HOUSTON -

According to a press release by the University of Houston, running back Charles Sims graduated last week and is now weighing his future options concerning his football career.

“We congratulate Charles on receiving his degree last week and becoming a Cougar for life," said Houston head coach Tony Levine. "He has been a leader for our program both on and off the field with a number of accomplishments."

Sims totaled 851 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on 142 attempts in 2012, along with 37 receptions for 373 yards and three touchdowns.