"We obviously hope 'Speedy' plays at some point," Holgorsen said of Stevenson. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Opp Pts/G: 34.8 (75th of 103) SRS: 4.29 (42nd of 103) SOS: 5.79 (20th of 103) More Team Info. 14 (now-No. Houston Cougars Football Record By Year. 9) BYU and last week's 44-21 defeat against the Knights. Are you a Stathead, too? KEY PLAYERS: Stevenson had three catches for 120 yards and a 69-yard touchdown in a 38-23 loss to the Bearcats last season. Join our linker program. The UH Cougars football schedule includes opponents, date, time, and TV. "And there will probably be more things come up tomorrow," Houston Head Coach Dana Holgorsen said on Tuesday. The official 2020 Football schedule for the University of Houston Cougars All rights reserved. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Inside Houston football's lost month of September So much for September football for the Houston Cougars. SERIES HISTORY: Cincinnati is 11-15 all-time against Houston. Holgorsen and Crook helped lead the Mountaineers to a 10-3 (7-2 Big-12) mark in 2016 before Crook joined Luke Fickell at UC. Holgorsen led the Moutaineers to the Big East championship in 2011, splitting the crown with Cincinnati and Louisville. Some school's results have been altered by retroactive NCAA penalties. This petition's purpose was to challenge Rice Institute (later known as Rice University) to a football game. View the 2020 Houston Football Schedule at FBSchedules.com. Smith will be junior quarterback Clayton Tune's top target on Saturday. The Cougars' two losses came against then-No. Running back Kyle Porter is back for his senior season. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Smith, who used to play quarterback for the Cougars, had a 50-yard touchdown pass against Cincinnati last season. The Cougars have lost running back Terrell Brown and offensive lineman Patrick Paul to season-ending injuries, and Houston will likely be without its top playmaker, Marquez Stevenson, when they face the Bearcats on Saturday at Nippert Stadium (3:30 p.m. on ABC). Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? University of Cincinnati Bearcats football team, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. "But that's football, and that's 2020.". [ Download the Cincinnati.com Sports App ]. 2020 Houston Cougars Stats. © 2020 www.cincinnati.com. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Record: 2-2 (46th of 103) (Schedule & Results) Conference: American (West Division) Conference Record: 2-1. The 2020 Houston Cougars football team will represent the University of Houston in the 2020 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Or write about sports? FUN FACT: Cincinnati Offensive Line Coach Ron Crook mentored the O-line at West Virginia under Holgorsen for four seasons (2012-16). In August 1945, the University of … Not one, not two, but all five of their games this month were canceled. HEAD COACH: Holgorsen is in his second season at the helm in Houston. But it's literally day to day on who's available.". The Rice Owls were an established program, having played since 1919 as a member of the Southwest Conference. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Points/G: 33.2 (32nd of 103) Points Against: 139. Our First Look at the Houston Cougars RECORD: Houston is 2-2 (2-1 AAC) this season with a home win over Tulane ( 3-4) and a road victory at Navy (3-4). Then the Cougars' offensive coordinator, Holgorsen mentored quarterback Case Keenum to a season worthy of being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. 1 offense in the country in 2009. Coach: Dana Holgorsen (2-2) Points For: 133. As a matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as played on the field. While the Bearcats (5-0, 3-0 American Athletic Conference, or AAC) had their Oct. 17 matchup at Tulsa postponed to Dec. 5 due to multiple positive tests within the UC program, the Cougars didn't play their first game of the season until 53 days after the start of fall camp due to their games against Rice, Baylor and North Texas being called off because of COVID-19 cases. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. All rights reserved. I've never seen anything like it, from COVID to just the way things are. Stevenson also earned a spot on the AAC Honor Roll after hauling in nine passes for 129 yards and two touchdowns in a 37-21 win at Navy on Oct. 24. But the Bearcats hold a 6-5 edge against the Cougars at Nippert Stadium and have won six of the past eight meetings. The sixth-ranked (both the Associated Press and Coaches polls) University of Cincinnati Bearcats football team has had one game postponed or canceled this season due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Do you have a sports website? See our list of forfeits and vacated games for more details. The Cougars will play their home games at TDECU Stadium in Houston, Texas, and compete in the American Athletic Conference. Visit ESPN to view the Houston Cougars team schedule for the current and previous seasons Holgorsen had stints as an assistant coach at Texas Tech (2000-07), Oklahoma State (2010) and Houston (2008-09), where he led the Cougars to the No. "Great player, game-changer, all that stuff, but if not, we expect Bryson Smith to step in there and play at a high level.". "It's just day to day. The 49-year-old Davenport, Iowa, native went 4-8 last year after spending the previous eight seasons leading the West Virginia program. West Virginia earned an invitation to the Orange Bowl, where it defeated Clemson, 70-33, behind the play of quarterback Geno Smith. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Previous Year. The 5-foot-9, 210-pound back had 107 yards on 16 carries against UC a season ago. "But that's football, and that's 2020." Find out more. "It kind of sucks when your best player goes out after one catch," Holgorsen said. Do you have a blog? Record: 2-3 (70th of 123) (Schedule & Results), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, November 9, 7:23AM. RECORD: Houston is 2-2 (2-1 AAC) this season with a home win over Tulane (3-4) and a road victory at Navy (3-4). Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Stevenson was named the AAC Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 12 after leading Houston with five catches for 118 yards and a score in the Cougars' 49-31 victory over Tulane.