Billy Sims

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Birthday
18, 1955
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO

About

Running back who was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and played five seasons in the NFL with the Detroit Lions before his career was cut short by a knee injury.

Before Fame

He played varsity football at Hooks High School and rushed for 7,738 total yards, which was a state record at the time.

Trivia

He won the Heisman Trophy in 1978.

Family Life

When he was in the eighth grade, he moved to Hooks, Texas, to live with his grandmother.

Associated With

He played for head coach Barry Switzer at the University of Oklahoma.