The Kick: Matt Hogan from 51 yards out Featured Football Free VintageUH 

Stick It In Your Pipe And Smoke It!

The 2009 Cougars had a big problem.   UH went into Homecoming week struggling with their kickers. Jordan Mannisto had hit 3 big kicks against Texas Tech but had also missed on two. He missed another vs. UTEP the following week and had one blocked vs. Mississippi State.   Ben Bell replaced him in the 2nd half against the Bulldogs… Read More
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Case & The Coogs Beat Tech With Epic Comeback

The Texas Tech game in 2009 was a major event for the Houston Cougars and the city. It was the first time in 18 years that UH had been ranked, coming a week after UH’s improbable win over #5 Oklahoma State in Stillwater.   Tailgating began on Friday afternoon with RVs showing up and fans meeting up for drinks, to… Read More
Kevin Sumlin Beyond the Box Score Football 

OT: Funny How Things Work Out – The Noel Mazzone Saga

Funny How Things Work Out When Kevin Sumlin was introduced at Houston in December 2007, his first move was to hire Noel Mazzone as his OC. Mazzone couldn’t get out of his contract with the New York Jets so Sumlin went to his 2nd choice, the pass game coordinator at Texas Tech, Dana Holgorsen.   Dana brought recently CFL-retired Kliff… Read More
Case Keenum Featured Football 

UH’s 10 Best & Worst Games: 2008-2017

It’s been 10 years since Art Briles left Houston for Baylor. The Cougars have cycled through four head coaches in that decade: Kevin Sumlin, Tony Levine, Tom Herman, and Major Applewhite. I started thinking about the highs and lows of this era – so here are my 10 best and worst games in that decade: 10 Amazing Wins 11/15/08 – UH… Read More
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December is an Active Month for the Coogs

Here we are on the eve of the Hawaii Bowl having not played a game in 29 days. Even so, it’s been an active December 2017 for the Houston Cougars. How active? I have a top 10 list! (Plus a few other semi-relevant notes). 1). December 1st: Case Keenum named NFL Offensive Player of the Month for November. Case threw… Read More