HOUSTON COUGARS NEWS

Houston Cougars new uni’s

New uniforms seem to be the trend in the sports world. Most go for the flash look that appeals to the young audience. However, the Houston Cougars worked with Nike to create a very classic and clean look for the 2014 football season. The white on white is my favorite look for the Cougars. What are your thoughts?
Via The Front Office News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Houston Uniforms

The Houston Cougars will don new uniforms for the 2014. Nike made the announcement on it’s official blog a short time ago. Here’s a brief preview of what they’ll look like: New @UHCougarFB uniforms for 2014 season pic.twitter.com/LjQctJYBju — Joseph Duarte (@Joseph_Duarte) July 23, 2014 To get a full range of combinations, be sure to check out the full article at the Nike Blog.
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Houston Uniforms

The Houston Cougars will don new uniforms for the 2014. Nike made the announcement on it’s official blog a short time ago. Here’s a brief preview of what they’ll look like: New @UHCougarFB uniforms for 2014 season pic.twitter.com/LjQctJYBju — Joseph Duarte (@Joseph_Duarte) July 23, 2014 To get a full range of combinations, be sure to check out the full article at the Nike Blog.
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: New Houston Cougars Field is Going to Look Awesome!

The University of Houston is one of a number of college football programs debuting new or renovated stadiums this fall. Recently they turned on the lights for the very first time (very cool), but there was one thing missing--the field.When it is installed this is what it is going to look like.via CBS SportsPersonalizing field graphics has become a pretty big thing these days for...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Houston’s New Field Turf Features The City’s Skyline, Team Logo In End Zones

Everyone’s releasing new turf designs today. Earlier, Notre Dame unveiled the design for its much-discussed turf, which replaces natural grass for the first time in program history. How, the AAC’s Houston Cougars have released what their field will look like, and it has some cool flourishes. It’s New Turf Design Wednesday, as Houston also has a new design for the turf at TDECU...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Cougars Turn the Lights on at New Stadium for the First Time

Throughout the summer we've seen plenty of pictures as the work progressed for Baylor, Texas A&M, and the University of Houston's new stadiums. Recently the crews working on the lights at Houston's new stadium turned them on for the first time. Want to see?The field is not in yet, but this is still pretty cool. You have to love the dramatic music too! Loading...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Mbu Interview | Defensive Tackle, Houston

DraftSeason: What is your biggest personal goal on the field entering your Senior year at Houston? Joey Mbu: My biggest personal goal is to be one of the top 3 DT’s in the nation. To do that, I have to be relentless on every play. DraftSeason: What do you feel is your greatest strength and weakness as a defensive lineman? Joey Mbu: Greatest Stength: I think my greatest strength...
Via DraftSeason
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 40 Houston Cougars season preview

The Houston Cougars did well in their first season in the American Athletic Conference after 18 years in Conference USA. They overcame the challenge of having their toughest schedule in the program's history to date. The Cougars turned things around last year going 8-5 after having a losing season in 2012. Houston rewarded head coach Tony Levine, who is currently the only Jewish...
Via College Football Universe
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UH guard Danuel House transfers to A&M

Danuel House averaged nearly 13 points per game during his two seasons at UH. Former Houston guard Danuel House said Sunday he will attend Texas A&M. "I (would) like to thank God and my family for supports and the schools that offer me but I will be attending The University of Texas A&M," House posted on Twitter. House, a 6-7 guard, received his conditional release...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Danuel House Transferring From Houston To Texas A&M

Highly touted transfer Danuel House will be moving from Houston to Texas A&M. The 6-foot-7 wing averaged 13.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game as a sophomore last season. It is unknown if he will try to receive a waiver to play immediately. House was rated as a five-star recruit out of high school by Rivals, ESPN, and 247Sports. He and teammate TaShawn Thomas left Houston after...
Via RealGM
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baton Rouge Regional – Results; Day 2 Capsule

The first day of the Baton Rouge Regional is in the books. LSU took care of business after trailing Southeastern Louisiana 4-2 to win 8-4, while Houston needed 10 innings to dispatch Bryant 3-2. Bryant will play SLU Saturday afternoon, while LSU and Houston will square off at 7pm. Game 1 Box Score – #1 LSU vs. #4 Southeastern Louisiana Game 2 Box Score – #2 Houston vs.  #3...
Via Saturday Night Slant
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Onramp to Omaha is in Alex Box Stadium

