MARTIN– Quentin Sims, a wide receiver on The University of Tennessee at Martin football team, will join defensive lineman Montori Hughes on the Stripes team in the Raycom Football All-Star Classic in Montgomery, Ala., Saturday, Jan. 19. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CT.
Sims, an All-Ohio Valley Conference first-team selection and a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) third team All-America honoree, had 86 catches for 1,092 yards and 16 touchdowns this season. The 16 touchdowns in one year is a new OVC record.
Also joining the two UT Martin players in the All-Star Classic will be Lane College’s Vernon Kearney (DB), Murray State’s Casey Brockman (QB) and Roderick Tomlin (OL); and Jacksonville State’s Washuan Ealey (RB) and Alan Bonner (WR).
The Stripes team will be coached by former NFL coach and Super Bowl winner Dan Reeves, while the head coach of the Stars team will be Jim Bates, a 17-year defensive genius.
The game has a television contract with CBS Sports.