Senior who is the incumbent at the left guard position... possesses great body strength... has played in 28 games over the past three years, starting 11 times.
Started all 11 games at left guard... helped TCU to rank third in Conference USA and 19th in the country in scoring offense (32.9 points per game), third in C-USA and 19th in the nation in total offense (430.7 yards per game) and second in C-USA and 19th in the country in passing offense (264.6 yards per game).
Appeared in 12 of 13 games along the offensive line... also used on special teams... did not play in the Southern Miss contest... placed fifth in the shot put (49-11.25) at the Conference USA 2003 Indoor Track & Field Championships, despite just one day of practice prior to the meet.
Served as the second team left guard behind John Glud... saw limited action, appearing in five games, earning a letter... underwent arthroscopic knee surgery following spring drills.
Redshirted as a true freshman.
Rated as one of the top offensive linemen in the state of Texas... a State Top 100 selection by Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle, Austin American Statesman and Lubbock Avalanche Journal... received all-Greater Houston honors by the Houston Chronicle... two-time all-district... Lone Star Recruiting State Top 100... rated as one of the top players in the state of Texas by SuperPrep... three-year starter at Tomball... also lettered in track... finished second in the state in the Class 5A state meet in the shot put with a best throw of 64-feet plus... ranked third in the nation in the shot put... two-time state runner up... coached by Patt Patterson... chose TCU over Baylor, Houston, Oklahoma, Kansas State and Purdue.
Shane Marshall Sims is the son of Ted and Mary Sims... born July 14, 1982... working towards a degree in speech communications.