Player Profiles



Charles                            Sims
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Charles
Sims
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Height: 6-0
Weight: 213
Sport: Football
Position: RB

Biography

-Transferred to West Virginia in July for final year of eligibility
-Graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in health

2012 (r-Jr.)
-Named second team All-Conference USA
-Named the team’s Andre Ware Offensive MVP
-Led Houston with 851 rushing yards and 11 rushing TDs
-Finished with 37 receptions for 373 yards and three TDs
-Third in Conference USA in rushing yards per game, scoring and second in all-purpose yards
-Had four 100-yard rushing games (210-North Texas, 158-Rice, 133-UAB, 119-UTEP) and one 100-yard receiving game (114-SMU)
-Rushed for a career-best 210 yards against North Texas
-Had multiple rushing touchdowns in four games, including three each against Rice and UTEP
-Pulled in a career-best 11 receptions vs. Louisiana Tech
-Led the team with 17 plays of 20 yards or longer.

2011 (r-So.)
-First Team All-Conference USA
-Led Houston with 821 yards rushing on just 110 carries
-Averaged 7.5 yards per rush and racked up nine rushing touchdowns
-Added four more TDs through the air
-Ranked fourth on the club with 1,396 all-purpose yards, 107.4 per game
-Made 51 grabs for 575 yards and averaged 11.3 yards per reception
-Broke a 58-year-old school record at Tulane, averaging 20.7 yards per rush on 10 carries for 207 yards and two scores
-Topped 100 yards on the ground twice in 2011, including 111 yards and two scores at UTEP
-Scored two TDs vs. East Carolina and recorded 84 yards on just nine carries

2010 (So.)
-Redshirted

2009 (Fr.)
-Conference USA Freshman of the Year
-Team leader with 698 rushing yards, nine touchdowns and 5.3 yards per carry
-Finished with 128 yards and a touchdown against Northwestern State in debut, sixth UH player to finish with 100 or more yards in his debut
-Led all players with 10 catches for 122 yards and added 30 rushing yards on seven carries against Texas Tech

High School
-Played for coach Keith Magee at Westbury High
-Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100
-Named District 21-4A MVP and First Team All-District
-Selected TSWA Third Team, All-State running back
-As a junior, rushed for 1,018 yards and 17 touchdowns, while adding 37 receptions for 425 yards and two scores
-Honorable Mention All-State 4A
-20-5A Co-Offensive MVP and First Team All-District

Personal
-Birthday is Sept. 19
-Son of Dinetta Oliver
-Attending graduate school in fall 2013

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