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Houston Cougars Finding Favor with Kenneth Farrow

“He’s not just a leader in our offense, but with our entire football team.” That is Houston head coach Tony Levine heaping praise on running back Kenneth Farrow during Monday morning’s AAC Coaches Teleconference. And why not? In a season with many ups and downs, especially on offense, Farrow has been the guy the Cougars […] The post Houston Cougars Finding Favor with Kenneth...
Via AAC Football Fever
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rolls Past Morgan State, 72-52

HOUSTON - University of Houston junior forward Devonta Pollard and junior guard Cavon Baker each posted double-doubles to lead the Cougars to a 72-57 win over Morgan State in the program's home opener inside Hofheinz Pavilion on Saturday night.

Houston tops Morgan State 72-57

HOUSTON (AP) Devonta Pollard scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Houston over Morgan State 72-57 on Saturday. A slow start by both teams prompted an 8-7 Houston lead almost 5 minutes in, but an 8-1 run by the Cougars, including a dunk by Pollard, helped Houston build a 41-28 advantage at intermission. Morgan State came out with a renewed vigor in the second half and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU Men's Basketball Prepare For Houston Cougars Saturday Night

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What to Look for from the Houston Cougars Against Tulsa

When the editors at AACFootballFever.com put out this week’s assignment sheet, today’s article was “What to Look for from the Houston Cougars Against Tulsa.” At first, I wondered what they had against me. Or maybe they just wanted to issue a huge challenge. Because if anyone knows what to expect from the Coogs this week, […] The post What to Look for from the Houston Cougars...
Via AAC Football Fever
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes Necessary to Save Houston’s 2014 Season

You could hear a lot of sounds coming from TDECU Stadium Saturday as the Houston Cougars took on Tulane. Whack. That’s the vaunted “Third Ward Defense” getting gashed for big plays in the fourth quarter when the game was still on the line. Thunk. That’s the Coogs losing the turnover battle. Clunk: That’s the offense getting shut down in the second half until a frantic,...
Via AAC Football Fever
14 days ago  |  Discuss

AAC Power Rankings: Houston Loss Forces Another Shift in Power

The aacfootballfever.com staff members provided their American Athletic Conference power rankings on Sunday afternoon, and once again, there has been another power shift in the upper half of the standings. After receiving six first-place votes in last week’s rankings, Houston drops three spots from No. 2 to 5 with a confusing loss to Tulane at home. The Cougars, who opened TDECU...
Via AAC Football Fever
15 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s a Good Time to Be the Houston Cougars

The Houston football official Twitter account says it all: With 3 straight wins, #ItsGood2Be a Houston Cougar. Join us Saturday at 2:30 pm for Homecoming! #GoCoogs pic.twitter.com/qdA8FXgqBG — Houston Football (@UHCougarFB) November 3, 2014 With three wins in a row, not only is it a good time to be a Cougar, but it’s a good time to be in first place. Yes, you read that right...
Via AAC Football Fever
21 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: 3 WWE Stars Attend College Football Game Today

Sheamus tweeted that he attended the USF vs. Houston college football game today (Saturday) with Wade Barrett and Titus O’Neil. He wrote: USF Bulls V Houston Cougars. Two handsome fellas & @WadeBarrett… pic.twitter.com/5KxB4ncgeI — Sheamus (@WWESheamus) November 1, 2014 Jorge Romero also sent us this photo: Bad News Barrett & Sheamus were guests of Titus O'Neil...
Via WZR Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Guys Like Houston Cougars QB Greg Ward Jr. Are What College Football Should Be About

When the college football loving world sits down Saturday to watch some action they are going to be looking to see what guys like Everett Golson and Jameis Winston are going to do. They are going to be curious to see if Georgia can survive another game without Todd Gurley. Between games they will wonder if Brady Hoke will get fired for another quarterback getting injured (yes, even...
Via FatManWriting
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Owls at Houston Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Temple Owls and Houston Cougars will face off against one another in a match-up of two schools from the American Athletic Conference. Temple (4-1) and Houston (3-3) will each be looking to earn a win in this one. Coverage of the game between Temple and Houston will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 9:00 pm ET from TDECU Stadium in Houston, TX. The Odds...
Via Tireball.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Greg Ward Jr stuns Memphis with 64 yard run

Even though the weekend of football action is over, we will continue to bring you some of the best plays of the weekend today. This is a collection of this best plays of the week from the American Athletic Conference. Of course, the best is saved for last (it starts around 45 seconds into the video) as Houston’s QB Greg Ward Jr spins to avoid a sack and then is off to the races…...
Via The Student Section
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UCF Knights at Houston Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the UCF Knights will travel to take on the Houston Cougars. UCF (1-2) will look to even their record against fellow American Conference member Houston. (2-2) Coverage of the game between Houston and UCF will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Houston Football Stadium in Houston, TX. The Odds: Houston is a 3 point favorite for Thursday’s game...
Via Tireball.com
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars: Betting Odds And Predictions

The Houston Cougars take on the BYU Cougars on Thursday. Here are the betting odds and predictions.
Via Gamedayr
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Houston Unveils New American Flag-Themed Helmet For BYU Game

Monday, Virginia Tech unveiled a brand new American flag-themed helmet that the Hokies will be wearing this weekend to celebrate Military Appreciation Day. Tuesday, another team followed suit with a similar concept. The Houston Cougars will be donning a new stars and stripes decal on their lids as well – they play against BYU on 9-11. In honor of game at BYU Thursday on 9/11,...
Via College Spun
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PICTURE: A Snapshot Of Houston’s Night

The Houston Cougars opened their gleaming new ballpark, TDECU Stadium, Friday night, thinking they would build on a very encouraging 2013 season and smack the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. They didn’t. Here was Houston’s night in one photo, courtesy of Austin Atkinson: Down 27-0, a Houston player heads to the stands to text his girlfriend. pic.twitter.com/OlQVkNBuSd — Austin...
Via The Student Section
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars New Stadium Not Getting the Welcome Fans Hoped For (so far)

The Houston Cougars are one of a handful of teams debuting a new stadium this season. Like every other team in existence the hope would be to come out guns blazing for the first game in the new digs and dominate whoever was foolish enough to oppose them.So far, during Friday night's game against the UTSA Roadrunners that hasn't happened. Instead the team has put on an impressive...
Via FatManWriting
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Come Up With Pretty Cool Way to Honor Heisman Trophy Winner Andre Ware

The Houston Cougars are one of a handful of teams that are debuting new stadiums this fall. When fans go to the team's home opener they may laugh when they see what they believe to be an error by the grounds crew--the 11-yard line is going to be marked. As it turns out the '11' is there on purpose.Actually, the reason it's there is pretty cool (and likely to get copied...
Via FatManWriting
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Houston LB/DL killed serving in Afghanistan

Sergeant 1st Class and former Houston Cougars football player Sam Hairston was killed while serving in the US Army in Afghanistan on Tuesday, when “his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire,” the US Department of Defense states. He was 35. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Sam Hairston and express our greatest condolences to his wife, Tawana, son, Hayden, extended...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  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
July 10, 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
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