Winning streaks in sports are good things. Winning streaks at opportune times set the stage for future wins that weren’t previously thought were possible. The Tigers current run of 8-straight victories has done just that. A week ago today, LSU was looking for a victory to open the LSU Invitational SEC Tournament to give themselves a fighting chance at securing a host slot in the...
Via Saturday Night Slant
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Levine signs five-year extension with Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars have extended head football coach Tony Levine to a five-year deal according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Levine, 41, went 8-5 in his second season as the head coach at Houston, finishing with a 5-3 record in the American Athletic Conference and earning a bid in the BBVA Compass Bowl, which they lost to the Vanderbilt Commodores. Levine has been at Houston since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UH basketball player Thomas heading to Oklahoma

Former University of Houston forward TaShawn Thomas said Sunday he plans to transfer to Oklahoma. Thomas was granted his conditional release from UH program in April following the hiring of coach Kelvin Sampson. He picked the Sooners over Miami (Fla.). "It was a tough choice," Thomas said. "I feel I could have made a good decision with either one. I felt like Oklahoma...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Transfer Tashawn Thomas Announces Move To Oklahoma, Will Seek Waiver To Play Immediately

The ripe transfer market continues to bear fruit for the power conferences (and the best of the rest). Houston’s Tashawn Thomas was given his release, with the stipulation that he could not go to another AAC program, or a school in Texas. Instead, he moves one state north to the Big 12 and the Oklahoma Sooners. It’s not a secret anymore, I’m transferring to OU #BoomerSooner...
Via College Spun
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

TaShawn Thomas Transferring From Houston To Oklahoma

TaShawn Thomas will transfer from Houston to Oklahoma for his final season of eligibility. The 6-foot-8 forward will attempt to get a waiver to play immediately after choosing the Sooners over Miami. Thomas averaged 15.4 points and 8.1 rebounds per game last season.
Via RealGM
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: The Chicken Soup Game

This is widely called one of the greatest college football games of all-time but due to it happening in 1979, most of you probably have never heard of it or seen it. The setting was the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas the day after one of the worst ice storms in the history of the city. Oh yeah, Notre Dame’s quarterback, Joe Montana, was sick as a dog. The Houston Cougars built a...
Via Bloguin Best
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: The Chicken Soup Game

This is widely called one of the greatest college football games of all-time but due to it happening in 1979, most of you probably have never heard of it or seen it. The setting was the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas the day after one of the worst ice storms in the history of the city. Oh yeah, Notre Dame’s quarterback, Joe Montana, was sick as a dog. The Houston Cougars built a...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston coach surprises kicker, mom with scholarship

Houston coach Tony Levine likes to have fun with his players. He's pulled several pranks on his team, including unveiling some hideous alternate uniforms for Halloween last season. Levine also has a funny way of introducing his personality to the Cougars' newcomers. When walk-on kicker Kyle Bullard and his mother visited Levine in his office this month regarding the team...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston releases TaShawn Thomas, Danuel House with restrictions

Since Kelvin Sampson took over at Houston, the biggest storyline has been the Cougars refusing to grant releases to TaShawn Thomas and Danuel House, the team's two leading scorers. On Friday, we got something of a resolution -- but it's not over just yet. "Just released with three stipulations," Texas PRO AAU coach Marland Lowe told CBSSports.com on Friday evening...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball sweeps No. 7 Houston

In what marked the first time in program history that Louisville has played a regular season series with both teams ranked among the top 10, the No. 10 Cardinals played some of their best ball of the season and swept the No. 7 Houston Cougars.
Via louisville.scout.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Cougars request to transfer

A week after the hiring of coach Kelvin Sampson, the University of Houston's top two scorers are seeking to play elsewhere. Junior guard Danuel House and senior forward TaShawn Thomas had their requests to transfer denied and are currently going through the appeal process. House, a highly recruited prospect from Fort Bend Hightower, said he had his "mind made up before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2 key Cougars to appeal denial of transfer bids

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Cougars' top two scorers, junior forward TaShawn Thomas and sophomore guard Danuel House, both want off the team and transfers to new schools.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Sampson agrees to be next Houston Cougars head coach

Houston has found its next head coach, and it's a name college hoops fans are very familiar with. A source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Wednesday that Kelvin Sampson has agreed to become the Cougars coach. Sampson, 58, was fired from Indiana in 2008 after an NCAA investigation into improper and excessive contact with recruits regarding phone calls and text messages. The violations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Offers Six DFW Prospects

The Houston Cougars were busy in the DFW Metroplex this past week, issuing six offers from prospects ranging from the 2015 class to the 2017 class. Here's a closer look at the new U of H targets.
Via recruiting.scout.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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