George Sims (American football)

George Pollard "Gabby" Sims Jr.[1] (born October 23, 1927) is a former American football defensive back who played for the Los Angeles Rams. He played college football at Baylor University, having previously attended Seymour High School in Seymour, Texas. He is a member of the Baylor University Athletics Hall of Fame.[2][3][4]

George "Gabby" Sims
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Sims pictured c. 1949 at Baylor
No. 17
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1927-10-23) October 23, 1927 (age 93)
Afton, Texas
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school:Seymour (TX)
College:Baylor
NFL Draft:1949 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

After enlisting in the Army, Sims played for the Army's Fort Ord Warriors from fall 1951 until he mustered out in 1953.[5] Released by the Rams and the Army to the Dallas Texans, he ended up in camp with the Baltimore Colts in 1953.[6] He was cut by the Colts in September 1953 to reduce their squad to 40 men.[7]

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