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    Saturday, February 17, 2007

    FSU Player Profile: Marcus Sims

    Marcus Sims will definitely play a larger role for the Noles this year at running back with the graduation of Lorenzo Booker. Following in the footsteps of his older brother, Ernie Sims, Marcus will be a sophomore for the 2007 season.

    Sims was one of the top prospects in the state, looking to continue a long line of family tradition at Florida State...a four-star player and No. 4 inside linebacker in the nation according to the No. 8 overall prospect on's Postseason Florida Top 100 and is a member of the Rivals100 for 2006...ranked as the No. 54 overall player nationally in The ESPN 150 for 2006...a four-star player by the 11th best linebacker in the PrepStar100...a member of PrepStar's Preseason Top 100 Dream Team after running for 1,154 yards and 17 touchdowns on offense and making 84 stops on defense as a junior...a first team all-state selection for Class 1A by the Florida Sports Writers Association after finishing his senior season with 175 carries for 1,626 yards and 23 touchdowns from the running back position...also starred on defense for NFC, recording 130 tackles, five sacks, four fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles at linebacker...represented Team Florida in the annual CaliFlorida Bowl and was named to Rivals' Florida Hot 11 list based on his performance during the weeks' practices and ensuing game.

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