[21], Simms led the Buccaneers to their first playoff berth since their Super Bowl victory in the 2002 season. 13 Michigan in "The Game, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_sports_announcers&oldid=983402818, Articles needing additional references from August 2013, All articles needing additional references, Articles with topics of unclear notability from August 2013, All articles with topics of unclear notability, Sport articles with topics of unclear notability, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Tim Cahill - BBC Sport 2019–present, BT Sport 2019-present, Karen Carney - BBC Sport 2019–present, BT Sport 2019-present, Jermaine Jenas – BBC Sport 2014–present, BBC Radio 5 Live 2014–present, BT Sport 2016–present, Channel 4 2017, Michael O'Neill – TV3 Ireland 2012–2015, RTÉ Sport 2014–present, Stuart Pearce – BBC Sport 2000, Talksport 2014–present, Channel 5 2015–2018, Sky Sports 2017, Micah Richards - BBC Sport 2019–present, BBC Radio 5 Live 2019–present, Chris Sutton – BT Sport 2015–present, BBC Radio 5 Live 2015–present, BBC Sport 2016–present, Ade Adepitan – Channel 4 2012–present, BBC Sport 2013–present, Jessica Ennis-Hill – BBC Sport 2018–present, Rob Walker – Channel 4 2011–present, BBC Sport 2013–present, Channel 5 2016–present, Carlos Brathwaite - BBC Radio 2020, BBC Television 2020, Michael Carberry - Channel 5 2017, BBC Radio 2020, BBC Television 2020, Sir Alastair Cook - BBC Radio 2019-present, BBC Television 2020-present, Isa Guha - ITV Sport 2012-2014, Sky Sports 2014-2019, BBC Radio 2018-present, BBC Television 2020-present, Michael McNamee - BBC Radio 2017-present, BBC Television 2020-present, Tymal Mills - BBC Radio 2019-present, BBC Television 2020-present, Graeme Swann – BBC Radio 2015–present, BT Sport 2016–present, Sally-Ann Grassick – ITV Sport 2017–present, Richard Hoiles – Channel 4 2013–2016, ITV Sport 2017–present, Victoria Pendleton – ITV Sport 2017–present, Rishi Persad – BBC Sport 2003–2012, Channel 4 2013–2016, ITV Sport 2017–present, Alice Plunkett – Channel 4 2001–2016, ITV Sport 2017–present, Brough Scott – ITV Sport 1972–1985 & 2017–present, Channel 4 1985–2000, Shane Byrne – TV3 Ireland 2015 & 2018–present, Hugh Cahill – RTE Sport 2010–present, BT Sport 2018-present, Victor Costello – TV3 Ireland 2007, RTE Sport 2008–2017, Gordon D'Arcy – ITV Sport 2016–present, BBC Radio 5 Live 2016–present, Stephen Ferris – BT Sport 2015–present, TV3 Ireland 2018–2019, Premier Sports 2018–present, RTE Sport 2019–present, Luke Fitzgerald – BBC Sport 2018–present, TV3 Ireland 2018-present, Shane Horgan – RTE Sport 2011–2017, Sky Sports 2011–2018, TV3 Ireland 2018–present, Martin Johnson – ITV Sport 2007, BBC Sport 2018–present, Shane Jennings – TV3 Ireland 2018–present, Phillip Matthews – BBC Sport 2000–2015, TV3 Ireland 2007, Dave McIntyre – TV3 Ireland 2015 & 2018–present, Conor McNamara – TV3 Ireland 2007, 2015 & 2018–present, BBC Radio 5 Live 2004–present, Channel 5 2017-present, Lee McKenzie – BBC Sport 2012–present, Channel 4 2018-present, Ronan O'Gara – RTE Sport 2014–2017, TV3 Ireland 2018-present, Eddie O'Sullivan – RTE Sport 2010–present, Alan Quinlan – ITV Sport 2011–present, Sky Sports 2011–2018, TV3 Ireland 2018–present, Peter Stringer – TV3 Ireland 2015 & 2018–present, Paul Wallace – ITV Sport 2003, TV3 Ireland 2007, Sky Sports 2007–present. After Applewhite played poorly in a loss to Stanford in the 2nd game, Simms was given his second career start in the following game against Houston. He spent his freshman year as the backup to Major Applewhite, and saw limited playing time until the end of the season. He started against the San Diego Chargers on November 22, 2009 but was quickly replaced by Orton in the second quarter after going a disappointing 2 for 4 for only 10 yards. As a result, Simms got his first career start and had the Longhorns up 16–6 at halftime. However, he took over in the second half of a game against the Washington Redskins after Orton left with a sprained ankle, and eventually gave up the lead to the Redskins while going 3–13 passing for 13 yards with no touchdowns and one interception.

[5], The next season Applewhite was again the starter, but Simms was more of a co-quarterback than a backup. [6] Simms played well, throwing for 240 yards or more in each game, including a 383-yard game against #21 Texas A&M, the most ever by a Texas QB against the Aggies. [11] In the 2nd quarter, after being booed by Texas fans, Simms injured his finger and Applewhite entered the game with Texas down, 29–10. Simms was re-signed the following week on October 6. On March 4, 2009, Simms signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Denver Broncos. One was in offensive quality control which involved breaking down film for the offense. 9 memory", "Bowl Championship Series - No. He has even said that "The relationship between me and coach Gruden, it’s broken," Simms said. Bill Hanrahan (1918-1996) announcer for NBC and for NBC Nightly News, … Applewhite led Texas back to within 2 points, but eventually Texas would come up short losing 39–37 after an onside kick attempt failed. [23] On October 9, Simms was placed on injured reserve for the rest of the season. Those television and radio networks included must have national exposure, not regional. Simms sat his entire rookie year without playing a single snap in the regular season. The deal included a $1.5 million signing bonus and Simms could have earned an additional $3 million through incentives.

