HOUSTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

AAC commissioner Mike Aresco bracing for realignment

It is very likely that the Big 12 is going to be adding a few more teams in the coming months and the Houston Cougars are likely going to be one of them. AAC commissioner Mike Aresco is already preparing for the worst with the conference. On Wednesday, the Cougars teased that they will be making a big announcement on Monday and many believe that it is news they are leaving for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston teases ‘special announcement’ on August 1

The Big 12 is looking to add a few more teams over the next few months and it is likely that they have narrowed the field down to just a few teams. The defending AAC champion Houston Cougars are one of those teams and it looks like they could be the first team added. The Cougars took to Twitter on Wednesday and teased making a “special announcement” on Monday, Aug. 1. A special...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Houston guard L.J. Rose to transfer to BYU

PROVO, Utah (AP) Former Houston guard L.J. Rose has decided to transfer to BYU, coach Dave Rose said Tuesday. He will be eligible to play as a graduate-transfer senior during the upcoming season. Rose averaged 5.7 points and 3.6 assists during stints at Baylor and Houston. He's played in 82 games and started 44. The 6-foot-3 Houston native played just two games last season due...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Tom Herman blasts media over reports he met with Baylor

Last week, two reports emerged that Houston head coach Tom Herman had met with Baylor officials to discuss the Bears’ head coaching job. Considering Herman’s standing in the coaching world, the turmoil that Baylor currently finds itself in, and the fact that it is July, the story seemed a bit far-fetched. The story was quickly refuted from Herman sources, and now the Cougars...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Herman’s mad about Baylor reports, nostalgic for newspapers

Houston Cougars head football coach Tom Herman has taken exception to media reports before, and now he’s upset about one form of media and nostalgic for another one. Pete Mundo of Heartland College Sports wrote last week that Herman had discussed taking the Baylor job and that his agent had been in Waco for a face-to-face meeting about it, and Colt Barber of 247 Sports’ Baylor...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tren’Davian Dickson officially enrolls at Houston

Tren’Davian Dickson is one of the first ex-Baylor enrollees to announce his commitment for the 2016 season and he will be staying in the state of Texas. The four-star wide receiver announced on Saturday that he will be transferring to play for the Houston Cougars.
Via Campus Sports Net
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

3-star cornerback Javelin Guidry commits to Houston

As of early Tuesday, 3-star cornerback Javelin Guidry has officially become a hard commit to Houston Cougars. He took to Twitter to announce his commitment late last week. pic.twitter.com/iKtI1o90NQ — Javelin K. Guidry (@JavKFootball28) May 28, 2016 Houston is among a number of teams to put in an offer for Guidry and one of the few from his home state to offer him a scholarship...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston keeping options open for conference move

The Big 12 has a number of options to choose from when it comes to possible expansion. The Houston Cougars are one of those options, but that doesn’t mean they are focused just on the Big 12 at this point. The rumor mill has been turning when it comes to conference expansion for the Big 12 and the Cougars are one of the teams on the list. Of course, the team would love to have...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston football coach's daughter has the best yearbook quote

Houston Cougars football coach Tom Herman shared a hilarious yearbook shot of Madison Meekins - daughter of Houston tight end coach Corby Meekins. Instead of going with the typical inspirational quote in her senior yearbook, Madison opted to share the question she's likely been asked countless times.Hudl is a recruiting website that players can use to advertise themselves.(Thanks...
Via FOX Sports
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas booster Red McCombs wants Houston in the Big 12

The subject of Big 12 expansion is once again a hot topic, and an influential booster at the conference’s premier institution seems to think one school in particular would be a good fit.  Prominent Texas donor Red McCombs told ESPN Radio today that the Big 12 needs to add two more programs to get back to a 12-team league, and he wants Houston to be one of the two. Texas mega...
Via College Spun
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: 14 Houston Players Donate And Deliver Bottled Water To Local Flood Victims

The Houston area has been dealing with extreme flooding in recent days, reportedly leaving six people dead and thousands of homes flooded. A group of Houston Cougars football players are stepping up to help those that have been affected in the local community. 14 members of the program, led by offensive lineman Na’Ty Rodgers bought bottled water out of their own pocket and delivered...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

