In an interview with KRIV-TV (http://bit.ly/15FdcMl) of Houston, Sims said the University of Houston has given him his release. That release bars him from transferring elsewhere within the American Athletic Conference, any school on the Cougars' 2013 schedule or any NCAA Division I schools in Texas.
Sims, who has already received his degree in health education, wouldn't detail why he's leaving the university.
In nine games last season, Sims rushed for 851 yards and 11 touchdowns in 142 carries, or six yards per carry. He also caught 37 passes for 373 yards, or 10.1 yards per catch.
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