Sims adds Wuerffel watchlist to preseason accolades – Football – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

THE APARTMENTS – Georgia Tech junior football defensive back Myles Sims (Atlanta, Ga./Westlake) is one of 115 NCAA Division I FBS student-athletes on the official watchlist for the 2022 Wuerffel Trophy Watchlist, which is dubbed “College Football’s Premier Prize.” for community service.

Sims, who was named to the 2022 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team last week, has dedicated his time and talents to a number of community service initiatives during his three years at Georgia Tech, including Habitat for Humanity. and the Salvation Army. Perhaps most notably, shortly after graduating from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in May, Sims joined a group of 16 Georgia Tech student-athletes from multiple sports to embark on the fourth service trip. international Jackets Without Borders from Tech.

Returning after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Jackets Without Borders returned to Puerto Rico in 2022 to continue assisting with rehabilitation after the devastating hurricanes that tore through the island in 2017. Thanks in Much to the efforts of Sims and leadership, the group was able to lay all the foundations for a home in less than a week.

Created in 2005 and named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel, the Wuerffel Trophy honors college football student-athletes who serve others, celebrate their positive impact on society, and inspire greater service in world and best combine exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement. . The 2022 Wuerffel Trophy semi-finalists will be announced in November, followed by the finalists on November 22. The winner will be announced in December and the 2022 Wuerffel Trophy presentation will take place on February 24, 2023 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Previous winners are Tim Tebow (Florida – 2008), Barrett Jones (Alabama – 2011) and Matt Barkley (USC – 2012). Stanford’s Isaiah Sanders received the honor in 2021.


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