Confer: /kən-fûr'/ transitive verb,
1. To bestow (an honor, for example)
2. Accord, award, bestow, give, grant, hand out, present
With 6 NCAA titles, 7 SEC titles, 27 NCAA Regional Titles, and a hefty 384–88–2 record as Head Coach of the Alabama Gymnastics team, it's well past time the University confer a more substantial honor upon Sarah Patterson than a plaque labeled "Champions Plaza."