2001 - Redshirt season.
NEWTON HS - Member of all-classes first team Top 33 by Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal... First team Class 5A First team All-Ark Valley Conference... Team defensive MVP as senior... Ranked among top linebacker prospects in state by MoKan Football... Led team and state in unassisted tackles... Three-year starter and lettered all four seasons... Was first freshman to earn a letter at Newton... High school football coach was Brent Glenn... Also earned three letters in track and field... Won state Class 5A shot put as senior with 53-7.75 mark.
PERSONAL - Born Nov. 27, 1982 in Newton, Kan... Parents are Jack and Pam Sims... Hopes to major in business... Enjoys vacations at the beach.