Meet The Newest Cowboy: Herschel Sims
Herschel Sims
Herschel Sims

Posted Feb 1, 2011


Herschel Sims is a five-star running back from Abilene, Texas.

RB Herschel Sims
5-9, 190, 4.5
Abilene, Texas
Senior Honors: First team All-District 5A-3, SuperPrep Elite 50, SuperPrep All-American (No. 8 RB in the nation), SuperPrep All-Region (No. 10 ranked player in Texas), Scout 5-star recruit, Scout No. 5 national ranking at RB, first team Texas Football Super Team, Texas Football Magazine Top 30 Running Back, Texas Football Magazine Top 300 Prospect, Dallas Morning News Top 100 National, State, and Area Prospect, Austin American Statesman Fab 55 Prospect.
Junior Honors: First team AP Class 5A Texas All-State, TSWA Class 5A Texas Offensive Player of the Year and first team All-State, Offensive MVP and first team All-District 5A-3.
Senior Stats: 103 carries for 709 yards (6.9 ypc), 5 TDs, 11 receptions for 111 yards (10.6 ypc), 1 TD.
Junior Stats: 267 carries for 2,352 yards (8.8 ypc), 33 TDs, 27 receptions for 436 yards (16.1 ypc), 5 TDs, 2 kickoff returns for TDs.
Other schools recruited by: TCU, Arkansas, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma, Rice, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tulsa, USC.
Greg Powers Signing Day Evaluation: Sims is a home-run back who makes big plays in big games. He has some very sick moves in the open field making him one of the toughest players in the game to bring down in a one-on-one scenario. He will remind many people of LaDainian Tomlinson, because he has great hands so he is also able to make some big plays in the passing game. Runs with good power despite his size, but is more of a threat outside the tackles at this point in his career.

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