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Game of the Century: #2 Houston upsets #1 UCLA

Today in 1968, the University of Houston beat UCLA in the Game of the Century, 71-69. 52,693 people were in the Astrodome to see...

The Hype Before The Game of the Century

Guy V. Lewis started talking about it almost as soon as the Astrodome had opened in 1965. By early the following year, he convinced...

The Cougars will wear Home Whites From The Late-1960s

The Houston Cougars will debut new uniforms tonight, a tribute to the legendary teams of the late 1960s. Here we feature some of those...

Elmo Wright enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame

Elmo Wright, a dazzling split end on the 1968-70 UH football teams, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night....

UH crushs Li’l Tulsa 100-6

"I even know the play I scored on," Larry Gatlin told me in a 1998 interview for the Daily Cougar. "It was 3rd-and-12 on...

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...

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...

Archie Manning says UH was the best he ever faced

  In his three seasons as the Ole Miss quarterback, Archie Manning never lost to a school twice. Except for the University of Houston. The...

OTD: The Big E Explodes In Elite 8

On this day in 1968, the #1-ranked and undefeated Houston Cougars routed TCU, 103-68, in the Midwest Region Final in Wichita. Elvin Hayes scored...

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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...