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30-0: The Dad’s Day Massacre in Austin

On this day in 1976, the Houston Cougars beat Texas 30-0 at Memorial Stadium in Austin in what has become known as the Dad's...

Cougars pound the Aggies in first SWC ‘home’ game

  On this day in 1976, the Cougars returned "home" to Rice Stadium and rocked #9 Texas A&M, 21-10. The crowd of 70,001 was the...

Today in 1976, Houston Debuted In The SWC

  On September 11, 1976, the University of Houston arrived on the big stage. Bill Yeoman and his Cougar football team were in Waco for the...

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...

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...

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...

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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...