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Houston Cougars Football History, Records and Database

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Dana Holgorsen
Dana Holgorsen
Head Coach
First Year: 2017
School: Houston
Nickname: Cougars
Current Conference: American
Former Conference(s): Lone Star,  Gulf Coast,  MVC,  SWC,  C-USA
Location: Houston, Texas
First year of football: 1946

STADIUM

Name: TDECU
Year built: 2014
Capacity: 40,000
Playing Surface: Act Global UBU Speed Series S5-M Synthetic Turf
TDECU Stadium

HOUSTON CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
2015HoustonAmerican
2006HoustonCUSA
1984Houston, SMUSouthwest
1978HoustonSouthwest
1976Houston, Texas TechSouthwest

HOUSTON YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


Houston Football Schedules & Scores 1949-2019
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s
Houston Cougars Football Database

HOUSTON BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTAL PLAYEDWIN %
Houston11151270.426

HOUSTON BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Armed Forces22-Dec-18Army70Houston14
Hawaii24-Dec-17Fresno State33Houston27
Las Vegas17-Dec-16San Diego State34Houston10
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-15Houston38Florida State24
Armed Forces02-Jan-15Houston35Pittsburgh34
Birmingham04-Jan-14Vanderbilt41Houston24
Heart of Dallas02-Jan-12Houston30Penn State14
Armed Forces31-Dec-09Air Force47Houston20
Armed Forces31-Dec-08Houston34Air Force28
Texas28-Dec-07TCU20Houston13
Liberty29-Dec-06South Carolina44Houston36
Armed Forces23-Dec-05Kansas42Houston13
Hawaii25-Dec-03Hawaii54Houston48
Liberty27-Dec-96Syracuse30Houston17
Aloha Classic25-Dec-88Washington State24Houston22
Cotton01-Jan-85Boston College45Houston28
Sun Bowl26-Dec-81Oklahoma40Houston14
Garden State14-Dec-80Houston35Navy0
Cotton01-Jan-80Houston17Nebraska14
Cotton01-Jan-79Notre Dame35Houston34
Cotton01-Jan-77Houston30Maryland21
Bluebonnet23-Dec-74North Carolina State31Houston31
Bluebonnet29-Dec-73Houston47Tulane7
Bluebonnet31-Dec-71Colorado29Houston17
Bluebonnet31-Dec-69Houston36Auburn7
Citrus22-Dec-62Houston49Miami (Ohio)21
Salad01-Jan-52Houston26Dayton21

HOUSTON AP FINISHES

YEARRANKINGTEAM
196818Houston
196912Houston
197019Houston
197117Houston
197419Houston
19764Houston
197810Houston
19795Houston
198818Houston
198914Houston
199010Houston
201118Houston

HOUSTON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS

HOUSTON HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1949-1954Clyde Lee660322620.550Houston
1955-1956Bill Meek22013610.675Houston
1957-1961Hal Lahar549242320.510Houston
1962-1986Bill Yeoman2527616010880.594Houston
1987-1989Jack Pardee334221110.662Houston
1990-1992John Jenkins333181500.545Houston
1993-1999Kim Helton778245310.314Houston
2000-2002Dana Dimel33482600.235Houston
2003-2007Art Briles562342800.548Houston
2007-2007Chris Thurmond110100.000Houston
2008-2011Kevin Sumlin452351700.673Houston
2011-2014Tony Levine438211700.553Houston
2014-2014David Gibbs111001.000Houston
2015-2016Tom Herman22622400.846Houston
2016-2018Major Applewhite326151100.577Houston
2019-2019Dana Holgorsen1124800.333Houston

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