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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joey Mbu Interview | Defensive Tackle, Houston

DraftSeason: What is your biggest personal goal on the field entering your Senior year at Houston? Joey Mbu: My biggest personal goal is to be one of the top 3 DT’s in the nation. To do that, I have to be relentless on every play. DraftSeason: What do you feel is your greatest strength and weakness as a defensive lineman? Joey Mbu: Greatest Stength: I think my greatest strength...
Via DraftSeason
24 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 40 Houston Cougars season preview

The Houston Cougars did well in their first season in the American Athletic Conference after 18 years in Conference USA. They overcame the challenge of having their toughest schedule in the program's history to date. The Cougars turned things around last year going 8-5 after having a losing season in 2012. Houston rewarded head coach Tony Levine, who is currently the only Jewish...
Via College Football Universe
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baton Rouge Regional – Results; Day 2 Capsule

The first day of the Baton Rouge Regional is in the books. LSU took care of business after trailing Southeastern Louisiana 4-2 to win 8-4, while Houston needed 10 innings to dispatch Bryant 3-2. Bryant will play SLU Saturday afternoon, while LSU and Houston will square off at 7pm. Game 1 Box Score – #1 LSU vs. #4 Southeastern Louisiana Game 2 Box Score – #2 Houston vs.  #3...
Via Saturday Night Slant
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Levine signs five-year extension with Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars have extended head football coach Tony Levine to a five-year deal according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Levine, 41, went 8-5 in his second season as the head coach at Houston, finishing with a 5-3 record in the American Athletic Conference and earning a bid in the BBVA Compass Bowl, which they lost to the Vanderbilt Commodores. Levine has been at Houston since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Transfer Tashawn Thomas Announces Move To Oklahoma, Will Seek Waiver To Play Immediately

The ripe transfer market continues to bear fruit for the power conferences (and the best of the rest). Houston’s Tashawn Thomas was given his release, with the stipulation that he could not go to another AAC program, or a school in Texas. Instead, he moves one state north to the Big 12 and the Oklahoma Sooners. It’s not a secret anymore, I’m transferring to OU #BoomerSooner...
Via College Spun
May 18, 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

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

Houston Cornerback in Critical Condition After Accident At Practice

The Houston Cougars season has taken a sad turn. Cornerback D.J. Hayden is listed in critical but stable condition after undergoing emergency surgery on Tuesday evening to repair a torn blood vessel in his body. Hayden, a senior who is leading Conference USA in interceptions this season with four, suffered a torn inferior vena cava during a collision at practice. The inferior...
Via Bloguin Best
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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