Report: Houston RB Charles Sims transfers to West Virginia

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Charles Sims ran for 851 yards last season at Houston. (USATSI)
Charles Sims ran for 851 yards last season at Houston. (USATSI)

Former Houston running back Charles Sims has decided to transfer to West Virginia for his final year of eligibility, according to Fox 26 Sports in Houston.

Sims announced he was leaving the program this spring and considered transferring or entering the NFL Supplemental Draft. Houston gave Sims his release from the program, and he is eligible to play immediately because he already graduated, with a degree in health education. has Sims rated as the No. 5 senior running back for the 2014 NFL Draft. He rushed for 851 yards last season on 142 carries and 11 touchdowns in 2012, averaging 6.0 yards per rush. Sims also added 37 catches for 373 yards and three scores, earning Second Team All-CUSA honors despite missing three games due to injury.

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