Rivals.com analyst Brian Perroni ranks the Big 12's 2011 recruiting classes by position. Texas coach Mack Brown sure didn't show any signs of a losing season or coaching changes, as the Longhorns have the No. 1 class in...[details]
"On the Hoof: Sims isn't the biggest back, but he is compact and muscular. He is built like Miami signee Eduardo Clements.
Needs Improvement: Doing whatever it takes to be durable and stay healthy. Being strong and flexible is a must. He may need to be a little more patient while his blocks set up.
Most Impressive: He can change directions on a dime, is hard to see when he hits the line of scrimmage, and is an excellent pass receiver out of the backfield. Sims is like a pinball bouncing off defenders as he gains maximum speed on the way to the end zone. His game is a lot like fellow Texan LaDainian Tomlinson.
Conclusion: Barring an injury, I can see him getting playing time as a freshman. He is pound-for-pound one of the toughest backs in the country. He can also be dangerous as a return man and receiver. He has the makings of an all-conference performer.
" — 6/2/2010
Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at th...[Complete Bio]