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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...

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...

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...

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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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...