On Shimé: Third-year sophomore who should step into a more active playing role on the field in 2000 … raw talent who still is learning the game and benefited from game action in nine contests last season … displayed the ability to shed blockers and make plays during spring drills.
1999: Played in nine games … registered four total tackles, two apiece vs. Western Carolina and West Virginia.
1998: Redshirt season.
High School: Graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in 1998 ... foreign exchange student from Cameroon who was named second team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference as a senior in 1997, his first year of playing organized football ... totaled 47 tackles, eight sacks and two fumble recoveries ... played two seasons of high school basketball and chose to play football as a senior … high school coach was Chip Armstrong.
Personal: Guillaume Shimé … born Jan. 19, 1979 in Cameroon ... son of Alougou and Fombor John ... speaks three languages (German, French, English) ... prefers to go by the nickname "Will" … last name is pronounced "SHE-may" ... majoring in business management … Maryland scholar-athlete in fall 1998.
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