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Dana Holgorsen Brings Competence & Gravitas to UH (Free)

“Competence is such an exotic bird in these woods that I appreciate it whenever I see it.”   Cougar football has had competent leadership for just two of the last 7 years. We’ve certainly been missing it for the last two seasons but now, with the hiring of Dana Holgerson, UH can expect sustained competence in both football and basketball… Read More
Corey Davis - Houston Cougars By The Numbers Football Free Lady Coogs Men's Basketball 

News & Notes: MBB, WBB, And Football (Free)

#19 Houston wraps up a 7-game home stand on Sunday vs. Memphis but has a tough test tonight: Tulsa. Coach Kelvin Sampson says Tulsa is often overlooked and could win the conference.   Tulsa is quietly 10-3 this year with a win over #16 Kansas State. They’ve won five-straight but haven’t played in 11 days. Getting out to a fast… Read More
Football Free 

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
Featured Football VintageUH 

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
UH Offensive Coordinators Featured Football 

Ranking All 8 UH Offensive Coordinators Since 2008

Kendal Briles just became the 9th OC in 11 years for the University of Houston, meaning the last decade has seen 8 different offensive coordinators (Travis Bush, somehow, was OC twice). I decided to rank the UH offensive coordinators since Kevin Sumlin’s debut 10 years ago: 8. Travis Bush (2014 Disaster) At UH: 2014 QBs Developed: 0 (QBs Ruined: John… Read More