Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Cougars

Head Coach: Tom Herman

Team Mascot: Shasta

Year Opened: 2014

Capacity: 40000

City / State: Houston / Texas

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Bayou Bucket

Rival Team: Rice Owls

Houston and Rice place for city supremacy as well as the Bayou Bucket when they meet on the gridiron. The rivalry dates back to 1971 when Houston entered the Southwest Conference and has remained high to this day. The Cougars hold the lead in the all-time series 29-11 and have won the last 3, so they’ll look to extend their streak when these two bitter rivals meet next.

University of Houston vs Tulsa

Rival Team: Tulsa Golden Hurricanes

The Houston Cougars have a longstanding rivalry with Tulsa that dates all the way back to 1950. One of the most memorable matchups in this series took place in 1968 when the Cougars destroyed the Golden Hurricane 100-6. The Cougars have gotten the better of Tulsa over the years securing victory in 22 of the 40 matchups between these two programs.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Cougars

Head Coach: Tom Herman

Team Mascot: Shasta

Year Opened: 2014

Capacity: 40000

City / State: Houston / Texas