Simms signed with the Tennessee Titans on September 9, 2008 after starter Vince Young was sidelined with a sprained MCL. Simms performed well, completing 6 of 10 passes for 69 yards. Simms' relationship with head coach Jon Gruden worsened significantly during this period. [12] Applewhite's strong play, combined with Simms' injury, resulted in Simms sitting out the 2001 Holiday Bowl. Simms married Danielle Marie Puleo in August 2004, whom he first met in high school. However, Simms was complaining of pain and shortness of breath, symptoms of a spleen issue, prior to the hit. Simms got his first snap of the season after Miami Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas was pushed onto Griese's leg with several minutes left in the game on October 16, 2005. [34] He left after the 2016 season to join his father's old employer, NBC Sports, where he is a studio analyst for Notre Dame football and a personality on NBC Sports Radio. Simms returned to the game and even led a successful scoring drive, but remained in physical distress and was taken to a nearby hospital after the game. But the following week, Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury threw for 473 yards to upset the Longhorns 42–38, despite Simms playing one of his best games, and scuttle their national championship dreams. On Sunday, September 24, he was taken off the field after taking hard hits from the Carolina Panthers defense. [33], From 2014 to 2016, Simms was as a color commentator for the NFL on CBS, joining his father as part of the CBS broadcasting team. https://sportscasting.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_sports_announcers [citation needed] Playing on a one-year, $2.1 million contract signed before the season, Simms was eligible for free agency for 2007. Simms was hired as a coaching assistant by the New England Patriots on March 26, 2012. Chris Vosters — Big Ten Network 2017–present, This page was last edited on 14 October 2020, at 01:29. However, due to complications from his recovery and the performance of Jeff Garcia in mini-camp, Simms was expected to serve as a backup to Garcia.

This is a list of sports announcers and sports commentators. Simms grew up in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey and attended Ramapo High School there, where he was a standout in both football and basketball. Simms also played for the Denver Broncos and the Tennessee Titans. Texas led in that game until the 4th quarter, when a 3rd Simms interception set up Oklahoma's winning touchdown. [19], In 2005, Simms was slated on the depth chart as the backup quarterback, behind Griese and ahead of former Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Luke McCown. [17], In 2004, Simms started the season as the 3rd string quarterback again, this time behind Johnson and former Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins starter Brian Griese, but quickly advanced to backup quarterback after a poor preseason by Griese. 9 Texas 35, LSU 20", "North shuts out South in low-scoring Senior Bowl", "Simms Calls Relationship With Gruden "Broken, "Sprained MCL to keep Titans' Young out of lineup", "Eagles are better than Patriots and it won't matter: Chris Simms", "Fox Sports announces college football plans", "B/R's Simms: Browns Will Look to Add Multiple RBs in Draft, None in Free Agency", Tasker to be part of three-man booth at CBS, "MIKE TIRICO TO SERVE AS PLAY-BY-PLAY VOICE FOR NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL ON NBC", "Chris Simms Joins Nbc Sports Group Exclusively In March 2019", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chris_Simms&oldid=968736007, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football broadcasters, Players of American football from New Jersey, Sportspeople from Bergen County, New Jersey, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Wikipedia pending changes protected pages, Short description is different from Wikidata, NFL player missing current team parameter, Infobox NFL biography articles missing alt text, Infobox NFL biography articles with old NFL.com URL, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, ESPN RISE National High School Junior Player of the Year (1997), Texas – Most Touchdowns, Season (26), tied by, Texas – Most Touchdowns, Game (5) tied with, Texas –Most 400 yard total offense games, Season (1), tied with Applewhite, surpassed by Young, Texas – Most 400 yard total offense games, Career (1), tied with Applewhite, surpassed by Young, Texas – Passer Rating, Career (138.4), surpassed by McCoy 2009, This page was last edited on 21 July 2020, at 05:49. Simms went 21–32 with 175 yards and an interception. [7] Texas went 2–1 with Simms as quarterback, with the only loss against #8 Oregon, a game Texas could have won - despite Simms setting the record for interceptions in a Holiday Bowl game with 4,[8] but for three dropped touchdown passes on the last drive. NBC’s Premier League coverage will look somewhat different in a couple weeks when the 2020-21 season starts. In the Cotton Bowl he threw for 269 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception - with more than half of those yards going to Cotton Bowl MVP Roy Williams. [9] Mack Brown was impressed enough to name Simms the starter before the start of spring practice, a decision that proved controversial.[10]. [16], Simms was drafted with the last pick of the 3rd round in 2003 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the expectation that he would eventually be the successor to Brad Johnson. [37] Together, they have two children: Charlotte, born in 2006, and Phillip, born in 2010. While Simms had decent numbers (21–34, 264 yards, 1 touchdown, 2 interceptions), his performance was considered poor, as there were many times when he underthrew his receivers, missed open receivers, or incorrectly read the defensive coverage. Simms played college football at the University of Texas at Austin from 1999 to 2002.