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Phi Slama Jama runs past #9 LSU

On December 6, 1983, the #6 Houston Cougars beat #9 LSU 100-91 in a highly-anticipated matchup at the Assembly Center in Baton Rouge. Michael...

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...

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...

Route 66: Ware, Spoon, and Phillips humiliate the Horns

It was called Route 66. As in the Houston Cougars 66, Texas 15. On November 5, 1988, UH went to Austin and put 66...

Houston runs it up against the Ponies, 95-21

On this day in 1989, the Houston Cougars blew out the SMU Mustangs, 95-21. UH piled up 1,021 yards - an NCAA record that...

20 years after 100-6, the Cougars dismantle Tulsa again

Today in 1988, the University of Houston football team beat Tulsa in the Astrodome, 82-28. It was the most points scored by an SWC...

UH wins the earliest SWC game in history

Today in 1983: The Cougars won the earliest SWC game in history, beating Rice 45-14, to retain the Bayou Bucket. The teams had met...

Guy V. Lewis Was Undefeated On His Birthday

  Today would have been Guy V. Lewis' 99th birthday. The father of Cougar basketball, college basketball on national television, playing in domed stadiums, and...

1980: Houston wins a two-day game over the Aggies

  The final score shows Houston 17, Texas A&M 13. But like everything else in UH's 1980 season, the win did not come easy. The...

Remembering Coach Dave Williams

  University of Houston legendary UH golf coach Dave Williams is known as the father of college golf. Coach Williams won 16 national titles at...

Cougars Ware out Baylor, 66-10

On October 7, 1989, #12 Houston destroyed Baylor, 66-10. Andre Ware threw for 514 yards, six scores, and broke the SWC record for career...

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...

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...

OTD: Billy Ray Brown Wins The NCAA

19 year old freshman Billy Ray Brown wins the NCAA Championship. It had been four years.   For any other coach, going four years without...

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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...