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Georgia Coaching Search: Have You Ever Heard of Carlton Hall?

Don’t ask me why, but when I saw the following tweet on Twitter, I was intrigued: Sources tell me that Houston Cougars defensive line coach Carlton Hall will not return. CoachingSearch.com — Pete Roussel (@coachingsearch) December 21, 2012 Now, clearly, Georgia will be taking its time finding a replacement for the departed Rodney Garner—the timetable for finding a replacement...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars also getting new helmets

We already showed you the new helmets that Baylor will be sporting during the 2013 season, now here’s another Texas school attempting the same feat. Houston opted for a much less blinding option while still grabbing some attention. [HT LL] Related Posts Baylor Bears will now sport Cash for Gold helmets Penn St. Nittany Lions vs Houston Cougars – Ticketcity Bowl Preview Case...
Via College Football Section
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars unveil four helmets for next year

In an attempt to keep up with the rest of the teams that keep unveiling new uniforms, the Houston Cougars unveiled the four helmets that they will wear next year (with the possibility of adding more).  These helmets look pretty good and there is certainly plenty of chrome involved.  You have to wonder if there will be any changes to their jerseys to match these new helmets. [@UniWatch]
Via Diehardsport
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars new football uniforms for 2013 hit the internet

The Houston Cougars have unveiled new football uniforms for 2013, featuring an all-white set with a white helmet, as well as a new red helmet.
Via Gamedayr
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Houston Cougars

2012 Record: 5-7 (4-4 in C-USA; 4th in West Division) Head Coach: Tony Levine  (second year head coach; 6-7 all-time) Last Bowl Game: 2011 Ticket City Bowl: defeated PSU 30-14 Stadium: Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas (capacity: 71,500; new on-campus stadium under construction) Notable alumni: Andre Ware, Case Keenum, Art Briles, Tom Landry, Robert Newhouse...
Via College Football Zealots
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Places Ridiculous Transfer Restrictions On RB Charles Sims, He’s Now Looking At Cal, WVU

Flickr/duffman34 A few weeks ago, Houston running back Charles Sims announced that he was transferring from the Cougars program. This came as a bit of a surprise considering all of the success he had in it — Sims has amassed over 4,000 offensive yards and 37 touchdowns as a member of the Houston football team, and was expected to be a large part of Cougars offense in 2013 after...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Charles Sims leaves Cougars

Houston running back Charles Sims says he is leaving the Cougars, but is undecided about whether he'll transfer to another school or enter the NFL supplemental draft. In an interview with KRIV-TV of Houston, Sims said he has been released him from his scholarship, though he is barred from transferring to another American Athletic Conference school, any school on the Cougars...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: RB Charles Sims Officially Transfers From Houston To West Virginia

Flickr/duffman34 Two weeks ago, we talked about the ridiculous stipulations that the University of Houston was putting on running back Charles Sims, who was looking to leave the schools via the Graduate Transfer Rule. Sims was originally looking to remain in the state of Texas, but that option was taken off the table by the university. According to My Fox Houston, Sims has officially...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars unveil new football uniforms

The Houston Cougars new uniforms have been in the works for months and there have been the occasional leaked image, but on Tuesday, they officially unveiled their new uniforms.  As you can see from the image they will have one white helmet, one red helmet and one set of red jersey and pants and one set of white jersey and pants.  The jerseys can be combined in many different ways...
Via Diehardsport
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Here Are The AAC Football Patches For The Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars are ready to make a statement in the first season of the AAC. Last week, they officially unveiled new football uniforms for the fall, and they were pretty cool. Now, we’re going to take a closer look at the conference patches that the Cougars will wear, via The Emblem Source: Here is an on jersey look at the @American_FB patch that @UHCougarFB will be wearing...
Via College Spun
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Cougars looking to rebound from tough season

The Houston Cougars will certainly remain the pass-heavy team they've been in recent years. As they try to bounce back from last year's disappointing 5-7 season, the question is who will run that offense? Five quarterbacks are competing to take the job. The group is led by junior David Piland, who started 10 games last season. It was his second year starting for the Cougars...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Houston to 62-13 win over Southern

Ryan Jackson rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns to lead Houston to a 62-13 win over Southern in the season opener for both teams Friday night. David Piland was 15 of 23 for 148 yards and a touchdown and John O'Korn threw for 107 yards and three touchdowns in a backup role. Kenneth Farrow added 97 yards on the ground for the Cougars, which piled up 627 yards of offense ...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston's 5 field goals defeat Temple 22-13

