HOUSTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
3 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sampson agrees to deal with the University of Houston

The Houston Cougars have found their next head coach and they didn’t have to look far.Houston Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson has agreed to return to college hoops as the Cougars’ coach, according to CBSSports.com.Sampson had worked in the NBA with the Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks over the past six years.Sampson, 58, was fired from Indiana in 2008 after an NCAA investigation...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Michigan vs Houston (9/26/92)

Ah, student section endzone marshmallows. A tradition like no other.This week's edition of #ThrowbackThursday goes all the way back...22 years ago to the 1992 season.How has it been 22 flippin' years?! Sigh.The Wolverines were fresh off a 10-2 season in 1991 with losses to #1 Florida State earlier in the year and then #1 Washington in the Rose Bowl. But a win against Notre...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UCF fans won't be hooping it up anytime soon

When the UCF Knights lost to the Houston Cougars on Saturday, there shouldn’t have been surprise or disappointment from the UCF basketball faithful. Losing 12 out of 14 games will provide a bit of numbness for any fan base, especially with four losses this season coming to the likes of FAU, Valparaiso, Rutgers and USF. What might be even worse are the understandable losses. Wednesday’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston’s Coach Pulls off Halloween Uniform Prank On Entire Football Team

Houston Cougars coach Tony Levine is just having some fun out there this Halloween season, and he used that fun to trick his entire team. Check out Tony pretending to reveal a new uniform for Thursday night’s match-up against USF, and you can just feel the energy being sucked out of the room when the unveiling went down. Moments later the real uniform was unveiled, much to the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Head Coach Pranks His Team With Halloween Uniform Reveal

The Houston Cougars have quietly become a pretty good team. With the No. 17 offense in the nation leading the way the Cougars have gotten off to a 6-1 start with their only loss being a one pointer to another good team (BYU). Thursday the nation will get a chance to watch these guys when they take on South Florida. So  with the team going on national television there is not a...
Via FatManWriting
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Safety Throws Up On Field During the Game

When it comes to keeping the offense out of the end zone a defense has to do what it has to do sometimes. If that means it needs to throw up in order to distract the ball carrier (because who wants to get tackled in that mess) than so be it. That's why Houston's safety was returning his breakfast to nature on the field (upper right corner of the GIF). Gifulmination...
Via FatManWriting
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Here Are The AAC Football Patches For The Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars are ready to make a statement in the first season of the AAC. Last week, they officially unveiled new football uniforms for the fall, and they were pretty cool. Now, we’re going to take a closer look at the conference patches that the Cougars will wear, via The Emblem Source: Here is an on jersey look at the @American_FB patch that @UHCougarFB will be wearing...
Via College Spun
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars unveil new football uniforms

The Houston Cougars new uniforms have been in the works for months and there have been the occasional leaked image, but on Tuesday, they officially unveiled their new uniforms.  As you can see from the image they will have one white helmet, one red helmet and one set of red jersey and pants and one set of white jersey and pants.  The jerseys can be combined in many different ways...
Via Diehardsport
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars new football uniforms for 2013 hit the internet

The Houston Cougars have unveiled new football uniforms for 2013, featuring an all-white set with a white helmet, as well as a new red helmet.
Via Gamedayr
April 25, 2013  |  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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