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Darrius Sims talks Vanderbilt decision

Darrius Sims had been leaning toward committing to Vanderbilt University for several weeks. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound cornerback, from Whitehaven High School in Memphis, met with Coach Franklin this weekend. He left convinced and committed to the Commodores.

"I committed [to Vanderbilt] yesterday," said Darrius Sims. "It was on Father's Day in Coach Franklin's office. After camp, Coach Franklin said he was impressed with me and asked to speak with me and my Godparents. We sat down with him, and he gave me a good understanding of the program. "I've been feeling like I wanted to commit for awhile, but my Godparents wanted me to wait it out to...