June 1, 2012
Running back Herschel Sims, one of the prized recruits in Oklahoma State's signing class last year, has
been dismissed from the team for violating team rules.
Coach Mike Gundy announced Sims' dismissal Friday but did not
Sims ran for 242 yards on 31 carries with two touchdowns during
the Cowboys run to the Big 12 championship last season, when he
was the team
position during spring practice, with starter Joseph Randle and
backup Jeremy Smith both returning.
Sims was a celebrated recruit out of Abilene (Texas) High
School, running for 2,352 yards while leading his team to the Class
5A state championship as a junior.