|| Tim Sims
At Stanford: Has started three of five games in 2007, contributing 19 tackles, his first career interception vs. Arizona State, 1.0 TFL (-3 yards) and one pass breakup
... Last Game at USC: 4 tackles
Career Game Highs: Total Tackles - 9, at UCLA (9/30/06) Solo - 7, at UCLA (9/30/06) Ast - 3, twice TFL - 1.0, three times Sacks - 1.0, vs. Arizona (10/14/06) FR - 1, vs. WSU (9/23/06) Int - 1.0, vs. Arizona State (9/29/07)
The 2007 Season: Finished his career with 89 tackles, 8.5 TFL, 1.0 sack, one interception, one fumble recovery and six pass breakups
... Contributed 31 tackles and picked off his first career pass versus Arizona State in 2007, while also recording 3.0 TFL and two pass breakups
Season Game Highs: Total Tackles - 7, vs. Oregon (9/22) Solo - 3, four times Ast - 4, vs. Oregon (9/22) Tackles for Loss - 1, three times Sacks - 1, three times
The 2006 Season: Had a breakout season by ranking fifth on the team with 54 tackles (39 solos, 15 assists), while co-leading the club with 5.5 tackles-for-loss for a team-best minus 27 yards ... Also added 1.0 sacks (-15 yards), four pass breakups and a fumble recovery while playing in 11 of 12 games with seven starts, including six straight from September 23 - November 4 ... Had a career-high nine tackles (also a career-best seven solos) to go with 1.0 tackle-for-loss and two pass breakups at UCLA before getting seven more with six solos and a tackle-for-loss in the team's next game at Notre Dame ... Had his sack against Arizona.
Season Game Highs: Total Tackles - 9, at UCLA (9/30) Solo - 7, at UCLA (9/30) Ast - 3, vs. WSU (9/23) TFL - 1.0, three times Sack - 1.0, vs. Arizona (10/14) FR - 1, vs. WSU (9/23).
The 2005 Season: Contributed four tackles (three solo, one assist) in eight games off the bench in the secondary ... Had a career-high three tackles versus Oregon.
The 2004 Season: Saw limited playing time in just one game as a backup cornerback.
The 2003 Season: Did not play as a true freshman ... Moved from wide receiver to cornerback midway through the season.
In High School: Played wide receiver and defensive back at Glades Central High School in Florida ... As a receiver, he caught 30 passes for 825 yards (27.5 yards per catch) and five touchdowns ... Named honorable mention All-State and Second-Team All-Area ... Participated in basketball for two seasons as well as track and field for three years ... Member of his team's 4x100 relay that won the state championship during his sophomore season ... Competed in the 100 and 200 meters in track and field ... His high school annually produces more NFL players than any other in the country.
Personal Information: Political Science major ... President of his school's chapter of the National Honor Society.
Getting To Know Tim Sims
Nickname: Soopa Sims
I would describe myself as a person as: Entertaining
What people don't know about me is: I like to watch golf
I pattern my play after: Champ Bailey
For me to improve as a person, I need to: Talk less and listen more
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Listening to music
Currently on my iPod: T.I. and Lil Wayne
My greatest athletic moment is: Making the goal line stop against UCLA
A friend from another college football team is: Jamaal Jenkins (South Florida)
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: Our camaraderie
The sports teams I followed when I was younger: Chicago Bulls and the San Francisco 49ers
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: Jerry Rice
The person I admire most is: My grandmother
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Beyonce
The three people in history I admire most are: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jackie Robinson
Favorite Website: facebook.com
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Hot dogs
If I were not playing college football, I would be: A typical college student
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My mother
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech
The favorite places I've visited: South Beach, Los Angeles
Hobbies: Playing video games
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Playing professional football
My advice to youngsters: Get the best education possible and follow your dream
Last Updated: December 18, 2007