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WFTV 9 Orlando
Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38crunch time and to do that we have to understand our assignments and the situat
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
crunch time and to do that we have to understand our assignments and the situation and what's on the line," Houston coach Major Applewhite said. The Cougars led 38-28 with 6:44 left after Postma found Steven Dunbar for an 8-yard touchdown pass.... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
No. 25 Memphis rallies to defeat UH 42-38a fumble by wide receiver Anthony Miller that setup UH’s first touchdown – and
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
a fumble by wide receiver Anthony Miller that setup UH’s first touchdown – and a missed 52-yard field goal after coach Major Applewhite iced Memphis kicker Riley Patterson by calling three consecutive timeouts. The Cougars harassed Ferguson in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No. 25 Memphis rallies to defeat UH 42-38a fumble by wide receiver Anthony Miller that setup UH’s first touchdown – and
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
a fumble by wide receiver Anthony Miller that setup UH’s first touchdown – and a missed 52-yard field goal after coach Major Applewhite iced Memphis kicker Riley Patterson by calling three consecutive timeouts. The Cougars harassed Ferguson in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No. 25 Memphis looks to build on success against Houston2,981 yards. The duo has connected on nine touchdown passes so far this season
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
2,981 yards. The duo has connected on nine touchdown passes so far this season after having 13 last season. Houston coach Major Applewhite is also keeping an eye on running backs Darrell Henderson and Patrick Taylor Jr. "The backs are great... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Cougars have fixable issues after lossare still searching for answers after a 45-17 loss against a weak Tulsa team Sa
The Daily Cougar / Posted 5 days ago
are still searching for answers after a 45-17 loss against a weak Tulsa team Saturday night. In a short week, head coach Major Applewhite must find answers to his offense that too often finds itself in third-and-long situations and a defense that... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
UH's Major Applewhite never considered benching Kyle PostmaTULSA, Okla. – With the University of Houston offense struggling in Saturday's
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
TULSA, Okla. – With the University of Houston offense struggling in Saturday's 45-17 blowout loss to Tulsa, coach Major Applewhite said he did not consider making a change at quarterback. Kyle Postma made his third straight start, completing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UH's Major Applewhite never considered benching Kyle PostmaTULSA, Okla. – With the University of Houston offense struggling in Saturday's
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
TULSA, Okla. – With the University of Houston offense struggling in Saturday's 45-17 blowout loss to Tulsa, coach Major Applewhite said he did not consider making a change at quarterback. Kyle Postma made his third straight start, completing... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Resurgent Tulsa Hurricane defeats Cougars on the roadteam from 2016, not the 1-5 group that came limping into the weekend. “Obvious
The Daily Cougar / Posted 7 days ago
team from 2016, not the 1-5 group that came limping into the weekend. “Obviously we are disappointed,” said head coach Major Applewhite. “We didn’t play well enough to win. Give credit to Tulsa; give credit to coach Montgomery and their players... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Defense fine, as usual; Tide offense no slouchbut playmakers abound for Daboll, who is Saban's sixth offensive coordinator in
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
but playmakers abound for Daboll, who is Saban's sixth offensive coordinator in his tenure with the Tide, following Major Applewhite (2007), Jim McElwain (2008-2011), Doug Nussmeier (2012-2013), Lane Kiffin (2014-2016), and Steve Sarkisian,... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Special teams freshman adds flair to the fieldand my effort, you know? It can get you to make a lot of plays.” Stuard’s hard
The Daily Cougar / Posted 11 days ago
and my effort, you know? It can get you to make a lot of plays.” Stuard’s hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed by head coach Major Applewhite, who confirmed his young defender’s claims. “He plays and practices with great effort,” Applewhite said.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Toyota Center to get Landry's-brand eateries, new Rockets owner Tilman Feritta saysmater's board of regents in 2014, where he was instrumental in hiring former fo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
mater's board of regents in 2014, where he was instrumental in hiring former football coach Tom Herman and current coach Major Applewhite. Most recently, Feritta gave the school $20 million, UH's largest donation ever, for naming rights to the... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Victory over Mustangs marks Catalon’s career-best gamerunning back Duke Catalon, who had a career day in yards and touchdowns. “Our
The Daily Cougar / Posted 14 days ago
running back Duke Catalon, who had a career day in yards and touchdowns. “Our guys played really hard,” said head coach Major Applewhite. “We didn’t play perfect all the time, but (the Mustangs) played hard. They are a really good football team,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Running game pushes UH past SMUthe ground. UH scored two touchdowns in the second half after accounting for ju
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the ground. UH scored two touchdowns in the second half after accounting for just three in the previous four games. Coach Major Applewhite likes to relate the UH defense being in tough situations as "putting out fires." The Cougars repeatedly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Running game pushes UH past SMUthe ground. UH scored two touchdowns in the second half after accounting for ju
