Houston Rumors & News

  • Tom Herman to Texas is ‘all but official’

    Larry Brown Sports "Houston suffered a stunning loss on Saturday that sent the team tumbling out of the top 25, but that apparently has had no effect on a major program being interested in its head coach. In fact, a report on Monday claimed Tom Herman becoming the next head coach at Texas is essentially a done..." October 25

  • SMU stuns No. 11 Houston 38-16

    The Sports Xchange "SMU's 38-16 upset victory over No. 11 Houston on Saturday night in Dallas allowed the host Mustangs to match their win total of three games the previous two seasons. SMU coach Chad Morris and his program also evened the score against Houston coach Tom Herman, who took a jab at the Mustangs..." October 23

  • UH officials discussing Tom Herman contract extension

    Houston Chronicle "A day after missing out on an invitation to the Big 12, the University of Houston turned its attention to another piece of important business. UH athletic director Hunter Yurachek said Tuesday that he’s had “very general conversations” with top university officials on parameters of a new..." October 19

  • Houston defense denies upset bid by Tulsa

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- Two resilient and timely late-game plays offset lengthy stretches of misery and ineffectiveness for the Houston defense. Cougars linebacker Emeke Egbule returned a fumble 24 yards for a touchdown with 81 seconds remaining and safeties Austin Robinson and Khalil Williams combined..." October 16

  • Navy exercises option, stuns No. 6 Houston

    The Sports Xchange "ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The sixth-ranked Houston Cougars spent much of a frustrating afternoon bouncing off Navy quarterback Will Worth as he barreled for yards in the Midshipmen's powerful triple-option attack. The Cougars allowed 306 yards on the ground and probably were knocked out of the..." October 08

  • Ward, No. 6 Houston demolish UConn

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- Houston coach Tom Herman opted for an exercise in vocabulary to share the word -- atonement -- motivating his squad in advance of its matchup with Connecticut, the team that ruined the Cougars' bid for an unbeaten season in 2015. Senior quarterback Greg Ward Jr. dazzled, and the..." September 30

  • Houston benched Matthew Adams after injuring Tyus Bowser in fight

    ESPN "The No. 6 Houston Cougars were without two starting linebackers in their 42-14 win over UConn on Thursday at TDECU Stadium because of an altercation between the two the day before the game. Houston coach Tom Herman said after Thursday's game that Cougars starting middle linebacker Matthew..." September 30

  • No. 6 Houston annihilates Texas State

    The Sports Xchange "SAN MARCOS, Texas -- There was no doubt that No. 6 Houston was expected to beat Texas State when the two teams played Saturday but football is played on the field, not on paper. Instead of playing down to their opponent, the Cougars fashioned a nearly-perfect game and roared past Texas State 64-3..." September 24

  • Ward, No. 6 Houston overcome 3 turnovers in Cincinnati

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Once the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars stopped hurting themselves, they inflicted some serious pain on the Cincinnati Bearcats. Heisman Trophy candidate Greg Ward Jr. ran for two touchdowns and threw for another while the Houston defense kept Cincinnati bottled up and added two..." September 16

  • Boundless against Cincinnati, UH's Greg Ward expected to be limited in practice

    Houston Chronicle "Houston coach Tom Herman said he never considered removing Greg Ward Jr. from Thursday night's game. Moving forward, however, the sixth-ranked Cougars are expected to limit the amount of work the star quarterback sees in practice. Ward played the entire game in UH's 40-16 victory over..." September 16

  • Houston star QB Greg Ward Jr. undergoes MRI on throwing shoulder

    CBS Sports "Houston surged to the forefront of the college football world on opening weekend, knocking off Oklahoma in a dominant and fun fashion at NRG Stadium in its hometown. The Cougars were flying around the field, aggressive on all sides of the ball and led through the contest by their dynamic star..." September 05

  • No. 15 Houston upends No. 3 Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "HOUSTON -- Tom Herman initially had no intention of trying to replicate Auburn's famous "Kick Six" from 2013. But a timeout gave Houston's coach time to reconsider, he put Brandon Wilson back at the back of the end zone and his cornerback made the day's most memorable play, returning a..." September 03

  • Houston’s Tom Herman blasts media over reports he met with Baylor

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston football coach Tom Herman's vacation last week was met with a bit of turbulence and he wasn't pleased. A report linked Herman to the Baylor job currently occupied by interim coach Jim Grobe. Herman denied the rumor last week. In front of reporters at the Texas High..." July 21

  • UH athletic director Hunter Yurachek meets with Pac-12 commissioner

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston athletic director Hunter Yurachek recently met with the commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, a source close to the university told the Houston Chronicle on Monday. The meeting between Yurachek and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott was held in San Francisco in June. The..." July 18

  • NCAA grants Houston CB Howard Wilson medical hardship waiver

    The Score "The NCAA granted Houston cornerback Howard Wilson a medical hardship waiver Monday, making him a sophomore in terms of eligibility for the upcoming 2016 campaign. Wilson suffered a season-ending torn ACL in the third game of the 2015 season against Texas State, shortly after intercepting his..." June 28

  • Tren'Davian Dickson latest Baylor defection, transferring to Houston

    ESPN "Baylor freshman receiver Tren'Davian Dickson plans to transfer to Houston, he confirmed to ESPN on Saturday. Dickson, an ESPN 300 recruit who had enrolled at Baylor in January, was granted permission to pursue a transfer earlier this month. He visited Houston and Oregon before reaching his..." June 19

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