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UH crushs Li’l Tulsa 100-6

"I even know the play I scored on," Larry Gatlin told me in a 1998 interview for the Daily Cougar. "It was 3rd-and-12 on...

UH’s first team begins fall practice

Seventy-five years ago today, the University of Houston football team held their first fall workout in anticipation of the school's inaugural season. Jewell Wallace,...

Wondrous Warren McVea Chooses Houston

McVea Broke The Color Barrier In Texas Football There were gasps all over the Shamrock Hilton. Did he just say that? These prominent black doctors,...

2000 Football Season

  The 2000 season was Dana Dimel's first at UH. It was a year of unfulfilled hope as the Cougars went 3-8. UH lost the...

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Cougars win the Tangerine Bowl in 1962

On December 22, 1962, the Houston Cougars beat the Miami (OH) Redskins, 49-21, in the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando. Sophomore Joe Lopasky scored 4...

Shead shines bright while Tranquil Brown fades to black

The Houston Cougars overcame a rash of banged-up players and a sluggish offense to beat Oklahoma State, 72-61, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth....

Bill Yeoman agrees to coach the Houston Cougars

On December 12, 1961, Bill Yeoman agreed to become the head coach at the University of Houston. Yeoman left a job on the staff...

Elmo Wright enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame

Elmo Wright, a dazzling split end on the 1968-70 UH football teams, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night....

Cougars struggle to get it together in AAC Championship

Just some random thoughts from the Cincinnati game:   In the championship game era, the Cougars have gone 8-0 in the conference twice (C-USA 2011,...