Florida State hasn’t signed a high school quarterback for two consecutive seasons, but it already has a good one committed for the class of 2020 in Jacksonville’s Jeff Sims. And the rest of the college football landscape will get a chance to observe Sims’ potential this summer, as he recently secured an invitation to the 2019 Elite 11 Finals, the marquee national showcase for QB prospects.
Sims (6’3, 195), from Sandalwood High School, is currently a three-star prospect, considered the nation’s No. 31 prostyle signal-caller. He committed to the Seminoles on February 2, about a week after being offered by FSU, and has an impressive list of offers from other programs, including Georgia, LSU, Tennessee, Penn State, and many others.
Our Bud Elliott was in attendance at the Orlando Opening, home of this weekend’s Elite 11 Orlando event, where Sims had a chance to show out. And did he ever, earning the QB MVP award. Elliott offered this review of Sims’ performance: “He was one of the top two QBs there, along with Carson Beck. He threw it well and shows good arm talent. He has some things to clean up mechanically, but he’s good. I doubt he gets a fourth star right now, because he just got bumped to 88, but he’s certainly on track.”