014

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

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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: 100, vs. South Carolina 9/20/2014
Total KR: 5, vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014
KR Yards: 217, vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014
KR Touchdowns: 2, vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014
KR Average Yardage: 72.3 yards vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014


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