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The Galveston County Daily News: College Sports

September 24, 2016

College Sports

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No. 6 Houston trying to take advantage of D’Eriq King’s ‘selfless’ attitude, explosive potential

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.

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Monday 09/19/2016
Oliver, D-linemen making presence felt on run-stuffing UH defense
Posted: September 19, 2016

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. 

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Friday 09/16/2016
Ohio State, Oklahoma both seeking to take advantage of Houston edge
Posted: September 16, 2016

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.

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Preparation during short week helped Cougars power past Cincinnati
Posted: September 15, 2016

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.

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Monday 09/12/2016
Coogs say conference rivalry game at Cincinnati bigger than OU game
Posted: September 12, 2016

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.

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Sunday 09/11/2016
Big 12 takes big hit to start the season
Posted: September 11, 2016

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.

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Saturday 09/10/2016
No. 6 Houston runs over Lamar following weather delay
Posted: September 10, 2016

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

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Photos: Houston Cougars vs. Lamar Cardinals
Posted: September 10, 2016

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.

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Thursday 09/08/2016
Catalon carries load vs Oklahoma, but UH looking for other RBs to earn more snaps
Posted: September 08, 2016

In addition to being serious about football, Houston Cougars running back Duke Catalon is also serious about horses.

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Tuesday 09/06/2016
Following big-time win, UH seeking big-time fan support
Posted: September 06, 2016

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.

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