Brad Towns

Towns is a former UH athlete, having played baseball for the Cougars in the mid-90's. He is most famous for walking 9 LSU batters in just 3 innings vs. LSU. He also fired a 2-hit complete game shutout of SFA.

Film Study: King Keeps First Drive Alive

Note: This article is part of our Film Study series. We publish several of these each week on GoCoogs and while they are usually...

Is Wazzu The Biggest Game Of The Year?

Is this the biggest game of the year? Yep.  Of course, we only have two games so far to date but this game is big...

Random Thoughts From Rewatching PV

Four scores and 179 yards ago, the Houston Cougars had a pretty good first quarter. I thought we'd turned it around. But...

The 2019 Offense Will Make The Defense Better

This has felt like the longest off-season I have ever experienced as a UH fan and it's all because we stepped up to hire...

Transfers are making impact in defensive backfield

Going into last season, it looked like the Cougars would be above average in the defensive backfield.  Garrett Davis had started at safety for...

Dana & D’Eriq at AAC Media Day

  Tuesday was the official start of the football season as the AAC hosted media days in Newport, Rhode Island.  Sure, this is just "talking...

Defensive Future Looks Encouraging

Aymiel Fleming DE Isaiah Chambers New Faces Punctuate The 2019 Starting LineupAll football programs lose productive talent each year but UH's defense takes it to another...

Changes to NCAA Baseball Rules for 2019

The college baseball season gets underway Friday. The NCAA has instituted some new rules for this season - some of which could be controversial....

Unintended Consequences: Transfer Portal & Early Signing Period (Free)

On the surface, this story has nothing to do with the Coogs. But it's something to keep an eye on because the outcome will...

Roster Management: Development Takes A Backseat

This is the third in a four-part series about the State of the Program.     We discussed UH's dependence on grad transfers in yesterday's post. Those...

Major’s Grad Transfer Program Hasn’t Worked Out (Free)

  Part 1 of this story is here. Major Applewhite has made a big bet on the strategy of attracting graduate transfers. In the past two...

Part 1: How Would An Expanded FBS Playoff Impact UH?

Our forum, The Veer, is constantly talking about an expanded FBS playoff and how that would affect the American Athletic Conference and UH in...

Search For The New DC: The Case For David Gibbs

Note: GoCoogs will not make any predictions about who will be hired as the new DC and we won't root for a specific candidate,...

Farewell To Mark D’Onofrio’s Atrocious Defense (FREE)

By now you know the scoop that Ryan Monceaux and GoCoogs dished Sunday afternoon: Mark D'Onofrio is out as defensive coordinator at the University...

Cougar Film Room: Patrick Carr Goes Full Beast Mode

Patrick Carr went full beast-mode against Tulane: 18 carries, 139 yards and 2 TDs in just 2.5 quarters of action.   Carr has shown flashes of...

Can UH Justify Firing Major Applewhite? (FREE!)

What if ...   UH were to fire Major Applewhite after this season? Is it possible? Is it prudent? Should the Cougars give him one...

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How UT and Rice conspired to help UH join the SWC

This is a follow-up piece to UH is invited to the Southwest Conference.   The University of Houston was admitted to the Southwest Conference on...

Happy 40th Birthday, Chandi Jones. UH’s Greatest WBB Athlete

Chandi Jones is the greatest player in Lady Cougar Basketball history. A great case can be made that she's the greatest female athlete in...

Following UH Golfer Annie Kim In The Final Round

Out of curiosity, I decided to follow UH golfer Annie Kim in Tuesday's final round of the Icon Invitational at the Golf Club of...

Early Analysis: UH Reveals The 2022 Football Schedule

The 2022 Cougar Football Schedule was released today by the American Athletic Conference. It could be UH's last football season in the AAC. As...

A mid-season reinvention and the new Cougar cheat code

  A new year means a new look during the Kelvin Sampson era. Every team looks different, and the offense plays a slightly different style....