March 18, 2018

Texans Worked out Charles Sims

According to Randy McIlvoy (Sport Director at KPRC-TV Houston) the Houston Texans have worked out West Virginia Mountaineers running back Charles Sims. Sims is originally from Houston played for the University of Houston Cougars from 2009-2012 before transferring to West Virginia.

At Houston, he was the Conference USA Freshman of the Year after rushing for 698 yards and 9 touchdowns.  In 2011, Sims was 1st team All-Conference USA after posting a nine touchdown and 821 rushing yards for the Cougars. His Junior season he was named the Cougars, Andre Ware Offensive MVP for the season with 11 rushing touchdowns and 851 yards.

At West Virginia he rushed for 1,095 yards and 11 touchdowns while catching 45 passes for 401 yards with three touchdowns. Sims was named 2013 Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year and 1st team All-Big 12 for his productive season.

At 6-0 and 214 lbs. Sims has assets to a team as a runner and receiver, and according to NFL evaluators he has some of the best hands a running back prospect has shown in years. His durability seems to be a concern, but his playmaking ability out of the backfield is where his true value lies.


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