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Film Room: The Red Zone Sequence In The 3rd Quarter

Chandler Smith rushed for 7 yards on 3rd down to get the Coogs a first-and-ten at the 12-yard line. Down 17 in the 3rd quarter, UH needed to punch it in to start the Cougar comeback.   But things broke down immediately thereafter. Facing 5 safeties across, D’Eriq King made 3 interesting reads on three-straight plays before a false start… Read More
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Part 2: Countering SMU’s Tampa 2 Defense

In our film room study, we looked at the SMU defense and offered a few thoughts on how UH could have beaten it. Here, we’ll look at specific ways to counter the Tampa 2.   The point of running this offense – where no running back or receiver is featured – is that it’s supposed to work against any defense.… Read More
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Film Room: SMU’s Tampa 2 Defense Handcuffed The Coogs (FREE!)

SMU came out in a defensive set last night that surprised, confused, and scared the Cougar offense and coaches. In our film room study of the SMU game, we look at what SMU did and how UH could have beaten it.   SMU Comes Out In a New Defense SMU started the game in a 3-2-6 with safety Patrick Nelson… Read More
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News & Notes Heading Into The SMU Game (FREE!)

A few news and notes before heading to the Hilltop:   This is the only away-game before Black Friday for the Coogs. Win it and you’ve got to feel really, really good about playing for a conference title.   A win and a Tulane loss at USF Saturday puts the Cougars dormie in the West – 3 up with 3… Read More
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dos Coogs: Our Favorite Players By The Numbers

dos Coogs is back for a second day in a row. We’ve looked at what game is the most important in November as well as had an in-depth conversation about how we watch basketball.   Today, we go inside the numbers on some of our favorite UH football players.   Other than Oliver and King, who is the MVP on… Read More
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Dos Coogs: A Couple of Topics Before The SMU Game (FREE)

Dos Coogs is doing Halloween in style. Today, we take a look at two questions before we start to focus on SMU.   1. What is the trickiest game left for the Coogs? Brad Towns (played baseball for the Cougars): Memphis was THE game before the season started and that hasn’t changed.  We will likely win the West before we… Read More
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It’s Time To Talk About D’Eriq King & The Heisman

D’Eriq King has quietly asserted himself into the Heisman conversation. Not quietly for UH fans, obviously, because we’ve watched his progress all season. After his jaw-dropping performance against USF, the national media has started to pick up on what we all know:   D’Eriq King is a superstar.   He’s a bathroom-can-wait, don’t-talk-to-me-right-now, not-looking-at-my-phone, can-you-believe-this walking, talking, breathing superstar. And… Read More
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Stats Be Damned: The Defense Played Well Vs. USF (Free)

I usually live by the stats and the game book. But in the case of the UH defense, the stats don’t tell the whole story. And the story is this: the Cougar defense had a deceptively great day Saturday.   On paper, the D gave up 204 yards rushing, 263 yards passing and 36 points. And just reading that, someone… Read More