After playing outside safety in his first season at Baylor, Ray Sims moved to running back during spring practice, a position he played in high school, and emerged sharing the No. 2 position on the Bears' depth chart with fifth-year senior Jacoby Jones.
2007: Saw action in 11 games as a junior college transfer, mainly on special teams ... Had four tackles (two solos) on season ... Totaled two tackles (one solo) vs. Texas State ... Also registered a solo stop at No. 20 Kansas and an assisted tackle vs. Texas Tech ... 112 of 121 snaps played were on special teams ... Earned first Baylor letter.
Junior College: Credited with 72 tackles, 1.5 sacks and an interception as a sophomore outside linebacker at Navarro [Texas] Texas ... Honorable mention all-conference pick ... Played free safety as a Bulldog rookie ... Drew interest from Iowa State, TCU and Hawaii before signing with Baylor ... Coached by Ray Woodard at Navarro College.
High School: Corsicana High School, Corsicana, Texas ... As a senior, totaled 154 tackles and five interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns, en route to first-team all-district honors ... Also spent part of senior season at running back for the Tigers, where he rushed for 265 yards and four touchdowns for an 11-2 Corsicana squad which advanced to the third round of the state playoffs for the first time since 2000 ... Reunited with former Corsicana teammates Jay Finley and Courtney Green, as well as former Coca-Cola All-Star Game teammates Antonio Jones and Jameon Hardeman, at Baylor ... Coached by Dave Henigan at the District 14-4A school.
Personal: The son of Ray and Barbara Sims Sr., Ray A. Sims was born July 20, 1986 ... General studies major.