Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (rs jr): Played in 12 games for Georgia Tech ... Intercepted one pass and recorded three pass breakups on the season ... Registered 43 tackles, including 28 solo ... Picked off his one pass for the season in a win over Western Carolina (9/10) ... Recorded season-high four solo tackles and five total tackles vs. Mississippi (9/17) and against Virginia Tech (11/5).
2021 (rs soph): Saw action in final 11 games of the season and made three starts in the secondary — one at cornerback at Virginia (Oct. 23) and two at nickel vs. No. 6 Notre Dame (Nov. 20) and No. 1 Georgia (Nov. 27) … Totaled 18 tackles, including one for loss, on the season … Tied for second on the team with four pass breakups … Tied for team lead with two fumble recoveries (Sept. 18 at No. 6 Clemson and Nov. 6 at Miami) … After tallying just one tackle over the first four games of the season (at Clemson), recorded 24 over the final eight contests, with multiple stops in six of the last eight games of the campaign … Opened the sizzling back half of the season with three tackles against Pitt (Oct. 2) … Followed that up with five stops in win at Duke (Oct. 9) … Had two stops apiece against UVA and Virginia Tech (Oct. 30) … Notched a career-high seven tackles at Notre Dame … Closed the season with four stops against UGA … Was credited with two pass breakups against Virginia Tech and one apiece against Duke and Virginia.
2020 (rs soph – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Played in eight games and made the first two starts of his career at cornerback … Started the first two games of the season at Florida State (Sept. 12) and versus UCF (Sept. 19) … Finished the season with 15 tackles (including one for loss) and two pass breakups … Turned in an impressive showing in his first-career start at FSU, recording a season-high five tackles (four solo) and breaking up a pair of passes to help lead Tech to the 16-13 triumph … Recorded four tackles (three solo) in his next start against UCF … Notched a pair of solo tackles against eventual College Football Playoff participant Notre Dame (Oct. 31) … In his final game of the season, had three solo tackles, including one for loss, at NC State (Dec. 5).
2019 (redshirt fr): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve defensive back … Despite limited opportunities, recorded 16 tackles (15 solo) and three pass breakups … Made his debut at Georgia Tech in the season-opener at then-No. 1 Clemson (Aug. 29) … Recorded his first solo tackles against South Florida (Sept. 7) and at Temple (Sept. 28) … Took down two offensive players against North Carolina (Oct. 5) … Tallied four tackles (three solo) at Virginia (Nov. 9) and also recorded his first pass breakup … Registered a tackle and a pass breakup against Virginia Tech (Nov. 16) … Had his best game of the season against then-No. 4 Georgia (Nov. 30), totaling a career-high five solo tackles and his third pass breakup of the season.
—at University of Michigan—
2018 (fr): Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Attended Westlake High School (Atlanta, GA) ... Coached by Kareem Reid ... Rated as a 4-star prospect by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN coming out of Westlake H.S. … Tabbed as the No. 79 overall player in the nation and the No. 7 cornerback in the class of 2016 by Rivals … Two-time all-region honoree … Recorded six pass breakups and two interceptions as a senior despite opposing offenses generally avoiding to throw in his direction … Selected to participate in 2018 Under Armour All-America Game … Helped lead Westlake to 2017 regional championship … Coached by Kareem Reid.
Graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2022 with bachelor’s degree in business administration … Pursuing graduate studies in business administration … Member of ACC academic honor roll … Participated in Georgia Tech athletics’ Jackets Without Borders international service trip to Villa del Rio, Puerto Rico in May 2022 to assist with continued hurricane rehabilitation efforts following the storms that devastated the island in 2017 ... On 10/21/22, Sims was nominated for the Wuerrfel Trophy, an award honoring outstanding community service .... Social media: Twitter: @simsmyles
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