Charles Sims to play for W. Virginia

Former University of Houston running back Charles Sims has informed West Virginia University he will transfer there for his senior season, according to a school source.

Sims also confirmed the move to KRIV-TV in Houston.

Sims will be eligible to play immediately because he has already earned his degree.

Sims racked up 851 yards and 11 touchdowns for the Cougars last season. He also caught three touchdown passes.

He suffered an ankle injury in early November and missed two of Houston's last three games.