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Twenty-eighth time's a charm for Kansas

It's over, finally. The last 27 times Kansas has taken the field against a Big 12 opponent, they've walked away losers. That changed on Saturday thanks to James Sims and a Kansas rushing attack that piled up 313 yards on the day, 211 coming from Sims alone. The Jayhawks beat West Virginia 31-19 for their first Big 12 victory under Charlie Weis. Kansas also ended the Mountaineers...
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas snaps Big 12 losing streak, beats WVU 31-19

James Sims rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Kansas snapped a 27-game Big 12 losing streak Saturday with a 31-19 victory over West Virginia. Thousands of fans stormed onto the field embracing players and coaches and eventually tearing down the south goalpost. Sims, who recorded a career-high on 22 carries, broke runs of 62 and 68 yards while Kansas (3-7, 1-6 Big 12...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

James Sims: Let The Jayhawk Throw The Ball

Jr. QB Jake Heaps is averaging 5.8 yards per pass attempt, good for 108th best in the country. His 10.8 yards per completion rank eighth out of eight regular starting quarterbacks in the Big 12 (excluding Texas and West Virginia starters).Kansas isn't running the ball well, and they're not throwing the ball downfield either. That means it's time to put Sr. RB James Sims...
Via Football Nation
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jayhawks still hanging hat on ground game

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) James Sims sat at home, his day becoming worse the longer the game on TV dragged on. Kansas was hosting Rice in the second game last season, but Sims wasn't at Memorial Stadium. Suspended for the season's first three games for a drunken-driving arrest, he watched the game alone rather than on the sideline next to teammates he couldn't help. Sims...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sims, Heaps lead Kansas past South Dakota 31-14

James Sims scored twice and Jake Heaps passed for 110 yards and one TD in his much-anticipated debut, leading Kansas past South Dakota 31-14 Saturday night and matching the Jayhawks' entire victory total of 2012. His yardage may not look impressive. But Heaps displayed a strong arm and a quick release in his first action since transferring from BYU, where he smashed most freshman...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jayhawks RB Sims back from 3-game suspension

(Eds: Updates.) An underwhelming win against South Dakota State, a fourth-quarter meltdown against Rice and a closer-than-expected loss to No. 17 TCU have left Kansas looking for a spark. James Sims could provide it. The Jayhawks' top returning rusher is back from a three-game suspension for violating team rules - he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in April - and...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mistake leads to murky future for Sims

For the Kansas Jayhawks, bright spots on the field during the past two seasons have been few and far between. One that has shone the most consistently, however, has been running back James Sims - though an off-the-field mistake might have him on the outside looking in as the Charlie Weis Era on Mount Oread begins.
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Weis suspends RB Sims for three games

Kansas coach Charlie Weis has suspended James Sims for the first three games of the 2012 season after the Jayhawks' leading rusher was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence. Weis announced the suspension Monday, citing a violation of team rules. The Kansas athletics department declined to specify the rules. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

KU's Sims suspended for first three games

LAWRENCE, Kan. Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis announced here Monday afternoon that rising junior running back James Sims has been suspended for the first three games of the 2012 season for a violation of team rules. "Every player on our team knows and understands our rules and regulations," said Weis. "They also know the consequences for violations."...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks RB Sims Arrested for DUI

Kansas Jayhawks RB Sims Arrested for DUICharlie Weis isn’t having a very smooth spring practice season thus far.  The Kansas Jayhawks’ No.1 junior running back, James Sims was arrested yesterday image credit: by university police on charges of a DUI. The Kansas athletic department has informed the press that any disciplinary action taken will be decided by head coach...
Via BeyondUSports
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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