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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
2 hours 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
2 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Can’t Start Their Engines in Loss to BYU

If only the Houston Cougars could have started each half the way they finished them Thursday night at BYU. Instead it was a comedy of errors in the first half followed by a complete inability to do anything on either side of the ball after halftime in a 33-25 loss to No. 25 BYU. The game, which wasn’t nearly as close as the final score indicates, drops Houston to 1-2 on the season...
Via AAC Football Fever
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston DB Trevon Stewart Commits The Blooper Of The College Football Season

In last night’s BYU win over Houston, defensive back Trevon Stewart was locked up with receiver Mitchell Juergens on a play. Unfortunately for Stewart, he lost track of where the ball was on the play, and leaped for the ball even though it was already in the arms of Juergens. Good job good effort. [Vine] The post Houston DB Trevon Stewart Commits The Blooper Of The College Football...
Via Diehardsport
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Cougars Having Major Struggles On Special Teams

The Houston Cougars are having some major issues on special teams. It started with a botched punt where the punter dropped the ball and went into panic mode and some how got off a solid kick. Then the woes continued when the Cougars went to kick a field goal and the holder bobbled the ball […] The post The Houston Cougars Having Major Struggles On Special Teams appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
11 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
12 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Discover Hidden Treasure: A Running Game

Before we begin, let’s go ahead and preface this entire article with the following: Houston looked impressive, but it was against Grambling State. Got it? Good. Photo used courtesy of lockerpulse.com. After getting embarrassed by UTSA in the opener, the Houston Cougars took out their frustrations on one of the worst teams and programs in football. The 47-0 shellacking was expected...
Via AAC Football Fever
13 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
13 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
13 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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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