Houston's Richie Leone booted five field goals and Ryan Jackson's 8-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown helped the Cougars to a 22-13 victory over Temple in the American Athletic Conference debut for both teams Saturday. Houston (2-0 overall, 1-0 AAC) had its troubles in the red zone, going 1 for 8 without scoring a touchdown. But the Cougars defense staved off a Temple (0-2...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston 5 field goals defeats Temple 22-13

Houston's Richie Leone booted five field goals and Ryan Jackson's 8-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown spelled the difference in the Cougars' 22-13 victory over Temple in the American Athletic Conference football debut for both teams on Saturday. Houston (2-0 overall, 1-0 AAC) had its troubles in the red zone, going 1-for-8 without scoring a touchdown, but the Cougar defense...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Singleton's key plays lead Houston 59-28 over UTSA

Houston's B.J. Singleton blocked a field goal that was returned for a key touchdown late in the third quarter and later intercepted a pass that helped the Cougars stay undefeated in a 59-28 victory over UTSA on Saturday. The Cougars (4-0) were 12-0 late in the season two years ago under then-coach Kevin Sumlin. Ahead 24-21 late in the third quarter, it appeared UH would be...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston QB Piland's career ends due to concussions

Houston quarterback David Piland has decided to end his playing career because of multiple concussions. Piland's most recent concussion came on Sept. 7 against Temple. The junior says: ''It was not easy to hear that I can no longer play the game that I love, but I know that our medical staff has my best interests in mind.'' Piland ends his career with 5,790...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Safety Throws Up On Field During the Game

When it comes to keeping the offense out of the end zone a defense has to do what it has to do sometimes. If that means it needs to throw up in order to distract the ball carrier (because who wants to get tackled in that mess) than so be it. That's why Houston's safety was returning his breakfast to nature on the field (upper right corner of the GIF). Gifulmination...
Via FatManWriting
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

  getty images On Saturday the Houston Cougars and Rutgers Scarlet Knights will meet in a match-up of two teams from the All American Conference. Entering Saturday’s game Houston is 5-1 while Rutgers is 4-2. Coverage of the game between Houston and Rutgers will air on ESPNews and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. // The Odds...
Via Tireball.com
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Deontay Greenberry makes high-flying touchdown catch

Houston Cougars wide receiver Deontay Greenberry leaped over his defender for a spectacular, 10-yard touchdown catch from quarterback John O'Korn.
Via Gamedayr
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars unveil black uniforms for Halloween game vs. USF

The Houston Cougars have unveiled black uniforms for their Halloween night game against USF.
Via Gamedayr
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Houston To Wear Brand New Uniforms And Helmets For South Florida Game

This Thursday, the Houston Cougars will take on the South Florida Bulls as part of ESPN’s Thursday night showcase. Today, Houston announced that it would be wearing new uniforms for the prime time AAC matchup: FIRST LOOK: Houston to wear special uniforms Thursday night. Full info & auction information coming shortly. pic.twitter.com/nrSO0kTwrs — UH Cougar Football (@UHCougarFB...
Via College Spun
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Houston Cougars reveal Halloween uniforms to elated players

Houston coach Tony Levine pranked the Cougars before the team's slick new black Halloween uniforms with red helmets were officially unveiled.
Via Gamedayr
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Head Coach Pranks His Team With Halloween Uniform Reveal

The Houston Cougars have quietly become a pretty good team. With the No. 17 offense in the nation leading the way the Cougars have gotten off to a 6-1 start with their only loss being a one pointer to another good team (BYU). Thursday the nation will get a chance to watch these guys when they take on South Florida. So  with the team going on national television there is not a...
Via FatManWriting
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston’s Coach Pulls off Halloween Uniform Prank On Entire Football Team

Houston Cougars coach Tony Levine is just having some fun out there this Halloween season, and he used that fun to trick his entire team. Check out Tony pretending to reveal a new uniform for Thursday night’s match-up against USF, and you can just feel the energy being sucked out of the room when the unveiling went down. Moments later the real uniform was unveiled, much to the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cougars move to AAC for 2013

The Houston Cougars are hoping their new conference home gives them an assist in returning to national prominence. After spending the last 17 years in Conference USA, Houston starts a new era in the American Athletic Conference - formerly the Big East - this season. The Cougars won 20 games last season for the first time since 2009 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the College...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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