Vols’ Simms ready to prove that he’s the guy

And most recently, senior quarterback Nick Stephens decided to leave the program after being told that his reps during spring practice would decrease.

Just like that, it was Simms’ job to lose.

“It’s definitely gone by fast, trying to learn everything all at once and put it all together at once,” Simms said. “But the leaning curve is good right now, and I feel good about the direction we’re headed.”