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Photo: Twitter was buzzing after Tom Herman’s wife was shown after Houston’s bowl win

On Thursday afternoon, the Houston Cougars took on the Florida State Seminoles in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Many thought that the Seminoles would dominate this game from start to finish, but we all got a rude awakening. Houston showed that their season was no fluke as they defeated the Seminoles 38-24 in a convincing win. While many were impressive with the Cougars, a lot the talk...
Via No Guts, No Glory
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU Seminoles Football Review: Peach Bowl Vs. Houston

For the second time this season, the Florida State Seminoles headed to Atlanta as a favorite over a team that, on paper, wasn’t expected to hang with them. When it was all said and done, the ‘Noles headed back to Tallahassee wondering what exactly happened as the Houston Cougars pulled off the upset to win the Peach Bowl. Here’s a quick recap from the final game of the 2015...
Via Gamedayr
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Herman’s wife breaks Twitter after Peach Bowl win

Tom Herman is one of the most talked about head coaches in college football and has a diehard fan base following him. He led the Houston Cougars to a huge win in the Peach Bowl, but his wife might be more popular than him for her appearance on television following the win. She is a very beautiful woman, but people took to Twitter and were a bit aggressive with their tweets. Here...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Herman Holding ESPN’s David Pollack To “Grill” Bet After Houston Shut Down Dalvin Cook

This morning on College GameDay, ESPN analyst David Pollack said that he would get a “grill,” like Tom Herman, if the Houston Cougars managed to hold Florida State superstar running back Dalvin Cook to under 100 yards. Yes I will hold myself accountable to what I said this morning on @CollegeGameDay Dalvin Cook please break the 100 yard mark!!!!!!! — David Pollack (@davidpollack47...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Herman, Houston Take The Leap In Triumphant Peach Bowl Statement

For all the talk of a coaching carousel this December, one coach may have shaken things up the most by staying put. * Tom Herman again proved that he is increasingly knocking on the door of the coaching elite, as his Houston squad walloped and out-maneuvered Florida State in an impressive 38-24 Peach Bowl romp. The most surprising aspect of this Atlanta ambush: Little about the...
Via The Comeback
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

A Peach Bowl loss is a hit for the ACC more than Florida State

You know that many members of the national college football press corps will rip the Florida State Seminoles for losing to the Houston Cougars in the 2015 Peach Bowl on Thursday afternoon in Atlanta. Florida State made itself a target by winning (and because of Jameis Winston, but mostly by winning). When teams become targets, any takedown suffered on a national stage is read meat...
Via The Student Section
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Postma Replaces An Injured Greg Ward Jr. And Makes Huge 3rd And Long Run To Help Ice The Game

The last thing the Houston Cougars need late in the game against Florida State was for their superstar quarterback, Greg Ward Jr., to go down with an injury--but that is exactly what happened. He went down early in the second half and had to miss a few plays, but was able to return. However, during a crucial drive late in the fourth he went down again.So in came his back-up, Kyle...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Greg Ward Jr. accounts for trio of TDs as Houston upsets FSU

ATLANTA -- Greg Ward Jr. showed off his dual-threat talents on a national stage as he ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading Houston past turnover-plagued Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl on Thursday.Ward, the nation's only player to run and throw for 1,000 yards this season, threw for 238 yards and ran for 67 yards as No. 18 Houston (13-1) scored the most points...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

If You Are Wondering Why Tom Herman Stayed At Houston....

There was a lot of speculation that Tom Herman was going to head to a bigger program after the year he had with the Houston Cougars, but he opted to stay. During the broadcast of the Peach Bowl the commentators spoke about the hefty raise the university gave him, but also his desire not to start over with the rebuilding process once again.It could also be that he has already laid...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Turnovers plague FSU in Peach Bowl loss to Greg Ward Jr., Houston

ATLANTA (AP) -- Greg Ward Jr. showed off his dual-threat talents on a national stage as he ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading Houston past turnover-plagued Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl on Thursday.Ward, the nation's only player to run and throw for 1,000 yards this season, threw for 238 yards and ran for 67 yards as No. 14 Houston (13-1) scored the most...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU’s comeback falls short as Houston pulls Peach Bowl upset

Under the lights of the Georgia Dome on a Thursday afternoon, the Florida State Seminoles found themselves playing from behind for the entire game and were unable to complete the comeback, losing to the Houston Cougars 38-24 in the Peach Bowl. Down 21-3 at the half, Florida State was able to get in the end zone when Dalvin Cook punched it in from a yard out. The Seminoles would...
Via Gamedayr
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Ward Jr. Gives Houston 21-3 Lead With Second Touchdown Run Of The Game

Houston quarterback Greg Ward Jr. was in Heisman talks this season, but didn't make it to New York this time around, but with the way that he improved under the guidance of head coach Tom Herman this season it would not be surprising to see him be one of the leaders in the conversation next year.He has certainly made a good statement in the Peach Bowl with three touchdowns (two rushing...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Quarterback Scores Twice As Cougars Jump Out To Big First Half Lead

