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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
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Dos Coogs on Clayton Tune & Offense Vs Memphis (Free)

We assume that Clayton Tune is the QB on Friday morning in Memphis with Bryson Smith as the back-up. In the first game without D’Eriq King, dos Coogs discuss the QB situation.   What are your impressions of Clayton Tune so far? Brad Towns – loves pumpkin pie, turkey legs, and more:   So far it’s hard to have any… Read More
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Cougar Film Room: Come On Down, Clayton Tune (Free)

Freshman QB Clayton Tune took over at QB after D’Eriq King’s injury and immediately went right to work.   On his first snap of the game, Tune threw a TD pass to Marquez Stevenson that was nullified by penalty (an unnecessary pick play by Terry Mark). UH settled for a FG on that drive and went into the half up… Read More
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Beyond The Box Score: The SMU Game

Lot of numbers, lot of situations here. Let’s go beyond the box score after the SMU game: For the third time in 4 tries, UH goes up to Dallas and gets it handed to us by SMU. In 7 seasons, three different SMU coaches have done that to three different UH coaches. In those 3 losses, SMU has outscored us… Read More
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Part 2: Countering SMU’s Tampa 2 Defense

In our film room study, we looked at the SMU defense and offered a few thoughts on how UH could have beaten it. Here, we’ll look at specific ways to counter the Tampa 2.   The point of running this offense – where no running back or receiver is featured – is that it’s supposed to work against any defense.… Read More
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Film Room: SMU’s Tampa 2 Defense Handcuffed The Coogs (FREE!)

SMU came out in a defensive set last night that surprised, confused, and scared the Cougar offense and coaches. In our film room study of the SMU game, we look at what SMU did and how UH could have beaten it.   SMU Comes Out In a New Defense SMU started the game in a 3-2-6 with safety Patrick Nelson… Read More
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News & Notes Heading Into The SMU Game (FREE!)

A few news and notes before heading to the Hilltop:   This is the only away-game before Black Friday for the Coogs. Win it and you’ve got to feel really, really good about playing for a conference title.   A win and a Tulane loss at USF Saturday puts the Cougars dormie in the West – 3 up with 3… Read More
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dos Coogs: Our Favorite Players By The Numbers

dos Coogs is back for a second day in a row. We’ve looked at what game is the most important in November as well as had an in-depth conversation about how we watch basketball.   Today, we go inside the numbers on some of our favorite UH football players.   Other than Oliver and King, who is the MVP on… Read More
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BEYOND THE BOX SCORE: NAVY GAME PART 2

For part 1 of Beyond the Box Score: Navy Game, click here.   The Cougars scored on a 27-second, two-play drive in the 2nd quarter. Officially, the Coogs have now scored in under a minute 13 times this season (not counting last week’s scoop and score and the pick six in the Navy game).   If you don’t count the… Read More
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Film Room: D’Eriq King’s 61-Yard TD Run

In our story “Tulsa’s Panic & The Cougar Comeback,” we looked at the D’Eriq King run in the 4th quarter that ignited the UH rally. But let’s dive deeper. At this point in the half, Tulsa had dominated in TOP (14:52-2:58), in first downs (10-0), plays (32-5) and yardage (170-7). The Coogs held them to just 13 points in that… Read More