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A Few Thoughts On Pete Thamel’s UH Hit Piece

Yahoo’s Pete Thamel wrote a scathing piece on the UH/Major Applewhite situation. Thamel used a single, anonymous Big 12 source (read: Tom Herman) to trash UH and to state that the school would never get into the Big 12 based on the treatment of Major Applewhite.   Part of that could be a legitimate topic from many sources but not… Read More
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Major’s Grad Transfer Program Hasn’t Worked Out (Free)

Major Applewhite has made a big bet on the strategy of attracting graduate transfers. In the past two seasons, UH has taken nine such players. But the practice has not paid off; in fact, the grad transfer route has left the program scrambling to fill out a roster of FBS-level talent.   In theory, grad transfers can be attractive targets… Read More
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State of the Program: Major Problems

From Twitter to Facebook to our subscribers at the Veer to the 50+ conversations I’ve had with UH fans since Saturday, a super-majority want to see Major Applewhite gone. Most weren’t thrilled with the hire in the first place and many more have come to believe he’s all wrong for the job.   That’s a bad spot for UH to… Read More
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New: Details Of The Kendal Briles Contract & Buyout (FREE)

On Friday, the UH Board of Regents met to discuss the new contracts for associate head coach/offensive coordinator Kendal Briles and OL coach/run game coordinator Randy Clements. The Board delegated approval of the contracts to Chancellor Renu Khator, giving her authority to negotiate and sign the contracts.   If Dr. Khator has signed these contracts, and AD Chris Pezman and… Read More
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12 Initial Thoughts About The Kendal Briles Rumors

A lot of UH fans are freaking out over the reports that Kendal Briles is interviewing with Tennessee.   I think it’s time to sloooooow down, take a deep breath, and look at the big picture. Here are 13 insights into The Briles Betrayal.   1. It’s not a betrayal. Kendal has every right to interview. He’s an assistant coach.… Read More
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28: The UH Defense’s Magic Number

Once again, GoCoogs was able to break the news about one of our coordinators. This time, we told you that Kendal Briles was signing an extension to stay at UH and getting a raise. We’re not in the news-breaking business but we’re glad our trusted sources came through once again.   As I tweeted Wednesday morning, I think Kendal will… Read More
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Search For The New DC: The Case For David Gibbs

Note: GoCoogs will not make any predictions about who will be hired as the new DC. We won’t root for a specific candidate, either. What we will do, over the next several days, is lay out the case for several people thought to be candidates. We will present information and analyze what we can see and what we know. We… Read More
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Beyond The Box Score: Memphis (Free)

This is pretty disappointing to write. I think our guys came out ready to play. Even with the numerous drops from wide receivers, we led at the half. Memphis made halftime adjustments once again, and we didn’t, and they routed us.   The Major Applewhite Era In two losses to Memphis, Major Applewhite’s teams have been outscored 77-31 in the… Read More