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Film Room: SMU’s Tampa 2 Defense Handcuffed The Coogs (FREE!)

SMU came out in a defensive set last night that surprised, confused, and scared the Cougar offense and coaches. In our film room study of the SMU game, we look at what SMU did and how UH could have beaten it.   SMU Comes Out In a New Defense SMU started the game in a 3-2-6 with safety Patrick Nelson… Read More
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RIP To The Old Cougar Den (FREE!)

Like many other universities around the country, the University of Houston was severely impacted by World War II. The school lost over half of its enrollment to the war effort but was able to plant a seed that eventually helped UH to evolve into the Tier One institution we know today.   The Navy was already conducting vocational classes at… Read More
D'Eriq King - The Heisman King By The Numbers Featured Football Insider Content 

It’s Time To Talk About D’Eriq King & The Heisman

D’Eriq King has quietly asserted himself into the Heisman conversation. Not quietly for UH fans, obviously, because we’ve watched his progress all season. After his jaw-dropping performance against USF, the national media has started to pick up on what we all know:   D’Eriq King is a superstar.   He’s a bathroom-can-wait, don’t-talk-to-me-right-now, not-looking-at-my-phone, can-you-believe-this walking, talking, breathing superstar. And… Read More
By The Numbers 1st Half Schedule and The AAC By The Numbers Featured Football Free 

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
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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 Tech but had also missed on two. He missed another vs. UTEP the following week and had one blocked vs. Mississippi State.   Ben Bell replaced him in the 2nd half against the Bulldogs… Read More
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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