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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...

Coogs Are Undefeated In NCAA Tournament Games In Texas

Houston defeated Illinois on Sunday, 68-53, to advance to the Sweet 16 for the third-straight NCAA Tournament. The Cougars will face #1 seed Arizona...

50 years ago, UH finally met Rice on the field

  50 years ago today, the Houston Cougars finally stepped onto the football field with the Rice Owls. The game was 25 years in the...

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...

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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,...

Film study: Coogs have to overcome two shutdown corners

Friday, we wrote about Cincinnati's imposing DL https://gocoogs.com/cincinnati-dl/   Much like Houston, Cincinnati's defense goes through the linebackers. Dana Holgorsen said this week that both teams have...

Film study: Cincinnati’s defensive linemen are no joke

Houston and Cincinnati both play elite defense. On Thursday in an interview on ESPNU Radio, Dana Holgorsen said both teams are similar in many...

1989 box scores and Andre Ware’s season stats

These are newspaper box scores, individual stats, and specifically, Andre Ware's stats and NCAA records from the University of Houston's 1989 football season. Andre...

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...