It’s an Easter bunny showdown at Houston Cougars spring practice

The Houston Cougars are coming off a wildly-successful college football season that ended with a conference championship and a victory over Florida State in the Peach Bowl. Now the Cougs are being thought of as a potential playoff-caliber team heading to the 2016 season. With the bar raised for Tom Herman’s team, they are still finding ways to lighten things up this spring. For...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Security Personnel That Beat Houston Student Trying To Charge Field After AAC Title Game Indicted On Assault Charges

Acting as security for a college football game can be a real pain in the behind. They tell you not to let people on the field, but what are you supposed to do when the student body wants to charge the field after the team wins its first conference championship in years? There is no way to stop them all, but you don't want to not do your job...Such was the dilemna the CSC security...
Via FatManWriting
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Security guard indicted for assaulting University of Houston football fan

Some people think fans storming the field is too dangerous and should therefore not be allowed. But you know what else is dangerous? Being punched in the face by a security guard! A security guard in Houston was indicted Wednesday on a misdemeanor assault charge for striking a fan who was trying to join the on-field celebration following the University of Houston’s clinching...
Via The Comeback
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Houston lands top 10 5-star recruit DT Ed Oliver

Tom Herman had a fantastic debut season going 13-1 for the Houston Cougars. How does Herman follow up that season? By getting it done on the recruiting trail….. The #HTownTakeover continues with H-Town product @Edoliver_11! Welcome to @UHCougarFB! pic.twitter.com/gwJQevdamV — #HTownTakeover (@UHCougarFB) February 3, 2016 Ed Oliver is the No. 6 overall player on 247’s composite...
Via The Student Section
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman goes off on local radio hosts

University of Houston head football coach Tom Herman made an appearance on SportsRadio 610 in Houston on Wednesday morning to address a report by John Lopez about former Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen, who officially transferred to the Cougars this week. Herman’s appearance on In The Loop with Nick Wright and Lopez immediately turned contentious, and what followed was a...
Via Awful Announcing
January 06, 2016  |  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

Houston Cougars Head Coach To Get Diamond Grill In Mouth To Fulfill Promise

Coaches in sports wil do anything to get their team motivated to win. In the case of Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman, that involves getting a new look in his mouth. After the Cougars won the American Athletic Conference championship, Houston-based rapper Paul Wall sent out a tweet congratulating Herman and the Cougars on their win and subsequent spot in a big time bowl game...
Via Gamedayr
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston coach will make good on promise to get diamond grill

The Houston Cougars had an impressive season as head coach Tom Herman coached the team to an 11-1 record, an American Athletic Conference title, and a trip to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against the Florida State Seminoles Dec. 31. Instead of bolting for a bigger program, Herman signed a five-year contract extension worth $14 million. It seems with the new contract he’s living a...
Via The Comeback
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston AD vows action against violent security guards

Workers from CSC Security hired to guard the field during the AAC Championship Game Saturday between Houston and Temple went completely overboard with their excessive force used on students trying to rush the field. The Cougars beat the Owls 24-13 at their home stadium, so naturally fans were eager to celebrate the victory. Some tried to run on the field, but they were met with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Footage shows security guard assaulting Houston fan

After Houston beat Temple to win the AAC Championship on Saturday, fans stormed the field in celebration. Instead of celebrating with his fellow fans, however, one fan was viciously assaulted by one of the CSC security team, however, for reasons unknown. WARNING: Video contains some language and violent images. We haven’t heard the last of this story. There are a lot of questions...
Via Sportsnaut
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston QB jukes his way straight to the end zone

No. 19 Houston is facing off with No. 22 Temple for the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship. Houston is hungry for the AAC title and no one seems hungrier than their quarterback Greg Ward Jr. The junior is having an exceptional game, especially on the ground. Ward juked off Temple defenders to score this amazing touchdown and bring the Houston Cougars up 17-0 in the...
Via Gamedayr
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston's Tom Herman has interest in Georgia job

Several college football coaches have resigned or been ousted this season, with the most notable being longtime Georgia coach Mark Richt. Expect the vacancy in Athens to be a coveted position. According to one report, Houston head coach Tom Herman, one of the hot names on the coaching market, is very interested in the opening at Georgia. A source tells me Tom Herman has high...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston head coach Tom Herman rips his wide receivers

Tom Herman is bringing a ton of excitement to the Houston Cougars. Herman, the former offensive coordinator at Ohio State, has already landed a five-star recruit, and he’s been seen pulling a John Calipari and hanging out with Drake. Many are projecting the Cougars to become the dominant program in the AAC. That escalation might not come as quickly as people think, however. After...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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