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
the ground. UH scored two touchdowns in the second half after accounting for just three in the previous four games. Coach Major Applewhite likes to relate the UH defense being in tough situations as "putting out fires." The Cougars repeatedly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
It's official: Tilman Fertitta owns the Rocketswas instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
was instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid to join the Big 12 and in the selection of Major Applewhite as football coach. Fertitta is also the host of the reality cable television show "Billion Dollar... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
It's official: Tilman Fertitta owns the Rocketswas instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
was instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid to join the Big 12 and in the selection of Major Applewhite as football coach. Fertitta is also the host of the reality cable television show "Billion Dollar... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
It's official: Tilman Fertitta owns the Rocketswas instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
was instrumental and outspoken in the University's ultimately unsuccessful bid to join the Big 12 and in the selection of Major Applewhite as football coach. Fertitta is also the host of the reality cable television show "Billion Dollar... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
DT Ed Oliver will be a game-time decision for UHbut a decision on whether he will be available for Saturday's game against SMU
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
but a decision on whether he will be available for Saturday's game against SMU won't be made until before kickoff, coach Major Applewhite said. On his weekly segment on KTRH-AM, Applewhite said the Cougars are practicing this week "like (Oliver... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
DT Ed Oliver will be a game-time decision for UHbut a decision on whether he will be available for Saturday's game against SMU
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
but a decision on whether he will be available for Saturday's game against SMU won't be made until before kickoff, coach Major Applewhite said. On his weekly segment on KTRH-AM, Applewhite said the Cougars are practicing this week "like (Oliver... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Cougars will need to tame Mustangs to stay relevantfew hurdles they must overcome, including the Mustangs’ great defense. “We foc
The Daily Cougar / Posted 18 days ago
few hurdles they must overcome, including the Mustangs’ great defense. “We focus on the here and the now,” said head coach Major Applewhite. “We aren’t getting into these conference games down the line. We certainly aren’t looking past anybody. You... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Doctor's orders: Cougars must treat three ailmentsthis season has consisted of spurts of offensive efficiency only to go complete
The Daily Cougar / Posted 18 days ago
this season has consisted of spurts of offensive efficiency only to go completely cold when it matters most. Head coach Major Applewhite attempted to self-medicate the problem by replacing former starting quarterback Kyle Allen with senior Kyle... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Hicks, Mustangs rolling early in the seasonthey are motivated, and they will be wanting to go to 2-0 in conference just as
The Daily Cougar / Posted 19 days ago
they are motivated, and they will be wanting to go to 2-0 in conference just as much as the Cougars. Houston head coach Major Applewhite may not have started this rivalry, but he will have to bare the brunt of it Saturday night when the Mustangs... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Cougars sputter in second half, still beat defending AAC champsin midseason form. “We always want to be explosive and be aggressive offensive
The Daily Cougar / Posted 21 days ago
in midseason form. “We always want to be explosive and be aggressive offensively, and things worked early on,” head coach Major Applewhite said in a news conference after the win. The Cougars dominated early and ended the first quarter with seven... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Cougars do just enough to beat Temple in AAC openerover Temple on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener at Lincoln F
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
over Temple on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener at Lincoln Financial Field. Before the game, UH coach Major Applewhite announced a change at quarterback, with Postma getting the nod over Kyle Allen, who started the first three... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cougars do just enough to beat Temple in AAC openerover Temple on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener at Lincoln F
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
over Temple on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference opener at Lincoln Financial Field. Before the game, UH coach Major Applewhite announced a change at quarterback, with Postma getting the nod over Kyle Allen, who started the first three... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Players to watch: Seniors need to step up against Templewith a 93.9 completion percentage against Rice and threw two more interceptions
The Daily Cougar / Posted 22 days ago
with a 93.9 completion percentage against Rice and threw two more interceptions against Texas Tech. I think head coach Major Applewhite will play it safe and stick with the up-and-down quarterback just to give him another chance to get things... Read more
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Philly.com
Owls to host a formidable Houston teamLincoln Financial Field. Records: Houston (2-1, 0-0 American Athletic Conferen
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
Lincoln Financial Field. Records: Houston (2-1, 0-0 American Athletic Conference). Temple (2-2, 0-1). Coaches: Houston, Major Applewhite (2-1). Temple, Geoff Collins (2-2). History: Houston leads, 5-0. Last meeting: Houston, 23-14, Dec. 5,2015... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
