A to Z with Breon Sims
Published: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:36 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:36 p.m.
POSITION: Defensive tackle/fullback/tight end
JERSEY NUMBER: 30
WEIGHT: 246 pounds
A rea football player I would pay to watch play: J.R. Bass from Lafayette. He has the speed, he knows how to run the ball and he knows what to do with it.
B est movie I've ever seen: The new “Red Dawn” movie. They were fighting for their lives and for their freedom.
C oach Andrew Thomas' best words of advice for me: ‘‘Go out and play hard and don't give up no matter what happens and play physical.”
D efeating Lafayette last Friday for the fourth time in two seasons and advancing to the third round of the playoffs for just the third time in school history was ... Wonderful because we only get one chance at doing it.
E asiest class or part of the school day: P.E. (physical education). You get a break from reading and doing school work, and you can work out.
F acing your former coach Chris Baker and the Newberry Panthers in tonight's state semifinals is ... Going to be great because he left us, and now we're going to go out there and beat some Panther butt.
G ame-winning scenario I have dreamed of: Scoring a touchdown in the state championship game.
H oisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the end of Super Bowl XLVII will be the ... New York Giants.
I nteresting thing about me away from football and basketball: I enjoy helping my granddad Ralph Sims Sr., cleaning up his yard and other things around the house.
J oker on the team: Jonathan Smith. He is just so funny and he knows how to make people laugh.
K ey to being a physical and effective fullback: Working out, staying in shape and having the right coaches to teach you the right things.
L east favorite Trenton sports moment: Losing to Jefferson County in last year's regional finals. It was one of the worst games that we ever played.
M y Christmas wish list includes ... To get a state championship ring.
N ickname: Fat Boy, because of how big I am.
O ne person in my life who inspires me most: My dad, Ralph Sims Jr. He has always supported me and kept me under control.
P lace to get the best meal in Trenton: The Cracker Box. It is the best place, and I order biscuits and gravy.
Q uick response to the possibility of playing for and winning Trenton's first state title in football: It would be great to get a chance to win a state title for the school.
R esponsibility of being a senior lineman and trying to stop Newberry running back Ra'kheem Hoyt tonight: Staying under control and playing smart.
S uperstition I have: When we warm up before every game, I sing along with the songs over the loudspeaker. It gets me pumped.
T he thing that impresses me most about our team's recent success, with back-to-back undefeated regular seasons and now playing in the state semifinals is ... Our defense. We step it up and go even harder every week.
U niversities or colleges considering: Dickinson State University (N.D.). I want to go somewhere and play college football.
V acation spot I'd love to go: Hawaii. It is a chill spot, and it is where all the girls are.
W atching teammate Cedric Stokes run is ... Great, because I grew up with him, and I know how he is.
X box, PlayStation or Wii?: Xbox 360. I like to play “NCAA Football 12.”
Y ear I was born: 1993.
Z oo animal I like most: Alligators, because they are big.
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