USF Football BIO
99 Tevin Mims
MIMS' CAREER HIGHS
2013: Named USF Defensive MVP…finished fifth on the team with 40 tackles and added six tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks…started eight games…missed two games due to an ankle injury…made 20 tackles in final five games after recovering from injury…posted two TFL vs. SMU…had five tackles, 1.5 TFL and 0.5 sacks at Houston…made five stops at Rutgers…logged seven tackles and a quarterback hurry at Michigan State…had career-best seven tackles in season opener vs. McNeese State…finished his two-year career at USF playing in 21 career games, with 19 starts, and posting 75 tackles, 9.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks.
2012: Started 11 games at defensive end ... missed the season finale against Pitt ... posted 35 tackles, two sacks, 3.5 TFL and a forced fumble ... opened the season with four tackles against Chattanooga ... tallied four tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at Nevada ... notched five tackles and a half TFL versus Rutgers ... added six stops against Florida St. ... posted two tackles and a sack at Temple ... tallied four tackles and a TFL at Louisville.
NAVARRO JUNIOR COLLEGE: Coached by Nick Bobeck at Navarro ... helped Navarro to a 10-2 record and a Southwest Junior College championship in 2011 ... posted 19 tackles, four sacks, seven TFL and three PBU.
TEXAS: Played in four games along the defensive line as a true freshman in 2009 ... redshirted in 2010 before transferring to Navarro.
STONY POINT HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Craig Chessher at Stony Point ... an all-state and two-time all-district selection at defensive end ... rated as one of the nation's top 20 weakside defensive ends by both ESPN and Rivals ... ranked as the state's 16th-best prospect overall by Rivals ... rated as the fifth-best DE in Texas by ESPN ... named the state's fifth-best defensive end prospect by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... helped Stony Point to a 22-5 record over his last two seasons ... recorded 122 tackles, 19 sacks, 49 TFL, 23 pressures, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and 13 PBD during that time ... tabbed third-team 5A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association and honorable mention by The Associated Press as a senior ... named District 16-5A Defensive MVP and first-team all-CenTex ... served as captain for a Stony Point Tigers team that finished a school-best 13-2 (7-0 in district play) and made a 5A state semifinal appearance ... registered 69 tackles, 15 sacks, 26 TFL, 13 pressures, two forced fumbles and nine PBD ... named first-team all-district 14-5A as a junior ... led the Tigers to a 9-3 record, their first district title and first playoff appearance in school history ... notched 53 tackles, four sacks, 23 TFL, 10 pressures and four PBD.
PERSONAL: Born in Beaumont, Texas ... moved to Round Rock at age nine ... volunteered with the Special Olympics ... mother, Glenda Gilliam, played basketball at Jarvis Christian College (1984-85) ... earned degree in interdisciplinary social science in December 2013.