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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars Honor Andre Ware By Adding 11-Yard Line

The Houston Cougars have decided to honor the 1989 Heisman Trophy Winner, Andre Ware, by adding an 11-yard line mark to their field. A very classy move and a huge honor for Ware. This isn’t something you see at every school, so it will be easily identifiable. [@Joseph_Duarte] The post Houston Cougars Honor Andre Ware By Adding 11-Yard Line appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP adds transfers from Arkansas, Houston

Just prior to the start of summer camp, UTEP announced it had bolstered its roster with a pair of FBS transfers, including one from a Power Five conference. Damian Payne and Kelvin Fisher, the school confirmed in a press release, have transferred into the football program from Houston and Arkansas, respectively. The release did not state whether Fisher will be eligible to play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars new uni’s

New uniforms seem to be the trend in the sports world. Most go for the flash look that appeals to the young audience. However, the Houston Cougars worked with Nike to create a very classic and clean look for the 2014 football season. The white on white is my favorite look for the Cougars. What are your thoughts?
Via The Front Office News
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Houston Uniforms

The Houston Cougars will don new uniforms for the 2014. Nike made the announcement on it’s official blog a short time ago. Here’s a brief preview of what they’ll look like: New @UHCougarFB uniforms for 2014 season pic.twitter.com/LjQctJYBju — Joseph Duarte (@Joseph_Duarte) July 23, 2014 To get a full range of combinations, be sure to check out the full article at the Nike Blog.
Via Bloguin Best
July 23, 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

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
June 17, 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 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 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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