By The Numbers Football 

By The Numbers: A Look At Navy

Navy is my favorite team in the conference to play and without question, the best road trip in our league. Personally, I love everything about the Navy program: how they recruit, who they recruit, how they beat more talented teams, the discipline, the toughness…everything!   Here’s a look at Navy by the numbers: Navy Recruits Nationally Navy must recruit nationally… Read More
By The Numbers 1st Half Schedule and The AAC By The Numbers Featured Football 

By The Numbers: 1st Half Schedule & The AAC

The Cougars are halfway through the 2018 season and sit comfortably at 5-1 and 2-0 in the conference. Starting today, GoCoogs.com will present a set of data-driven articles on the first half of the season. Our 1st: a look at how the UH schedule and the American stack up against the rest of the country. Deep Dive: The UH Schedule… Read More
By The Numbers Football 

By The Numbers: Houston At ECU

Let’s go deeper into the numbers of the UH/ECU game. This isn’t your typical preview: Don’t Expect The Team That Played Temple Last Week Temple embarrassed East Carolina last week, 49-6, in Philly. But don’t expect that ECU to show up today. The Pirates have scored 79 total points in their last two home games (41 vs UNC, 37 vs… Read More
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5 Spots Where Cougar Football Has Exceeded Expectations

Through 5 games, let’s look at 5 parts of this Cougar football team where expectations are being met or exceeded: QB – B+ D’Eriq King has done almost everything you’ve asked of him. He understands the offense, he makes good reads, and he runs the ball pretty well. King has taken to the Briles offense and brings a steady hand… Read More
AAC Race After 6 Weeks By The Numbers Football 

News & Notes: The AAC West Race, Tired Defense, And More

A Look At The AAC West Race Houston stands alone at the top of the AAC West. Every other team has lost at least one game. This week, all four games are cross-divisional. Tulsa hosts USF, Temple goes to Navy, UCF heads to Memphis, and the Coogs are at ECU. Each of the other 3 West teams will likely be… Read More
By The Numbers Featured Football VintageUH 

The Improbable Tale of 100-6

“I even know the play I scored on,” Larry Gatlin told me in a 1998 interview. “It was 3rd-and-12 on the 26-yard line. I was in the game in place of Elmo (Wright) at wideout on the right side. The play was ’53 R Out.’   Gatlin had replaced Elmo in the lineup because the score was 86-6. It was… Read More
Greg Ward Day By The Numbers Featured Football 

October 2nd: One Of The Greatest Days In UH History

John O’Korn bounced a swing pass to wide receiver Greg Ward on the left side. The boos start to rein down, mostly aimed at Tony Levine, a first at the new TDECU Stadium. But surely some of the venom is directed at the poor play of O’Korn.   On the next snap, O’Korn’s pass goes across the middle, another of… Read More
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Just How Important Is October For This Football Team?

Good football teams make a statement in September. They grind it out in November so they can win titles the first weekend in December. And a few of those champions become etched in history in the early days of January.   But where does that leave October?   October is probably the most important month in the football season. That’s… Read More