UVA's Quarterback Phillip Sims Leaves University

Charlottesville, VA - UVA Head football coach Mike London says quarterback Phillip Sims is off the team and will leave the university.

London says Sims was no longer eligible to play and says the Chesapeake native did not making the commitment he needed to succeed.

Sims transferred to UVA from Alabama and played in all 12 games.

London says he planned to help Sims pursue his academic and athletic opportunities elsewhere.