PHILLIP SIMS RUMORS & GOSSIP
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Nick Saban is keeping Alabama's quarterback situation shrouded in as much mystery as possible.
The second-ranked Crimson Tide's coach said Monday that no decision has been made on whether Jake Coker or Blake Sims would start Saturday against West Virginia in Atlanta, or if both would play.
Saban did employ a baseball analogy involving Yankees manager...
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4 days ago
As we sit here just about a week until the 2014 college football season starts it’s hard to believe that the number two team in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide, still do not know who their starting quarterback will be.The Alabama Crimson Tide are about to enter a season without A.J. McCarron for the first time since 2010. The Tide experienced three of their best seasons in...
By: Stephen M. Smith | @ESPN_Future Originally Posted On | TouchdownAlabama.Net Since 2011, Alabama has had a set player at the quarterback position. As a three-year starter, AJ McCarron exuded toughness, confidence and leadership. He ended his tenure with 9,019 passing yards and 77 touchdowns. With McCarron in the National Football League, the Tide faces a new challenge...
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...
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.''
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May 31, 2013
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...
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.
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July 11, 2012
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...
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:
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“This was a very difficult decision because I’ve had a great experience at the University of Alabama and I’m thankful for...
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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.