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Houston Cougars Enter Critical Showdown Against UCF

“It’s two programs that have great tradition and great recent history.” Photo used courtesy of houseofhouston.com. That is from Houston coach Tony Levine Monday morning on the weekly AAC Coaches’ Teleconference. But for the Cougars, Thursday’s game against UCF has nothing to do with tradition and history and everything to do with defining this season. Houston has had its...
Via AAC Football Fever
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UCF Knights’ Young Offense Starting to Click

The UCF Knights, reigning AAC conference champions, are racking up the frequent flyer miles this year. At 1-2, they have already traveled more than 5,000 miles with road trips to Dublin, Ireland, and Columbia (MO), and will embark on another sojourn this week when they travel to Houston (TX), to take on the Houston Cougars (2-2) on Thursday. Photo used courtesy of orlandosentinel...
Via AAC Football Fever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Turning Ground Game Success Into Victories

Who are you and what have you done with the Houston Cougars‘ offense? Photo used courtesy of houseofhouston.com. We broached the topic of the Cougars’ running game after Grambling State, but after what Houston did on the ground against UNLV, it’s worth revisiting because it could signify a big change in philosophy heading into the American Athletic Conference season. Let...
Via AAC Football Fever
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John O'Korn leads Houston past UNLV 47-14

HOUSTON (AP) - John O'Korn threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Houston to a 47-14 victory over UNLV Saturday night. O'Korn snuck in from the 1 to tie the game at 7-7 midway through the first quarter. About two minutes later, Daniel Spencer cut left and ran nearly untouched for a 35-yard touchdown to put Houston (2-2) ahead for good. O'Korn threw a 26...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston DB comically misses ball on poorly timed jump (Video)

Houston junior DB Trevon Stewart gave us the football equivalent of Harry Doyle’s legendary “Juuuust a bit outside” with a poorly-timed jump on Thursday night. Just before halftime of BYU’s 33-25 win over Houston, BYU completed a deep pass down the left sideline to Mitchell Juergens. As you can see in the video, a complete […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Poor Houston DB Has No Clue Where Ball Is, Jumps Helplessly Into Air

In an entertaining game that was completely overshadowed by Thursday Night Football, Houston-BYU provided the viewing audience with a bevy of highlight reel plays, not including this one by Houston defensive back Trevon Stewart. He was out of position in covering BYU receiver Mitchell Juergens and clearly had no idea where the ball was. While he ultimately executed an odd leap into...
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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

On Thursday night the Houston Cougars and BYU Cougars will tangle. Houston (1-1) hits the road to take on No. 25 BYU (2-0) who is coming off a laughable win over Texas. Coverage of the game between Houston and BYU kicks off at 9:00 pm ET from LaVelle Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: BYU is a 18.5 point favorite against Houston. The over/under for this...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Series With Oklahoma Shows Shift in CFB Scheduling

The future of scheduling in college football is changing. And those changes will likely lead to huge opportunities for the Houston Cougars. Wednesday, Houston announced a home-at-home series with the University of Oklahoma. The Sooners will come to Houston in 2016 to open the season at NRG Stadium, and the Cougars will return the favor by going to Norman in 2019. .@UHCougarFB announces...
Via AAC Football Fever
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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

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

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
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