HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Former Cy-Fair and Rice football star Sam McGuffie has made the U.S. Bobsled Team.
McGuffie was named Monday as one of 23 members to the national team. He was part of the four-man winning bobsled Sunday during qualifying races in Lake Placid.
McGuffie was a football legend at Cy-Fair High School, with his high school highlight videos going viral. He started his college career at Michigan before finishing at Rice. With the Owls, the running back/wide receiver had a combined 2,299 all-purpose yards with 16 total touchdowns. McGuffie currently ranks 11th in school history with 102 receptions.
McGuffie told FOX 26 Sports Director Mark Berman on Monday, "To represent my country is huge. (I've) always wanted to represent my country in a sport."
World Cup bobsled racing takes place in Germany from November 30-December 6 before returning to the United States for January races in Lake Placid, NY and Park City, Utah.