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Route 66: Ware, Spoon, and Phillips humiliate the Horns

It was called Route 66. As in the Houston Cougars 66, Texas 15. On November 5, 1988, UH went to Austin and put 66...

Keenum, Carrier, & Edwards make history in Rice blowout

"It was a blast," Case Keenum said after the 73-34 win over Rice in a deluge. It was October 27, 2011, and Case had...

Tennessee ’65: The day the Veer was born

The Cougars began the 1965 season in the sparkling-new Houston Astrodome. But after running onto the field against Tulsa in the opener, nothing else...

Houston runs it up against the Ponies, 95-21

On this day in 1989, the Houston Cougars blew out the SMU Mustangs, 95-21. UH piled up 1,021 yards - an NCAA record that...

Today is Greg Ward Day!

  Very few players have changed the trajectory of the Houston Cougar program as much as Greg Ward did. That's why we celebrate Greg Ward...

Stick It In Your Pipe And Smoke It!

  The 2009 Cougars had a big problem.   UH went into Homecoming week struggling with their kickers. Jordan Mannisto had hit 3 big kicks against Texas...

Matt Hogan Reflects On The Kick

  Editor's note: two years ago, Matt Hogan wrote for us about his game-winning, walk-off kick in Tulsa in 2009. I can't believe it's been...

Cougars pound the Aggies in first SWC ‘home’ game

  On this day in 1976, the Cougars returned "home" to Rice Stadium and rocked #9 Texas A&M, 21-10. The crowd of 70,001 was the...

Beating Michigan State in 1967 put UH on the map

  The University of Houston defeated two-time defending national champ Michigan State, 37-7 on September 23, 1967. It is widely regarded as the game that...

Bill Yeoman beat Baylor in his 1st game

  Bill Yeoman's first game as UH's head in 1962 was a 19-0 win over the Baylor Bears at Rice Stadium. Sophomore running back Joe...

The University of Houston plays its first-ever football game

75 years ago today, the University of Houston played its first-ever football game. At Public School Stadium near the UH campus, the Cougars lost...

UH’s 1968 trip to Austin results in a 20-20 tie

  On September 21, 1968, the Houston Cougars went to Austin and tied the #4 Texas Longhorns, 20-20. Paul Gipson ran for 173 yards and...

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UH’s Involvement In World War 2

For nearly 95 years, the University of Houston has evolved to suit the needs of its students and its city. UH grew from humble...

Andre Ware wins the Heisman Trophy

See every box score and game-by-game stats from Andre Ware's 1989 Heisman Trophy winning season.   Today in 1989, the University of Houston's Andre Ware...

Inside UH’s fight to join the Big 12

Over the last three months, the Houston Cougars joined a new conference, reeled off 11 wins in a row, and ended the regular season...

Tennessee ’65: The day the Veer was born

The Cougars began the 1965 season in the sparkling-new Houston Astrodome. But after running onto the field against Tulsa in the opener, nothing else...

Bill Yeoman beat Baylor in his 1st game

  Bill Yeoman's first game as UH's head in 1962 was a 19-0 win over the Baylor Bears at Rice Stadium. Sophomore running back Joe...