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  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Back to Football Forum with the Buccaneers Luncheon The Tampa Bay Buccaneers invite local business leaders and Bucs fans to enjoy lunch and a 2015 season preview with Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer, Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht, along with various players.

  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Buccaneers Academy FDOT Backpack Caravan While getting ready for their own kickoff on the football field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are proud to also help kick off the school year for young Bay-area Bucs fans!
  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Downtown Tampa SIEGE Celebration The Bucs will “SIEGE” Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park to celebrate the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Tampa’s historic Hispanic roots and the beginning of our regular season! This fun, free event will feature autographs from Bucs Legends, the Buccaneers Street Team, a Buccaneers Cheerleader performance and various food truck vendors!
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Launch Party for RED, the Buccaneers new Women’s Movement

    Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10th from 6pm-9pm at Raymond James Stadium to be a part of the Buccaneers all-new RED, the Women’s Movement!

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Back to Football Celebration at Glazer Children’s Museum Celebrate the season opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by joining us at a special Back to Football event at the Glazer Children’s Museum!
  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Titans Week 1
  • Tue., Sep. 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Build UnitedHealthcare volunteers, Bucs players, cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will construct Learning Garden kits at One Buccaneer Place that will teach students about growing healthy, sustainable foods.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Saints Week 2
  • Tue., Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Delivery Buccaneers staff will install Learning Gardens in seven Buccaneers Academies.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Texans Week 3
  • Tue., Sep. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation Vehicle Unveiling The new and improved Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation will be unveiled at Twin Lakes Elementary School!
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers Week 4
  • Tue., Oct. 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Rookie Club: Metropolitan Ministries LAMPLighters Fall Festival The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club, Cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will interact with the children through games, dancing, arts & crafts, and more during Metropolitan Ministries' Fall Festival.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the third-annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge highlighting the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration.

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Charles Sims
RB #34
Height:
6-0
Weight:
211
Age:
24
College:
West Virginia
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

CAR
13
YDS
16
AVG
1.2
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 66 185 2.8 20 1 19 190 10 24 0 2 1
2014 TB 8 0 66 185 2.8 20 1 19 190 10 24 0 2 1

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the third round (69th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Placed on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list on September 3.
  • Returned to the active roster on November 1.
  • Played in eight games on the season, finishing the year with 66 rushing attempts for 185 yards and one touchdown, with 19 catches for 190 yards.
  • Inactive at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut vs. Atlanta (11/9), recording 23 yards on eight rushes and two receptions for 17 yards.
  • Appeared at Washington (11/16), leading the team with 13 rushes for 36 yards while recording three receptions for eight yards.
  • At Chicago (11/23), rushed six times for 22 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards.
  • Against Cincinnati (11/30), tied for team-leading four receptions for 49 yards, and also rushed five times for six yards.
  • Caught a career-long 24-yard reception at  Detroit (12/7).
  • At Carolina (12/14), finished with seven rushes for 34 yards and three receptions for 45 yards.
  • Registered three receptions for 30 yards against Green Bay (12/21).
  • Recorded a season-high 69 rushing yards against New Orleans (12/28), while adding one reception for six yards.

COLLEGE:

  • During his collegiate career, started 39-of-48 games he appeared in, carrying the ball 592 times for 3,465 yards and 40 touchdowns, while also catching 203 passes for 2,108 yards and 11 touchdowns.
  • Spent one season at West Virginia (2013), after graduating from Houston.
  • In his lone season as a Mountaineer, started all 12 games he played in, recording career highs in rush attempts (208) and rushing yards (1,095), while adding 11 rushing touchdowns, the third-most in the Big 12.
  • Also had 45 receptions for 401 yards and three touchdowns and returned four kickoffs for 53 yards. His combined 1,549 yards from scrimmage were a career best.
  • Named Big 12 Conference co-Newcomer of the Year, with his 129.09 all-purpose yards per game ranking second in the league.
  • Totaled four 100-yard rushing games on the year.
  • Earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors after his performance against Oklahoma State (9/28/13), when he had a combined 142 yards rushing and receiving, with one touchdown run.
  • Prior to his time at West Virginia, played three seasons at Houston (2009-12), totaling 384 rushes and 29 touchdowns, with 158 catches for 1,707 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • Ranks third in Houston history in total touchdowns (37) and rushing touchdowns (29).
  • Registered eight 100-yard rushing performances as a Cougar.
  • In his redshirt junior season (2012), Sims led Houston in rushing for the third time, tallying 851 rushing yards and 142 attempts and 11 touchdowns, while contributing 37 receptions for 373 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Earned second-team All-Conference USA honors.
  • Totaled four 100-yard rushing performances on the season, including a career-best day against North Texas (10/6/12), with 21 rushes for 210 yards.
  • As a redshirt sophomore (2011), led the Cougars in rushing with 110 carries for 821 yards and nine touchdowns, while also adding 51 catches for 575 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Received first-team All-Conference USA honors.
  • Registered two 100-yard rushing games.
  • Named Conference USA Player of the Week after recording 207 rushing yards on only 10 carries at Tulane (11/10/11), setting a school record with 20.7 yards per rush. Also had two touchdown runs.
  • Redshirted in 2010.
  • As a true freshman in 2009, notched 132 carries for 698 yards and nine touchdowns, with a career-high 70 receptions for 759 yards and one touchdown, for a combined 1,457 all-purpose yards.
  • Named Conference USA Freshman of the Year.
  • Graduated from Houston with a degree in health.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Westbury High School (Houston, Texas).
  • Named District 21-4A MVP and first-team All-District.
  • Houston Chronicle Top 100 pick.
  • Third-team All-State selection by the Texas Sports Writers Association following his senior season.
  • Son of Dinetta Oliver.
  • Born Charles Edwards Sims on September 19, 1990 in Houston, Texas.

