David Sims (running back)

David Sims (born October 26, 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former professional American football player who played running back for three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks. He led the National Football League in touchdowns in 1978 with 15, but suffered a career-ending injury early the next season. He played college football for Georgia Tech and was elected to the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame in 1985.[1]

David Sims
Born:October 26, 1955 (age 63)
Atlanta, Georgia
Career information
Position(s)Running back
CollegeGeorgia Tech
NFL draft1977 / Round: 7 / Pick: 169
Career history
As player
1977–1979Seattle Seahawks


  1. ^ "Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame". RamblinWreck.com. Georgia Tech Athletic Association. Retrieved 2007-03-04.
1977 NFL Draft

The 1977 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held May 3–4, 1977, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, New York. The league also held its first supplemental draft, which took place after the regular draft and before the regular season.

1977 Seattle Seahawks season

The 1977 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's second campaign in the National Football League. The 1977 season was the team's first in the AFC West. The Seahawks lost five of their first six games. On October 30, the Seahawks earned their second win of the season when quarterback Jim Zorn returned from an injury and threw four touchdown passes in a 56-17 win over the Buffalo Bills at the Kingdome. Two weeks later, the team recorded its first shutout, beating the Jets 17-0 in New York. The Seahawks would go on to finish with a 5-9 record, winning their final two games in the process.

David Sims

David Sims is the name of:

David Sims (running back) (born 1955), former American football running back with the Seattle Seahawks

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Dave Sims (born 1953), Seattle-based sportscaster

Dave Sims (rugby player) (born 1969), former rugby player

Dave Sims (swimmer), member of the USA's 1980 Olympic team

David Sims (biologist) (born 1969), professor in marine biology

David Sims (photographer) (born 1966), British fashion and beauty photographer

David Wm. Sims (born 1963), American musician

Seattle Seahawks draft history

This page is a list of the Seattle Seahawks NFL draft selections. The first draft the Seahawks participated in was 1976, in which they made defensive tackle Steve Niehaus of Notre Dame their first-ever selection.

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