Charles Sims (American football)
Sims in 2014
|No. 34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Date of birth:||September 19, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Houston, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||214 lb (97 kg)|
|High school:||Houston (TX) Westbury|
|College:||Houston, West Virginia|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 69|
|Roster status:||Injured reserve|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2016|
Charles Edwards Sims (born September 19, 1990) is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston and West Virginia.
Sims attended Westbury High School in Houston, Texas, where he played football and ran track. He was named District 21-4A MVP and first team All-District as a junior after rushing for 1,018 yards and 17 touchdowns, while adding 37 receptions for 425 yards and two scores. In track & field, Sims posted personal-bests of 11.15 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 6.70 meters (21-10.5) in the long jump.
Sims attended the University of Houston from 2009 to 2012, graduating in the spring. As a freshman he was the Conference USA Freshman of the Year after rushing for 698 yards and nine touchdowns. He was redshirted in 2010 for academic reasons. He returned in 2011 and was a first team All-Conference USA after rushing for 821 yards on 110 carries and nine touchdowns. During his final season at Houston in 2012, he was the Andre Ware Offensive MVP and a second team All-Conference USA after rushing for 851 yards on 142 carries with 11 touchdowns.
For his senior year in 2013, Sims transferred to West Virginia University. He was named the team's starter before the season. He rushed for 1,095 yards on 208 carries (5.3 avg) and 11 touchdowns, while catching 45 passes for 401 yards and three touchdowns. He was named a first-team All-Big 12 while adding the honor of conference offensive newcomer of the year.
|Year||Team||Att||Yards||Avg||Long||Rush TDs||Rec||Yards||Rec TDs|
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 0 in||214 lb||31 in||8 1⁄4 in||4.48 s||1.56 s||4.30 s||7.16 s||37.5 in||10 ft 6 in||17 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
On October 10, 2016, Sims was placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in week 4 against the Denver Broncos.
- Charles Sims - Yahoo Sports
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- Charles Sims Tabbed As First Team All-Big 12, Rookie Of The Year
- NFL Draft Scout
- NFL Draft results 2014: Buccaneers take Charles Sims in 3rd round
- Smith, Scott (October 10, 2016). "Hansbrough Promoted as Sims Goes to I.R.". Buccaneers.com.
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