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Pre- And Post- Game Video & Headlines: 1980 Cotton Bowl

The 1980 Cotton Bowl is perhaps the greatest bowl win in school history. The #8 Cougars beat #7 Nebraska on a fourth-down touchdown pass...

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...

Cougars Win! Early 70s UH Promotional Video

This is an early 70s promotional film that would likely have been sent to high schools. It focuses on the UH campus, great athletes...

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...

Remembering the QB Shuffle in ’74 & Baylor Game in ’84

Cougars Struggle To Hold Onto The Football In The Desert Heading into 1974, Coach Yeoman lamented that, "Anytime you lose your triggerman, you're in a...

Cougar History: Anecdotes About Coach Yeoman

  GoCoogs.com is proud to introduce our newest project - Cougar History: The Oral History Podcast. Cougar History can be found in the top navigation...

AJ Yeoman: Matriarch of UH Football

  90 years ago today - June 16, 1929 - AJ Yeoman was born in Long Beach, California. She would go on to marry Bill...

The Life & Times of Shasta: Gallery 2

You can find our first Shasta gallery here. In 1946, the Cougar mascot was officially adopted by the University although it had been in...

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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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....

Bill Yeoman agrees to coach the Houston Cougars

On December 12, 1961, Bill Yeoman agreed to become the head coach at the University of Houston. Yeoman left a job on the staff...

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....

Cougars struggle to get it together in AAC Championship

Just some random thoughts from the Cincinnati game:   In the championship game era, the Cougars have gone 8-0 in the conference twice (C-USA 2011,...