UH senior linebacker Donavan Mutin against Grambling State. UH defeated Navy 28-20 on Saturday. (Courtesy Mario Puente)

UH overcomes first-half woes to defeat Navy in conference opener

The University of Houston football team struggled to find any momentum against Navy in the first half. Anytime it had something positive going, disaster struck until the tide changed in the third quarter. “I thought we were pretty average in the first half, especially that first drive … You got
Houston freshman running back Alton McCaskill rushed for 114 yards and scored two touchdowns. UH will start conference play against Navy on Saturday. (Courtesy Mario Puente)

What to watch: UH faces Navy in conference game opener

The University of Houston football team begins conference play against opposing American Athletic Conference foes on Saturday when it takes on Navy at TDECU Stadium. The Cougars (2-1) are hoping to carry the dominance on defense from the last two outings against Rice and Grambling State against the Midshipmen. In
UH cornerback Damarion Williams attacks a Rice offensive player during the Cougars' win against the Owls on Sept. 11, 2021. UH defeated Grambling 45-0 on Saturday. (Courtesy of Mario Puente)

With Tune out, Dell, McCaskill help keep UH in rhythm against Grambling

Freshman running back Alton McCaskill and sophomore wide receiver Nathaniel Dell showed out during Saturday’s eventful lopsided victory for the University of Houston football team over Grambling State. “I felt like I had to step up and carry the momentum for our team,” Dell said. “And then everyone, once I
The University of Houston defense collapses on Rice running back Khalan Griffin. The Cougars forced three turnovers in their win against Rice. UH looks to win consecutive games for the first time under Dana Holgorsen. (Courtesy Mario Puente)

What to Watch: UH looks to win consecutive games for first time under Holgorsen

The University of Houston football team will look to achieve a first under the era of head coach Dana Holgorsen—win back to back games. The Cougars (1-1) will get the opportunity to do just that on Saturday when they host Grambling State (1-1) at TDECU Stadium. "We're going to respect
The Downhill Slide That Has Been UH Football

The Downhill Slide That Has Been UH Football

Dana Holgorsen after a loss to Washington State at NRG Stadium in 2019 Ever since the Houston Cougars went 22-4 under head coach Tom Herman in 2015-16, the motto that was the "H-Town Takeover" took a subtle turn over the course of five years and counting. In Herman’s first season,