Sims adds fourth star

Ouachita wide receiver Cameron Sims made a major move in the rankings this week, jumping from No. 39 in the nation at his position to No. 14 and adding a fourth star. He has a very big night coming up tomorrow, and there are two schools that would like to steal him away from the clutches of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Get more details inside...

Tomorrow, Cameron Sims and the top-seeded Ouachita Lions basketball team attempt to dethrone defending state champion Scotlandville in the Class 5A state finals.

The two squads met back in late November at the Zachary tournament with Scotlandville, which has only lost once all year, getting a 65-60 win.

"They're taller than us," the 6-foot-4 Sims said. "They have (6-6 three-star forward) Brian Bridgewater and also a 6-9 and a 6-8 guy.

"We're fast and all of our guys can shoot good. We're playing at ULM and should have a nice crowd. We have to rebound, make our shots and make free throws."

The tallest player on Ouachita's squad, Sims possesses the athletic ability to jump out of the gym.

He holds a large number of gridiron offers and says Alabama continues to maintain the lead to land his services.

He plans to commit to the Crimson Tide during summer camp, although a couple programs hope to persuade Sims to change his mind.

"I might be going to Oklahoma State on April 20th," he said, "and I'm going to Georgia during spring - near the end of March."

Tennessee, Nebraska and California are three additional schools that Sims mentioned.

"I talked to the new wide receivers coach at Alabama," Sims said. "He seems like a cool dude. Coach Saban has spoken real highly of me."

What does Sims think about his higher ranking?

"I told my mom and she was real happy," he said. "I have to keep balling out, though."

Scout Football Top Stories