Thirteen Houston players received All-Conference honors Tuesday as Conference USA announced its All-Conference teams.
Honor comes after Sims raced for a career-high 210 yards against North Texas.
The Cougars finished the 2011 campaign nationally ranked for the first time since 1990, finishing No. 14 in the final USA Today Coaches’ Poll and No. 18 in the Associated Press ledger.
Mike Meltser gives his picks for the final regular season weekend in college football.
The old phrase used by coaches, a game at a time, has become a way of life for the Houston Cougars these days. They are very close to sitting on top of the college football world.
The Owls were thinking possible bowl bid heading into Saturday’s game versus Northwestern inEvanston, Ill.
The team continues to win, but the team has yet to receive national recognition for their efforts. Maybe by next week this time, UH could be ranked among the Top 25. But, for now, they wait.
Houston has accounted for all three C-USA Offensive Player of the Week awards this season, including two for Keenum, who holds a league record with 11-career weekly accolades.
Senior receiver Patrick Edwards was named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week after enjoying a career outing in Houston’s 48-23 victory over North Texas, the league office announced Monday.
UH quarterback Case Keenum took home the first Conference USA Offensive honor as he was named Player of the Week after his 310-yard, two-touchdown passing performance in the Saturday’s win over UCLA.