By The Numbers Football 

By The Numbers: Houston At ECU

Let’s go deeper into the numbers of the UH/ECU game. This isn’t your typical preview: Don’t Expect The Team That Played Temple Last Week Temple embarrassed East Carolina last week, 49-6, in Philly. But don’t expect that ECU to show up today. The Pirates have scored 79 total points in their last two home games (41 vs UNC, 37 vs… Read More
Beyond the Box Score Football 

UH Defense: The Good, The Bad, & The D’Onofrio

Just some rambling thoughts on a defense that, until Tulsa imploded, couldn’t get a stop: The Good, The Bad, & The D’Onofrio Payton Turner is thriving off the 1-on-1’s created by Ed Oliver’s presence in the middle. Carter and Chambers are largely non-factors. Turner has 24 tackles this year while Carter & Chambers have combined for 25 total. UH had 4… Read More
Film Room Football 

Debunking Major Applewhite’s Claims About The Defense Vs. Tech

UH fans have been up in arms about UH’s disgusting defensive (offensive?) performance against Texas Tech. The Coogs played a soft zone the entire game and the result were predictable: 9 touchdowns, 36 first downs, over 700 yards of offense and 605 yards passing and 5 TDs for their true freshman quarterback.   UH fans have a right to be… Read More
Cougar defense Beyond the Box Score By The Numbers Football 

Beyond The Box Score – Texas Tech

Tech’s 605 passing yards were the most by an FBS team this year. Their 704 total yards were the 7th-most given up by a team this year. The other victims in that top 10 are: UConn, FCS, FCS, FCS, FCS, Oregon St, FCS, Incarnate Word, and Georgia State. The team in that list that sounds like us – Oregon State… Read More
Mark D'Onofrio Houston Cougars Football 

A Letter to UH Defensive Coordinator Mark D’Onofrio

Dear Mark D’Onofrio,   Hey there. I hope you had a nice Christmas after your flight from Hawaii. I’ve been thinking about our relationship and I’d like to clear the air.   First, I want to apologize for some things I said when you were hired. Yes, I was harsh when we resurrected your dead career. And yes, I mocked… Read More