NCAA grants Virginia's Sims transfer waiver
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Quarterback Phillip Sims has been granted a waiver to play at Virginia this season.
The school says it was informed by the NCAA of the decision Wednesday.
Sims, who was among the highest rated quarterbacks in the country coming out of Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake in 2010. He had a 48-4 record and set state records with 10,725 yards passing and 119 touchdown passes.
He played in eight games as a redshirt freshman at Alabama in 2011, then transferred to Virginia in May.
Sims has three years of eligibility remaining.
Updated July 11, 2012