A healthy D'Eriq King gives UH options on offensenine offensive plays, catching a touchdown pass, and a kickoff return in a 27-2
Houston Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
nine offensive plays, catching a touchdown pass, and a kickoff return in a 27-24 loss to Texas Tech. After the game, coach Major Applewhite said King (5-11, 190) would see an expanded role at wide receiver, certain packages at quarterback and on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Rice’s David Bailiff: Hurricane Harvey ‘an adult lesson’ for playersCreek JournalTriblive Online Only Rice's David Bailiff: Hurricane Harvey 'an a
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Rice's David Bailiff: Hurricane Harvey 'an adult lesson' for players Houston coach Major Applewhite (left) and Rice coach David Bailiff shake hands at the end of the game Sept. 16, 2017 in Houston,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
AAC Power Ratings: UConn Hits Rock Bottom After Loss To ECUcontinued to sputter as Houston fell to Texas Tech, 27-24, snapping the nation'
Hartford Courant / Posted 25 days ago
continued to sputter as Houston fell to Texas Tech, 27-24, snapping the nation's longest home winning streak at 16. Coach Major Applewhite made a switch at quarterback midway through the fourth quarter, replacing struggling starter Kyle Allen (six... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
AAC power rankings: Week 4continued to sputter as Houston fell to Texas Tech, 27-24, snapping the nation'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
continued to sputter as Houston fell to Texas Tech, 27-24, snapping the nation's longest home winning streak at 16. Coach Major Applewhite made a switch at quarterback midway through the fourth quarter, replacing struggling starter Kyle Allen (six... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
After interception, true freshman ready to make his marka 38-3 victory, and Turner left his mark on the field. “He has a long way to g
The Daily Cougar / Posted 25 days ago
a 38-3 victory, and Turner left his mark on the field. “He has a long way to go and a lot to improve on,” said head coach Major Applewhite. “He has a nice frame that he can continue to build, and he’s intelligent. He comes from a very good family,... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Offensive inefficiency plagues Cougarsagainst the Red Raiders. After throwing a pair of interceptions and losing a c
The Daily Cougar / Posted 25 days ago
against the Red Raiders. After throwing a pair of interceptions and losing a costly fumble Saturday, first-year head coach Major Applewhite had seen enough of his newly named starting QB. With just over seven minutes to play in the game and scoring... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Cougars look to bounce back against Templesoul-searching to do this week after a stunning 27-24 loss against the Texas Te
The Daily Cougar / Posted 25 days ago
soul-searching to do this week after a stunning 27-24 loss against the Texas Tech. Many questions remain for head coach Major Applewhite, including who will lead the offense on the road against the Temple Owls on Saturday. Quarterback Kyle... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
By the numbers: Temple not the same champions as last yearover the ball four times, making Saturday Kyle Allen’s second game with two int
The Daily Cougar / Posted 25 days ago
over the ball four times, making Saturday Kyle Allen’s second game with two interceptions this season, leading head coach Major Applewhite to bring in backup QB Kyle Postma. The Cougars’ next opponent, the Temple Owls, have turmoil of their own... Read more
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Philly.com
Temple, Houston coaches on Saturday's game at the LincHouston winning every time. The coaches were on a conference call with the med
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
Houston winning every time. The coaches were on a conference call with the media on Monday. Houston’s first-year coach, Major Applewhite, on how Temple is different under first-year coach Geoff Collins than Matt Rhule: “Little bit different... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Major Applewhite says Cougars inconsistent on offenseCoach Major Applewhite said the University of Houston struggled offensively wit
Houston Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
Coach Major Applewhite said the University of Houston struggled offensively with a "lack of consistency across the board" in a 27-24 loss to Texas Tech. Among the problems: four turnovers, dropped passes, missed assignments, third down-and-long... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Red Raiders halt Cougars' 16-game home win streakagainst the supposedly soft Texas Tech defense. “We are obviously disappointed
The Daily Cougar / Posted 27 days ago
against the supposedly soft Texas Tech defense. “We are obviously disappointed in the game and the outcome,” head coach Major Applewhite said. “We didn’t play well enough to win. I told the guys anytime you turn over the ball five times as a... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas Tech Snaps Houston's 16-Game Home Winning Streakat that point when the complextion of the game changed and started to get that
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
at that point when the complextion of the game changed and started to get that way coverage wise," Houston coach Major Applewhite said. "I thought he did a great job. Came in, took care of the football and led us on some scoring... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Cougars struggle on offense in loss to Texas TechStadium, ending the nation’s longest active home winning streak at 16 games. A
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Stadium, ending the nation’s longest active home winning streak at 16 games. After their first loss of the season, coach Major Applewhite may be facing his toughest decision: a quarterback controversy between Kyle Allen and Kyle Postma. Allen,... Read more
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