Clear Springs seniors Sierra Cheatham and Tasharian Robinson recently received the type of recognition that head girls basketball coach Pam Crawford saw the potential for each player when she first met them years ago.
Former Texas and Texas City running back D’Onta Foreman was named the winner of the 2016 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award on Wednesday.
The Texas A&M Aggies faced the Kansas State Wildcats in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night in Houston. It was a back and forth game that came down to the final minutes, but the Wildcats were victorious over the Aggies 33-28.
The Houston Cougars (9-3) have a rush defense ranked No. 3 in the nation and won't concede the most career rushing yards in NCAA history to San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey.
It wasn’t long ago that Madison Wadyka and Rachel Duncavage were teammates on Clear Creek’s volleyball and track and field teams.
In his first public comments since being named the Houston Cougars interim head coach, Todd Orlando vowed to provide stability to the program while committing to current and future members of the team.
The announcement Tom Herman was headed to Texas mere hours after the Longhorns officially dismissed Charlie Strong from the same position was crushing for University of Houston fans.
Since his freshman year at La Marque High School, Houston Cougars defensive lineman Aymiel Fleming has made time to visit the residents at Harbourview Care Center in League City.
The University of Houston football program has never had consecutive 10-plus win seasons in its history. That could change Friday if the Cougars are able to beat Memphis and record their 10th victory of the season.
The Houston Cougars welcomed #3 Louisville and Heisman frontrunner Lamar Jackson to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night for the final regular season home game. The Cougars started off strong, forcing a turnover on the opening kickoff and scoring on the very next play. They never looked back as they went on to upset the Cardinals in dominant fashion, 36-10, in front of a record crowd of 42,822.
In Thursday night’s 36-10 win over Louisville, Houston, a 15-point underdog entering the game, was every bit the team that had previously dominated Florida State and Oklahoma, and then some.
Arguably one of the Houston Cougars’ most significant wins last season during Tom Herman’s first year as head coach was a Week 2 road win over the Louisville Cardinals.
Houston quarterbacks Greg Ward Jr. and Kyle Postma were both injured in the Cougars’ 30-18 win over the Green Wave on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.
The Houston Cougars defeated the Tulane Green Wave 30-18 on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.
The Houston Cougars were in need of a break heading into their bye week before their meeting with Tulane on Saturday.
The students at Blocker Middle School got a heaping portion of excitement during their lunch period Tuesday morning, as current Texas Longhorn football standouts and Texas City alumni D’Onta and Armanti Foreman made a surprise visit to the campus.
During the University of Houston’s basketball media day last week, men’s head coach Kelvin Sampson spoke affectionately about a team he coached during his third season at Washington State in 1989-90.
Most every morning, Cameron Doubenmier begins his day at 5 a.m. commuting to the University of Houston from his parents’ house in League City.
The Houston Cougars overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit, scoring 28 unanswered points to knock off Central Florida, 31-24, in a turnover-filled game on Saturday at TDECU Stadium.
The Houston Cougars got off to a bad start agains the UCF Knights on Saturday morning, trailing by 18 at halftime and as much as 21 in the third quarter. However the Cougars came alive in the second half, holding the Knights to only a field goal and scoring 28 unanswered points on their way to a 31-24 win.
Houston head coach Tom Herman, seeing how devastated his team was in the locker room following the Cougars’ 46-40 loss at Navy, wanted to give his players hope.
It was a bad week for the University of Houston.
A grim-faced Tom Herman could hear the whoops and hollers of SMU players as the Houston coached tried to explain a shocking 38-16 loss to the Mustangs on Saturday night.
Houston head coach Tom Herman has learned something about his team, which is in the midst of a grueling stretch of nine straight games to open the season.
Following Houston’s 38-31 win over Tulsa on Saturday, running back Dillon Birden was quick to credit the Cougars’ offensive line for his three-touchdown performance.
Brian Allen and Kendall Hill were teammates on some of La Marque High School’s most successful football teams, so it’s no surprise the two remain close even though they ended up at opposing Pac-12 Conference schools.
The Houston Cougars returned home Saturday night against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane looking to get back on track after last week's loss to Navy. After a back-and-forth first half the teams went to halftime tied at 17. The game remained close in the second half before two solid defense series delivered the Cougars to a 38-31 win in the final seconds.
With the game tied late, Houston head coach Tom Herman didn’t think twice about trusting his defense to come up with a stop against a Tulsa offense it had trouble bottling up all game long.
For just the second time in two seasons under head coach Tom Herman, the Houston Cougars are looking to bounce back from a loss.
When Oregon State’s Kendall Hill takes the field on special teams against Utah on Saturday in Corvallis, Ore., he’ll be on the lookout for the Utes’ Brian Allen.
