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New: Details Of The Kendal Briles Contract & Buyout (FREE)

On Friday, the UH Board of Regents met to discuss the new contracts for associate head coach/offensive coordinator Kendal Briles and OL coach/run game coordinator Randy Clements. The Board delegated approval of the contracts to Chancellor Renu Khator, giving her authority to negotiate and sign the contracts.   If Dr. Khator has signed these contracts, and AD Chris Pezman and… Read More
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12 Initial Thoughts About The Kendal Briles Rumors

A lot of UH fans are freaking out over the reports that Kendal Briles is interviewing with Tennessee.   I think it’s time to sloooooow down, take a deep breath, and look at the big picture. Here are 13 insights into The Briles Betrayal.   1. It’s not a betrayal. Kendal has every right to interview. He’s an assistant coach.… Read More
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dos Coogs: New Contracts & NewShasta® (Free)

Two Coog Fans. Two Sports. Two Topics. Two Takes.   Today, dos Coogs lets loose on topics that are threatening our Christmas spirit.   Brad Towns – Future Mall Santa: Great news!  Kendal Briles agreed to a raise and extension.  Extra good news: Randy Clements got a raise and extension as well. Combined with Major Applewhite, the long term deals break… Read More
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Can UH Justify Firing Major Applewhite? (FREE!)

What if …   UH were to fire Major Applewhite after this season? Is it possible? Is it prudent? Should the Cougars give him one more year to prove himself?   Just to be clear: I am not advocating a change at the top. I think the season should play out and an honest assessment of the entire program completed… Read More
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Film Room: The Red Zone Sequence In The 3rd Quarter

Chandler Smith rushed for 7 yards on 3rd down to get the Coogs a first-and-ten at the 12-yard line. Down 17 in the 3rd quarter, UH needed to punch it in to start the Cougar comeback.   But things broke down immediately thereafter. Facing 5 safeties across, D’Eriq King made 3 interesting reads on three-straight plays before a false start… Read More
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5 Spots Where Cougar Football Has Exceeded Expectations

Through 5 games, let’s look at 5 parts of this Cougar football team where expectations are being met or exceeded: QB – B+ D’Eriq King has done almost everything you’ve asked of him. He understands the offense, he makes good reads, and he runs the ball pretty well. King has taken to the Briles offense and brings a steady hand… Read More
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Coaching Changes: Grades & Critiques

Major Applewhite made numerous personnel changes for 2018, most of them upgrades over the mediocre coaches on his first staff. Below, I look at Major’s changes as well as a few head coaching changes in our league. Grade A Kendal Briles (Houston OC) – I love this hire. Kendal has proven himself to be a savant both at Baylor and… Read More
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But You’re Gonna Hire A Special Teams Coach, Right?

Major Applewhite’s 2017 coaching staff was about as disappointing as his 7-5 record. Major brought in a guy who had been demoted from OC at Utah and a DC that was wildly unpopular at Miami. He then hired several graduate assistants as full time coaches. The same GAs that filled in during the Las Vegas Bowl and were scapegoated for… Read More