On paper, the Florida State Seminoles’ defense was the best that the Houston Cougars had seen all season statistically. Through one half of the Peach Bowl, Cougars quarterback Greg Ward Jr. has managed to change that perception with his legs. Ward ran for two touchdowns to put the Cougars up by a score of 21-3 over a deflated Seminoles team that looked like it was the underdog...
Via Gamedayr
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cougars 'embrace' underdog role against FSU in Peach Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) The Houston Cougars may get less respect than any other one-loss team in the nation - and that's fine with coach Tom Herman. Houston is a seven-point underdog against Florida State in Thursday's Peach Bowl. Herman disputes the idea that has left the No. 14 Cougars with a ''giant chip on our shoulder.'' Houston (12-1) won the American Athletic Conference in Herman...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Houston coach Tom Herman unveils his new grill

After leading the Houston Cougars to the American Athletic Conference championship, head coach Tom Herman was fitted with a custom grill to fulfill his promise to the players on the team. Now, we finally get to see what Herman’s grill looks like. Herman flashed his new ice in a photo on social media. Check it out: Houston's @CoachTomHerman got his grill today. Icy. pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Herman got diamond grill to keep promise to team

Before the season, Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman made a promise to his football team that could have resulted in him having to get a diamond mouth accessory. As you can see above, Herman is a man of his word. Herman told the Cougars prior to the season if they won the American Athletic Conference championship he would get a diamond grill. Well, Houston went 12-1, won the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Peach Bowl Preview: Houston-Florida State a test tube for the New Year’s Six dynamic

It’s finally that time of the bowl season. We’ve pushed through some (admittedly compelling) bowls with 5-7 teams and the especially-middling major-conference teams, and now we get to the heavy hitters. This sea change unofficially hits at noon ET on Thursday, as Florida State and Houston kick off a strange set of New Year’s Six bowl games with a Peach Bowl tilt in Atlanta...
Via The Student Section
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia Dome Locker Rooms Dressed Up For Florida State And Houston Ahead Of Peach Bowl

Atlanta’s Georgia Dome does a nice job of making teams feel at home for neutral site match-ups. For the SEC Championship, the entrances to the locker rooms were wrapped with awesome Alabama and Florida graphics. This week, the Georgia Dome has done the same for Thursday afternoon’s Peach Bowl between Florida State and Houston. Jimbo Fisher and Jalen Ramsey are featured outside...
Via College Spun
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston rolls over Nicholls State 76-49

HOUSTON (AP) Devonta Pollard scored 18 points and Houston defeated Nicholls State 76-49 on Monday. Pollard made all six of his first-half shots and Houston led 31-20 despite missing all 10 of its 3-pointers. The Cougars outscored the Colonels 20-5 to open the second half and led by as many as 29. Damyean Dotson and Danrad Knowles joined Pollard with eight rebounds apiece as the...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: FSU Players Go Crazy When Teammate Hits Shot In Basketball Competition

In between practices for Thursday’s Peach Bowl, the Florida State Seminoles and the Houston Cougars are engaging in some friendly competition as part of the activities put on by the bowl committee. Earlier in the weekend, it was milkshake making and a lip-sync contest. Now, it’s back to athletic battles from members of both teams. Players from the ‘Noles and Cougars competed...
Via Gamedayr
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston alum Banister looking forward to Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister is a product of the University of Houston. Naturally, then, he's pretty excited about the upcoming Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, which will pit the Houston Cougars against the Florida State Seminoles on New Year's Eve.Banister recently spoke with MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan about his affinity for the Cougars, who went 12-1 this season and won the American...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Young Houston fan gets Peach Bowl tickets, loses his mind

The Houston Cougars had a fantastic season this year that saw them go 10-0 before finally losing a game. They won the AAC and made it to a New Year’s Six bowl game. They will be playing the Florida State Seminoles in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta on December 31. It is going to be a great game and one young fan got a pair of tickets to the game. His reaction to the gift was nothing...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon gets big win over Houston 78-69

LAS VEGAS (AP) DeWayne Russell had 20 points and six assists to help Grand Canyon beat Houston 78-69 at the Global Sports Classic on Monday night. Grand Canyon (10-2) has won three straight, including a 52-45 victory against San Diego State. The Antelopes went up by seven when Joshua Braun hit back-to-back 3s with just under five minutes to play. Later, Gerard Martin had a key...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Herman has been fitted for his grill

Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman made a bet with local rapper Paul Wall that if the team won an AAC championship, he would get a blinged out grill. Well, Houston won the AAC and like any true betting man does, Herman has followed through. Pictures and video were posted to Twitter by Joseph Duarte of The Houston Chronicle and many others. @CoachTomHerman my man kept his promise...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Houston Head Coach Gets Fitted For Diamond Grill With Rapper

Earlier in the football season, the Houston Cougars made a deal with their head coach, Tom Herman. If the team won the American Athletic Conference title this season, Herman would get a diamond grill in his mouth. As the year went on, Houston-based rapper and grill expert Paul Wall joined in on the process, saying he would do the work to help Herman fulfill the promise. Now that...
Via Gamedayr
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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