Houston head coach Tom Herman had one point he wanted to make clear during his weekly news conference Monday after his team lost to Navy, 46-40, over the weekend.
With every Navy touchdown, No. 6 Houston saw its hope of playing for the national championship become a little more distant.
No. 8 Texas A&M outlasted ninth-ranked Tennessee, 45-38, in double overtime Saturday to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 1994 after starting the previous two seasons with five wins before losing.
Baker Mayfield first donned the giant gold cowboy hat — awarded to the winner of the Red River rivalry — then ran around the field with the Oklahoma Sooners flag.
Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo knows he and his team will have their work cut out for them Saturday when the Midshipmen host sixth-ranked Houston, the highest ranked team to visit Annapolis, Md., since 1984.
Like Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins, Linell Bonner has become the go-to receiver on his team, leading the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars through five games with 33 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns.
Houston Cougars tight end Tyler McCloskey said he and his fellow teammates believe their head coach, Tom Herman, is different.
The sixth-ranked University of Houston Cougars returned home Thursday night against the University of Connecticut Huskies with a goal of avenging last year's 20-17 loss. Both teams started out slow with no scores in the first quarter, but Houston opened things up in the second and cruised to a 42-14 victory.
Houston quaterback Greg Ward Jr. was able to walk off the field Thursday night at TDECU Stadium with his head held high. The senior QB had a career night and was responsible for five touchdowns as the sixth-ranked Cougars rolled to a 42-14 win over the Huskies.
A 20-17 loss at UConn last season is still the only blemish to Herman’s career record, which now stands at 18-1 after the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars easily handled the Huskies on Thursday night at TDECU Stadium.
Even if a demanding schedule wouldn’t have kept Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman and his offensive coaches up at night, the UConn Huskies’ defense probably still would have.
Had Houston's season gone as planned, D'Eriq King would have spent Saturday night standing on the sideline as the Cougars' third-string quarterback.
No matter how hard he tried, D’Eriq King couldn’t ignore Ed Oliver as the 6-2, 240-pound defensive tackle made his way off the practice field Tuesday at the University of Houston.
It was appropriate that Ed Oliver was the one who helped Steven Taylor cross the goal line on Taylor's pick-six because of the contributions of the Cougars’ defensive line.
Even though his team won’t be playing today after beating Cincinnati, 40-16, on Thursday night, Tom Herman and the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars could have an influence on one of the day’s marquee matchups between No. 3 Ohio State and No. 14 Oklahoma.
While head coach Tom Herman insists his players train and prepare the same way each week, given the short week of practice in advance of Thursday’s game at Cincinnati, Herman made some changes to the team’s practice schedule.
A season-opening win over Oklahoma may have made national headlines and vaulted Houston into the top 10, but the sixth-ranked Cougars insist Thursday’s conference opener at Cincinnati is a bigger game than the team’s opener against the Sooners.
The two officials weren’t the only ones in the Big 12 Conference to have a rough weekend. Several of the league's teams also had rough days Saturday, as the Big 12 limped to a 4-5 mark despite being favored in seven of nine games.
Even without starting quarterback Greg Ward Jr. and running back Duke Catalon, the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars had no trouble with FCS-level Lamar in a 42-0 win Saturday
The University of Houston Cougars shutout the Lamar Cardinals at home on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars weren't phased by a three hour weather delay in the first quarter.
In addition to being serious about football, Houston Cougars running back Duke Catalon is also serious about horses.
Last Saturday’s Houston-Oklahoma game was played in front of a capacity crowd, and afterward, athletic director Hunter Yurachek said UH’s home opener at TDECU Stadium on Saturday against Lamar should be a sellout, as well.
The University of Houston has been building toward this moment.
The No. 15 University of Houston Cougars opened their season Saturday against No. 3 University of Oklahoma in the Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium. The Cougars held the lead at halftime and never looked back en route to a 33-23 upset victory.
For the Houston Cougars’ defense, slowing down the Oklahoma Sooners’ offense sounds simple enough.
The Houston Cougars entered fall camp looking to establish a new slot receiver to replace their most productive pass-catcher from a season ago, Demarcus Ayers.
Kenith Pope has had a hand in numerous victories for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Tom Herman’s response was very succinct when the University of Houston head coach was asked for his thoughts about the Cougars being picked to repeat as American Athletic Conference champions.
Preview of the 2016 University of Houston football team.
Preview of 2016 regional college football teams including Baylor, Rice, Sam Houston State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Southern and Texas Tech.
Tom Herman hasn’t shied away from speaking up on matters that affect the football program at the University of Houston.