Recently, I had the pleasure to speak with Iowa State strong safety, David Sims.  David spoke about life in the Big 12, adjusting from junior college to division one ball and getting ready to play in the East-West Shrine Bowl on January 22nd.  He also explained what happened that caused him to be suspended for the first game of the season.

What are your official size and weight?

I am 5-9 and 206 lbs.

What was the biggest adjustment or was there one going from junior college (Butte) to playing Big 12 football?

I have to say it was the size of the playbook and watching film.  Playing at this level compared to junior college it was real simple if you don’t know the playbook inside and out you don’t play.

Let’s talk about the Oklahoma game this year.  Holy smokes

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