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Myles Sims

Myles Sims - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year R-Senior
Height 6-3
Weight 190
Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
High School Westlake H.S.
Last School Michigan
Myles Sims - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2023 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in 12-of-13 games with nine starts at cornerback … Tied for the team lead and 19th nationally with two fumble recoveries … Ranked fourth on the team in pass breakups (5) and tied for fourth in total passes defended (6) … After being limited by injury and recording just three total tackles over the first three games of the season, had a breakout performance at Wake Forest (Sept. 23) with a career-high 10 tackles in the Yellow Jackets’ 30-16 win … Stuffed the stat sheet with eight tackles, a half-tackle for loss and his first pass breakup of the season in 23-20 win at No. 17 Miami (Fla.) (Oct. 7) … Broke up passes in three-straight games vs. No. 17 North Carolina (Oct. 28), at Virginia (Nov. 4) and at Clemson (Nov. 11) … Also had a tackle for loss and his only interception of the season, which thwarted a Virginia drive in the red zone, in the Yellow Jackets’ 45-17 win at UVA … Recovered a fumble to kickstart Georgia Tech’s comeback from an early 17-3 deficit in the Jackets’ 30-17 win over UCF in the Gasparilla Bowl.

2022 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 12 games at cornerback, extending his streak of consecutive starts to 14-straight games … Ranked seventh on the team with 43 tackles … Three pass breakups were tied for third on the squad … Recorded multiple tackles in 11-of-12 games, tallied at least three tackles in 10-of-12 contests and had at least four stops in 7-of-12 games … Recorded his first-career interception and a pass breakup in win over Western Carolina (Sept. 10) … Matched a season-high three times with five tackles against Ole Miss (Sept. 17), at Virginia Tech (Nov. 5) and vs. Miami (Fla.) (Nov. 12) … Had four stops apiece vs. No. 4 Clemson (Sept. 5), at No. 24 Pitt (Oct. 1), vs. Duke (Oct. 8) and at Florida State (Oct. 29) … Had a tackle for loss against Clemson … Member of the official watch lists for the AFCA Good Works Team and Wuerffel Trophy, which both recognize student-athletes for their work in the community … Earned Good Works Team and Wuerffel Trophy nominations for his work with Habitat for Humanity, the Salvation Army and Jackets Without Borders, Georgia Tech’s May 2022 international service trip to Puerto Rico rebuild homes in areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

2021 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in final 11 games of the season and made three starts in the secondary — one at cornerback at Virginia (Oct. 23) and two at nickel vs. No. 6 Notre Dame (Nov. 20) and No. 1 Georgia (Nov. 27) … Totaled 18 tackles, including one for loss, on the season … Tied for second on the team with four pass breakups … Tied for team lead with two fumble recoveries (Sept. 18 at No. 6 Clemson and Nov. 6 at Miami) … After tallying just one tackle over the first four games of the season (at Clemson), recorded 24 over the final eight contests, with multiple stops in six of the last eight games of the campaign …  Opened the sizzling back half of the season with three tackles against Pitt (Oct. 2) … Followed that up with five stops in win at Duke (Oct. 9) … Had two stops apiece against UVA and Virginia Tech (Oct. 30) … Notched a career-high seven tackles at Notre Dame … Closed the season with four stops against UGA … Was credited with two pass breakups against Virginia Tech and one apiece against Duke and Virginia.

2020 (Redshirt Sophomore – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Played in eight games and made the first two starts of his career at cornerback … Started the first two games of the season at Florida State (Sept. 12) and versus UCF (Sept. 19) … Finished the season with 15 tackles (including one for loss) and two pass breakups … Turned in an impressive showing in his first-career start at FSU, recording a season-high five tackles (four solo) and breaking up a pair of passes to help lead Tech to the 16-13 triumph … Recorded four tackles (three solo) in his next start against UCF … Notched a pair of solo tackles against eventual College Football Playoff participant Notre Dame (Oct. 31) … In his final game of the season, had three solo tackles, including one for loss, at NC State (Dec. 5).

2019 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve defensive back … Despite limited opportunities, recorded 16 tackles (15 solo) and three pass breakups … Made his debut at Georgia Tech in the season-opener at then-No. 1 Clemson (Aug. 29) … Recorded his first solo tackles against South Florida (Sept. 7) and at Temple (Sept. 28) … Took down two offensive players against North Carolina (Oct. 5) … Tallied four tackles (three solo) at Virginia (Nov. 9) and also recorded his first pass breakup … Registered a tackle and a pass breakup against Virginia Tech (Nov. 16) … Had his best game of the season against then-No. 4 Georgia (Nov. 30), totaling a career-high five solo tackles and his third pass breakup of the season.

2018 (Michigan): Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Rated as a four-star prospect by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN coming out of Westlake H.S. … Tabbed as the No. 79 overall player in the nation and the No. 7 cornerback in the class of 2016 by Rivals … Two-time all-region honoree … Recorded six pass breakups and two interceptions as a senior despite opposing offenses generally avoiding to throw in his direction … Selected to participate in 2018 Under Armour All-America Game … Helped lead Westlake to 2017 regional championship … Coached by Kareem Reid.

Personal: Graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2022 with bachelor’s degree in business administration … Pursuing graduate studies in business administration … Member of ACC academic honor roll.

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