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May 1971: UH is invited to the Southwest Conference

On the morning of May 3, 1971, in a conference room in College Station, the University of Houston had one of its biggest athletics...

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...

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...

Beyond football: Demerick Gary is the new GA on Sack Ave

Houston defensive line coach Brian Early is a relentless recruiter, hyper-focused on building a relationship and, ultimately, getting his man. Just ask D'Anthony Jones,...

HOUSTON TOPS PENN STATE TO GO 13-1

On January 2, 2012, the Houston Cougars pounded Penn State in the 2012 Ticket City Bowl, 30-14. The score does accurately portray the outright...

1980 COTTON BOWL: COUGARS BEAT HUSKERS ON 4TH-DOWN PASS

On a chilly New Years Day, the #8 Houston Cougars beat seventh-ranked Nebraska, 17-14 in the 1980 Cotton Bowl. With 12 seconds left, quarterback...

Houston gets first bowl win in 28 years

On December 31, 2008, the Houston Cougars ended a 28-year bowl losing streak, beating Air Force, 34-28, in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl....

Strong Cougars beat Auburn in ’69 Bluebonnet Bowl

On December 31, 1969, #17 Houston beat twelfth-ranked Auburn in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl, 36-7. The Cougars held the Plainsmen to one rushing yard for...

UH has a full Sunday in Birmingham

The Houston Cougar Football Team had a full Sunday in Birmingham in the runup to the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl. UH practiced at Birmingham Southern...

Cougars bowl before the Birmingham Bowl

After UH's first practice in Birmingham Saturday, the team went to Vestavia Bowl for a bowling challenge against Auburn. The Birmingham Bowl sent photos...

Cougars win the Tangerine Bowl in 1962

On December 22, 1962, the Houston Cougars beat the Miami (OH) Redskins, 49-21, in the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando. Sophomore Joe Lopasky scored 4...

Shead shines bright while Tranquil Brown fades to black

The Houston Cougars overcame a rash of banged-up players and a sluggish offense to beat Oklahoma State, 72-61, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth....

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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...