Blake Sims
Blake Sims


Gainesville, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202




58 Student-Athletes Slated for Commencement Including 11 All-Americans

That total includes 11 who earned All-America honors during their Crimson Tide career and three that earned one of the NCAA's highest academic honors


The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.


Alabama's First Scrimmage of the Spring in the Books

Blake Sims throws for 227 yards and two scores; Trey DePriest leads defense with eight tackles


Alabama Completes First Scrimmage of Spring Practice

AJ McCarron throws for 291 yards and four touchdowns


Alabama to Face Georgia in SEC Championship Game

Two division champions to meet in the Georgia Dome


58 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in Spring Graduation

58 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in Spring Graduation


Spring Football Practice Update

Spring Football Practice Update


Spring Practice #6: One-on-One with Blake Sims

Spring Practice #6: One-on-One with Blake Sims

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Has played in 10games, mostly as backup quarterback ... has run the ball 30 times for 187 yards and two touchdowns ...was 5-for-10 passing for 77 yards. Arkansas: Rushed twice for 25 yards and scored first career touchdown ... completed 9-yard pass. Florida Atlantic: Rushed six times for two yards and completed a pass for 35. Missouri: Rushed for 36 yards on one carry. Tennessee: Ran four times for 10 yards. Mississippi State: Rushed three times from the wildcat for 19 yards. Western Carolina: Ran the ball eight times for 70 yards, with a 5-yard touchdown ... 2-for-6 passing for 27 yards. Auburn: Ran the ball six times for 25 yards. Notre Dame: Came off the bench to play quarterback in relief of AJ McCarron in a 42-14 victory in the Discover BCS National Championship Game.

2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Sims settled into his role at running back for the Crimson Tide in 2011 ... saw action in five games and rushed the ball 22 times for 107 yards ... ran for six first downs and averaged 4.9 yards per carry. Kent State: Saw his first career action and carried the ball six times for 16 yards. North Texas: Broke free with a 15-yard burst against UNT ... rushed three times for 13 yards. Vanderbilt: Carried the ball eight times for four yards ... caught two passes for 18 yards. Mississippi: Carried the ball five times for 74 yards with a long run of 45 yards.

2010 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted as a true freshman in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Blake Sims was an explosive athlete out of the state of Georgia where he twice earned AAA All-State honors by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Associated Press in 2009 ... the four-star prospect played quarterback for head coach Bruce Miller's state runner-up squad in 2009 ... the No. 33 athlete nationally by Rivals.com and the No. 63 athlete by ESPNU ... rated eighth in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's 2010 Top 50 prospects in Georgia ... No. 111 on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... ranked as the No. 43 player in Georgia by SuperPrep Magazine ... a PrepStar All-American at quarterback ... completed 150-of-254 pass attempts as a senior for 2,288 yards ... threw for 28 touchdowns while carring the ball 115 times for 863 yards (7.5 per carry) and 13 rushing touchdowns ... totaled 3,736 all-purpose yards and 49 total touchdowns ... threw for 2,785 yards as a junior in 2008 while rushing for 822 yards and 15 scores ... chose Alabama over Tennessee, Georgia, Florida State, Michigan and Mississippi.