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PHILLIP SIMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Virginia coach London announces QB Sims ineligible

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Quarterback Phillip Sims' time at Virginia is finished. The heralded transfer from Alabama is ineligible to play and will leave the university after completing his current summer school session, coach Mike London announced Friday. London said in a statement released by the school that "Phillip did not make the commitment he needed to succeed here...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia announces QB Sims ineligible

Quarterback Phillip Sims' time at Virginia is finished. The heralded transfer from Alabama is ineligible to play and will leave the university after completing his current summer school session, coach Mike London announced Friday. London said in a statement released by the school that ''Phillip did not make the commitment he needed to succeed here.'' Sims, once...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC notebook: Virginia remains undecided at quarterback

Virginia unveiled its post-spring camp depth chart Monday without a defined starter named at quarterback. The depth chart lists, in order: David Watford or Greyson Lambert or Phillip Sims.Coach Mike London and his staff refused to acknowledge a pecking order. But some reports suggest there's more to the list than happenstance. When Michael Rocco left a few months ago, it seemed...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

At UVA, it's Rocco over Sims, for now

Quarterbacks with Phillip Sims' talent don't matriculate to Charlottesville, Virginia, to play their college football very often. Shawn Moore may be the best and most gifted signal caller in Wahoo history. He is the only one to lead UVa to a No. 1 national ranking (1990). Aaron Brooks was close and actually had a better NFL career. Matt Blundin, who also played basketball...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

NCAA Clears Sims, Let the Games Begins

Oh, you know football is right around the corner! The biggest question that needed to be answered before Fall Practices started in August was the status of transfer QB Phillip Sims. Well just a few hours ago, the NCAA handed down  their ruling in favor of Sims. This means two things: (1) that Sims can play in the 2012 football season and (2) he will have 3 years of eligibility...
Via Lambeth Field
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

NCAA grants Sims transfer waiver

Quarterback Phillip Sims has been granted a waiver to play at Virginia this season. The school says it was informed by the NCAA of the decision Wednesday. Sims, who was among the highest rated quarterbacks in the country coming out of Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake in 2010. He had a 48-4 record and set state records with 10,725 yards passing and 119 touchdown passes. He...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

College Football: Phillip Sims’ HS Coach Says QB Never Had a Chance at Alabama

Phillip Sims, the former Oscar Sims High School Standout who signed with the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2010, and was listed as the “co-starter” alongside A.J. McCarron at the start of last season, has opted to leave Tuscaloosa and try his wares elsewhere. However, his departure won’t come without a little commentary as to why and one of the statements made by Sims’ high school...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Game Changing

When you follow sports for as long as we have, you hear a ton of stories. Who is coming to UVa. Who is not coming to UVa. Why they aren’t coming to UVa. And why the hell are they going to Tech. We don’t usually write a column until things are done deals, but this one is very intriguing, and since I’m sick, I have a Saturday night free. The news of this weekend has been that...
Via Lambeth Field
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Backup QB to Transfer

Alabama Backup QB to TransferA once highly touted recruit who lost the QB competition to AJ McCarron , Phillip Sims is deciding to leave Alabama. In a statement released by the school, Sims was very gracious about changing his path: photo credit: al.com “This was a very difficult decision because I’ve had a great experience at the University of Alabama and I’m thankful for...
Via BeyondUSports
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama QB Phillip Sims Transferring

This time a year ago, the big question remained: Who would be the quarterback for Alabama in 2011? As it turned out, that would not be resolved until just prior to Bama's opening game of 2011 when AJ McCarron earned the starting job. By the end of the year McCarron was earning the Most Valuable Offensive Player Award as the Crimson Tide won the BCS National Championship.
Via alabama.scout.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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