Blake Sims is an American professional football player who has played as a quarterback for numerous teams like the professional American football team, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and another professional American football team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His most recent team was the Birmingham Iron, and after being released from the Irons, he has currently been placed on the list of free transfers.

He was interested in football from a young age. Also, He played for the football team of the University of Alabama, which goes by the name, The Alabama Crimson Tide football team. His best-ever career performance came in the year 2014 when he played with the Alabama Crimson Tide football team for a total of 14 matches. In these matches, he had 28 passing touchdowns, with 7 rushing touchdowns and 10 interceptions to his name.

Quick Info
Full NameBlake Sims
Date Of BirthJanuary 3, 1992
Birth PlaceGainesville, Georgia
FatherSonny Sims
MotherBernice Dorsey
Step- MotherTony Sims
SiblingsHunter Sims( Brother)
Marital StatusDivorced
Ex-WifeRafaela Souza ( married :2009–2013 )
Daughter's NameKyla Sims
ProfessionFootball player
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight99 kg
Age29 years
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlue
Net Worth$500,000 to $1 million.

Where was Blake born and raised?

Blake Sims was born on 3 January 1992 in Gainesville, Georgia, the United States, to a mother whose name is Bernice Dorsey and to his father, whose name is Sonny Sims. He was raised by his father and his stepmother, whose name is Tony Sims, although he is very close with his biological mother too. He grew up alongside his brother, whose name is Hunter Sims. Besides this, he is currently 29 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.

Blake Sims
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Nationality and Physical Stats

Blake Sims holds an American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding the football player’s religious ideology and beliefs. Besides this, he stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80m/180cms) tall and weighs around 99kgs (218lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic physique with dark brown coloured eyes and black coloured hair.


Blake Sims studied and completed his high schooling at the Gainesville High School located in Gainesville, Georgia. He was interested in football from a young age, so he also played football during his school days. For further studies, he studied at the University of Alabama, where he also played football for the college’s football team, Alabama Crimson Tide.

Personal Life

Blake Sims is currently divorced and single. He was married to his high school sweetheart, whose name is Rafaela Souza. She got pregnant before their marriage, and with his father’s permission, the couple tied knots and welcomed their daughter, whose name is Kyla Sims. After being together for over 4 years, the couple sadly separated due to the ups and downs in their relationship, but their relationship ended on good terms. Rafaela is still a good friend to Blake, and she frequently visits her daughter and her ex-husband. Besides this, there have been no rumours and gossips about Blake Sims being involved with some other woman and is currently focusing on his career.

When did Black Sims Start his football career?

Blake Sims used to play football during his schooling years and also used to run track. During his junior years in the school, he had already thrown over 2.7 thousand yards in the year 2008 and also had 15 scores to his name. As a senior, he had thrown for over 2.2 thousand yards and had 28 touchdowns to his name. In addition to this, he was also known as the number 33 athlete of the nation and the number 8 in the Top 50 prospects of Georgia. After his schooling career, he played for his college football team, the Alabama Crimson Tide.

He played for a total of four years with the team. In his debut season of 2011, he played 5 matches and threw for over 107 yards. In the 2012 season, he played a total of 10 matches and threw for over 187 yards. He had 2 rushing touchdowns to his name. In the 2013 season, he played 13 matches and threw 167 passing yards and 61 rushing yards. His breakthrough season was in the year 2014 when he played for a total of 14 matches and threw 3,487 passing yards and 350 rushing yards. He had 28 passing touchdowns with 10 interceptions and 7 rushing touchdowns to his name.


Toronto Argonauts

Blake Sims started his professional football career with the Toronto Argonauts on 28 May 2015, but without playing any games, he was released by the club on 7 June 2015. 

Blake Sims image source touch down ala bama
Blake Sims image source touch down ala Bama

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Blake Sims joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders on 29 July 2015 and was on the active roster for a game. His time with the Roughriders ended without making a single appearance, and he was released on 15 December 2015.

Wollongong Devils

Blake Sims travelled to Australia to play football and signed with the Wollongong Devils, who competed in the National Gridiron League.


Atlanta Falcons

Blake Sims spent a short period with the Atlanta Falcons as he was signed on 13 September 2016 and was released on 23 September 2016.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Blake Sims signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 28 December 2016 to play with the practice squad. He also signed a future contract with the team on 2 January 2017 but was waived on 28 August 2017.


Birmingham Iron

Blake Sims joined the Birmingham Irons on 27 November, who competed in the Alliance of American Football and was placed on injured reserve on 27 February 2019. He was released on 1 April 2019.

Blake Sims is currently listed among the free transfers.


Achievements and Achievements

Blake Sims was honoured by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Associated Press for the AAA All-State Honors in 2009. He was also in the Capital One Bowl Championship of the year 2011. Moreover, he has won numerous championships, including two BCS National Championships and two SEC Championships. Moreover, he was named the SEC Championship Game MVP of the year 2014. In addition to this, his name was also inducted in the Second-team All-SEC in the year 2014.

Blake Sims
Blake Sims image source bleacher report

Social Media

Blake Sims is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@_bsims6) has over 74 thousand followers, and his supposed Twitter account (@_bsims6) has over 38 thousand followers, but the account has not been verified yet.


What is Blake Sims’s Net Worth?

Blake Sims earns mostly from his professional football career, and as of the year 2020, he has been able to gather an estimated net worth from anywhere around $500,000 to $1 million.


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