2012: Part of the program's offensive line ... played in eight games with three starts ... helped pave the way five 100-yard rushing games from Houston running backs ... was a member of an offensive line that gave up just 18 sacks, a number that ranked second in Conference USA ... team ranked 15th nationally in total offense.
2011: Saw action as a reserve offensive lineman, earning his second letter with the program.
2009: Appeared in nine games at defensive line ... Made his collegiate debut at C-USA rival Tulane... Broke up a pass against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale.
High School: Played for head coach Keith Magee at Westbury High... Helped lead Rebels to 8-2 record district championship and berth in the second round of the state playoffs ... Ranked No. 81 defensive tackle by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 104 defensive tackle by Scout.com... Named First Team All-District as a senior ... Teammate of Charles Sims.
Personal: Full name is DeAnthony Dontey Sims ... Born Dec. 18, 1990, in Houston ... Son of Matilda White ... majoring in sociology.