A former NFL player and Nebraska Cornhusker is arrested by the Lincoln Lancaster County Fugitive Task Force. Lancaster County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bliemeister says 45-year old Joseph Sims was arrested Tuesday outside Country Inn and Suites in north Lincoln with three outstanding warrants.
Deputy Bliemeister says that Sims was also discovered to be in possession of a variety of drugs including marijuana, Ecstacy and probable heroin. Sims was an offensive lineman for the Cornhuskers from 1988 until 1991, before being drafted by the Atlanta Falcons. Sims played for the Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, and Green Bay Packers before ending his professional career in 1995.