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1st & 10 Day: championships and 10-win seasons

December 1st is a day of firsts for the University of Houston - first-place finishes, that is. On four separate occasions, UH has won...

Guy V. Lewis stories on his 99th birthday

  Coach Guy V. Lewis would have turned 99 today. The Hall of Fame coach that won 592 games and went to five Final Fours...

Remembering Coach Dave Williams

  University of Houston legendary UH golf coach Dave Williams is known as the father of college golf. Coach Williams won 16 national titles at...

UH Wins ‘Fumble-Circus’ Over Texas Tech

  On this day in 1951, the Houston Cougars overcame nine turnovers (six fumbles and 3 interceptions) and squeaked out a 6-0 win over eventual...

Video: Golf Coach Dave Williams Discusses His Career

In 1984, Dave Williams sat down for this 30-minute interview with former Abilene Christian VP and Abilene mayor Gary McCaleb. When this was recorded...

Former OL Remembers Coach Yeoman & Tom Wilson

In this edition of the Cougar History Project, former UH OL Mike Wharton ('82, '84) discusses his impressions of Coach Bill Yeoman and legendary...

The Early Days Of UH’s Cullen Rifles

In the late 1940s and 50s, before the University of Houston had achieved much in terms of athletics success, the school was known across...

OTD in 1954: First-Ever Win Over A&M

  On this day 65 years ago, the Houston Cougars beat Texas A&M, 10-7, for the school's first win in the series. The Aggies had...

RIP To The Old Cougar Den

Like many other universities around the country, the University of Houston was severely impacted by World War II. The school lost over half of...

The Life & Times of Shasta: Gallery 1

Shasta existed as a live mascot on the UH campus from 1947 until 1989. Today, UH has an adopted Shasta through a partnership...

Dave Williams & The AAII In Photos

UH Golf hosts the The All America Intercollegiate Invitational at the Golf Club of Houston. The event has long been considered one of the...

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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...

1st & 10 Day: championships and 10-win seasons

December 1st is a day of firsts for the University of Houston - first-place finishes, that is. On four separate occasions, UH has won...

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...

UConn preview: it’s really hard to be this bad

Connecticut might be the worst FBS team the Cougars have played in five years. They are similar to the 2016 Texas State team that...

Statistically, this Cougar defense is one of UH’s best

Since January 1, UH's two revenue sports have gone 23-2 vs. AAC teams.   With a win at UConn, the 2021 team will become the...