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Houston runs it up against the Ponies, 95-21

On this day in 1989, the Houston Cougars blew out the SMU Mustangs, 95-21. UH piled up 1,021 yards - an NCAA record that...

20 years after 100-6, the Cougars dismantle Tulsa again

Today in 1988, the University of Houston football team beat Tulsa in the Astrodome, 82-28. It was the most points scored by an SWC...

Cougars pound the Aggies in first SWC ‘home’ game

  On this day in 1976, the Cougars returned "home" to Rice Stadium and rocked #9 Texas A&M, 21-10. The crowd of 70,001 was the...

Today in 1976, Houston Debuted In The SWC

  On September 11, 1976, the University of Houston arrived on the big stage. Bill Yeoman and his Cougar football team were in Waco for the...

UH is rewarded after a 30-year realignment odyssey

  The University of Houston's move to the Big 12 is the culmination of nearly 30 years of conference maneuvering. UH officials were shocked when...

UH wins the earliest SWC game in history

Today in 1983: The Cougars won the earliest SWC game in history, beating Rice 45-14, to retain the Bayou Bucket. The teams had met...

How UT and Rice conspired to help UH join the SWC

    This is a follow-up piece to UH is invited to the Southwest Conference.   The University of Houston was admitted to the Southwest Conference on...

May 1971: UH is invited to the Southwest Conference

    On the morning of May 3, 1971, in a conference room in College Station, the University of Houston had one of its biggest athletics...

1980: Houston wins a two-day game over the Aggies

  The final score shows Houston 17, Texas A&M 13. But like everything else in UH's 1980 season, the win did not come easy. The...

Klingler & Spoon shred the Red Raiders

In week 2 of the 1990 season, the #18 Cougars traveled to Texas Tech to play in a Thursday night ESPN game. It was...

Pre- And Post- Game Video & Headlines: 1980 Cotton Bowl

The 1980 Cotton Bowl is perhaps the greatest bowl win in school history. The #8 Cougars beat #7 Nebraska on a fourth-down touchdown pass...

An Oral History: The 1984 SWC Champions

Cougars Overcome A Slow Start To The Season This is a Cougar History Conversation with UH offensive lineman Mike Wharton (Football '82, '84). Mike remembers...

Photos & Articles: The 1984 SWC Champions

The Houston Cougars overcame home losses to Arkansas and TCU to win the 1984 Southwest Conference title. UH went undefeated in four road games...

OTD in 1954: First-Ever Win Over A&M

  On this day 65 years ago, the Houston Cougars beat Texas A&M, 10-7, for the school's first win in the series. The Aggies had...

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Andre Ware wins the Heisman Trophy

See every box score and game-by-game stats from Andre Ware's 1989 Heisman Trophy winning season.   Today in 1989, the University of Houston's Andre Ware...

1st & 10 Day: championships and 10-win seasons

December 1st is a day of firsts for the University of Houston - first-place finishes, that is. On four separate occasions, UH has won...

Inside UH’s fight to join the Big 12

Over the last three months, the Houston Cougars joined a new conference, reeled off 11 wins in a row, and ended the regular season...

UConn preview: it’s really hard to be this bad

Connecticut might be the worst FBS team the Cougars have played in five years. They are similar to the 2016 Texas State team that...

Statistically, this Cougar defense is one of UH’s best

Since January 1, UH's two revenue sports have gone 23-2 vs. AAC teams.   With a win at UConn, the 2021 team will become the...