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
Houston Haiku Football 

Houston Haiku For Week Two

Note – There are several gifs on this page. May take a moment to load.   Romello Brooker Throws a great block and then scores From 52 out!   D’Eriq King, bombs away! TD to tight end Brooker, Twenty one-zero.   Sumlin 0 and 2 Thank God for Aggie buyout Will be a long year.   Kendal Briles offense Space… 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
2018 Football Schedule Football 

Our Top 10 Takeaways From the 2018 Football Schedule

Last month, I wrote about the teams UH will be playing in the 2018 football season. See: An Early Look at UH’s 2018 Opponents. Now, we have the full schedule to examine. I put a lot of value in how the season is scheduled: There’s always a game that can turn a season. This year, I think it’s the trip… 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
2018 Opponents Football 

Early Look At UH’s 2018 Opponents

The American Athletic Conference has never been quick about releasing football schedules but we do know who and where the Coogs will play in 2018. UH will face all 11 opponents from the 2017 schedule and adds TSU for the 12th game. The home schedule is pretty much a dud with the exception of Kevin Sumlin returning to UH for… Read More