COMMUNITY:

  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the third round (69th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Placed on the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list on September 3.
  • Returned to the active roster on November 1.
  • Played in eight games on the season, finishing the year with 66 rushing attempts for 185 yards and one touchdown, with 19 catches for 190 yards.
  • Inactive at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut vs. Atlanta (11/9), recording 23 yards on eight rushes and two receptions for 17 yards.
  • Appeared at Washington (11/16), leading the team with 13 rushes for 36 yards while recording three receptions for eight yards.
  • At Chicago (11/23), rushed six times for 22 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards.
  • Against Cincinnati (11/30), tied for team-leading four receptions for 49 yards, and also rushed five times for six yards.
  • Caught a career-long 24-yard reception at  Detroit (12/7).
  • At Carolina (12/14), finished with seven rushes for 34 yards and three receptions for 45 yards.
  • Registered three receptions for 30 yards against Green Bay (12/21).
  • Recorded a season-high 69 rushing yards against New Orleans (12/28), while adding one reception for six yards.

COLLEGE:

  • During his collegiate career, started 39-of-48 games he appeared in, carrying the ball 592 times for 3,465 yards and 40 touchdowns, while also catching 203 passes for 2,108 yards and 11 touchdowns.
  • Spent one season at West Virginia (2013), after graduating from Houston.
  • In his lone season as a Mountaineer, started all 12 games he played in, recording career highs in rush attempts (208) and rushing yards (1,095), while adding 11 rushing touchdowns, the third-most in the Big 12.
  • Also had 45 receptions for 401 yards and three touchdowns and returned four kickoffs for 53 yards. His combined 1,549 yards from scrimmage were a career best.
  • Named Big 12 Conference co-Newcomer of the Year, with his 129.09 all-purpose yards per game ranking second in the league.
  • Totaled four 100-yard rushing games on the year.
  • Earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors after his performance against Oklahoma State (9/28/13), when he had a combined 142 yards rushing and receiving, with one touchdown run.
  • Prior to his time at West Virginia, played three seasons at Houston (2009-12), totaling 384 rushes and 29 touchdowns, with 158 catches for 1,707 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • Ranks third in Houston history in total touchdowns (37) and rushing touchdowns (29).
  • Registered eight 100-yard rushing performances as a Cougar.
  • In his redshirt junior season (2012), Sims led Houston in rushing for the third time, tallying 851 rushing yards and 142 attempts and 11 touchdowns, while contributing 37 receptions for 373 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Earned second-team All-Conference USA honors.
  • Totaled four 100-yard rushing performances on the season, including a career-best day against North Texas (10/6/12), with 21 rushes for 210 yards.
  • As a redshirt sophomore (2011), led the Cougars in rushing with 110 carries for 821 yards and nine touchdowns, while also adding 51 catches for 575 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Received first-team All-Conference USA honors.
  • Registered two 100-yard rushing games.
  • Named Conference USA Player of the Week after recording 207 rushing yards on only 10 carries at Tulane (11/10/11), setting a school record with 20.7 yards per rush. Also had two touchdown runs.
  • Redshirted in 2010.
  • As a true freshman in 2009, notched 132 carries for 698 yards and nine touchdowns, with a career-high 70 receptions for 759 yards and one touchdown, for a combined 1,457 all-purpose yards.
  • Named Conference USA Freshman of the Year.
  • Graduated from Houston with a degree in health.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Westbury High School (Houston, Texas).
  • Named District 21-4A MVP and first-team All-District.
  • Houston Chronicle Top 100 pick.
  • Third-team All-State selection by the Texas Sports Writers Association following his senior season.
  • Son of Dinetta Oliver.
  • Born Charles Edwards Sims on September 19, 1990 in Houston, Texas.

COMMUNITY:

  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.
 

Recent Videos

  • 2015 Featured Players: Sims

    Posted Apr 4, 2015

    Buccaneers.com's TJ Rives and former Buccaneer Anthony Becht feature running back Charles Sims as a player to watch in 2015 after showing his versatility during the 2014 season.

  • SLOW MO: Sims 8yd TD

    Posted Dec 28, 2014

    RB Charles sims finds an opening off-tackle for a 8-yard Buccaneers touchdown.