Postgame Notes: Houston 27, USF 3
Football Postgame Notes: BYU 33, Houston 25
Cougars face namesake from BYU on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Houston (4-0, 1-0) hosts Memphis (1-3, 0-1) at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday at 11 a.m.
Houston football head to San Antonio for the first time in program history
Houston Football: Season Photo Gallery
AP Photos: Football vs. Rice
Houston piled up 693 yards in the loss to Louisiana Tech.
Houston Cougars defeated Penn State 30-14 as they set multiple school, conference, bowl and NCAA records.
2012 Conference USA Second Team
2012: Named second team All-Conference USA ... named the team's Andre Ware Offensive MVP following the season ... led Houston with 851 rushing yards and 11 rushing TDs to go along with 37 receptions for 373 yards and three TDs ... finished third in Conference USA with 94.6 rushing yards per game, third in scoring (9.3/game), and second in all-purpose yards (136.0/game) despite missing three full games and the second half of three others with injuries ... had four 100-yard rushing games (210-North Texas, 158-Rice, 133-UAB, 119-UTEP) and one 100-yard receiving game (114-SMU) ... saw his rushing workload increase in his first year as the program's main back with at least 20 carries in four games ... 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: 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 TD 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 ... added 45 yards on five receptions vs. Tulane ... narrowly missed topping 200 yards in the first half vs. the Green Wave, rushing seven times for 199 yards in the opening half ... named C-USA Player of the Week for his efforts ... topped 100 yards on the ground twice in 2011, including 111 yards and two scores at UTEP ... had the longest play of the year in that ball game, racing 84 yards on a reception for a score, one of three TDs on the day ... scored two TDs vs. East Carolina and recorded 84 yards on just nine carries ... had a score vs. Marshall ... had a clutch TD grab at Tulsa in the west division clinching win ... had two TD grabs vs. Rice, including a 41-yard reception.
2009: Named Conference USA Freshman of the Year ... Team leader with 698 rushing yards, nine touchdowns and 5.3 yards per carry ... made collegiate debut against Northwestern State ... led all players with six catches for 128 yards and a touchdown against the Demons, just the sixth player in school history with 100 yards in his debut ...rushed for 34 yards on nine carries and added five receptions for 46 yards at Oklahoma State ... led all players with 10 catches for 122 yards and added 30 rushing yards on seven carries against Texas Tech ...rushed for 105 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 15 carries against SMU ... had 95 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 carries against Southern Miss ... Tallied 63 rushing yards and an 18-yard touchdown on 15 carries at Tulsa ... Recorded 90 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns on 15 carries against Memphis ... Led the Cougars with 87 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries against Rice ... Finished with nine catches for 97 yards at East Carolina in the C-USA Championship ... Led Houston in the Bell Helicopters Armed Forces Bowl with 66 rushing yards on 14 carries and added a team-high six catches for 57 yards.
High School: Played for head coach Keith Magee at Westbury High ... Ranked as the No. 74 running back by Rivals.com ... Three-star recruit by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 101 for Texas by SuperPrep Magazine ... A 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 in 2007 ... Teammate of DeAnthony Sims.
Personal: Full name is Charles Edwards Sims... Born Sept. 19, 1990, in Houston... Son of Dinetta Oliver ... graduated in May of 2013 with a degree inhealth.
Charles Sims' Career Bests