2007 Houston Cougars football team

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2007 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
C-USA West Division Co-Champions
Texas Bowl, vs. TCU, L 13-20
Conference Conference USA West
2007 record 8–5 (6–2 C-USA)
Head coach Art Briles
Home stadium Robertson Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
UCF x   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         8 5  
Memphis   6 2         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   3 5         3 9  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
West
Tulsa xy   6 2         10 4  
Houston x   6 2         8 5  
Tulane   3 5         4 8  
Rice   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   2 6         4 8  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: UCF 44, Tulsa 25
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 Houston Cougars football team, also known as the Houston Cougars, Houston, or UH, represented the University of Houston in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the 62nd year of season play for Houston. The team was coached by fifth year head football coach, Art Briles. The team played its home games at Robertson Stadium, a 32,000-person capacity stadium on-campus in Houston. Competing against the TCU Horned Frogs in the 2007 Texas Bowl, the Cougars fell short, 20-13.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 2:30 PM at Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 27–48   57,662
September 15 6:00 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 34–10   21,311
September 22 3:30 PM Colorado State* Robertson StadiumHouston, TX CSTV W 38–27   22,468
September 29 6:00 PM East Carolina Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX WITN L 35–37   20,719
October 6 2:00 PM at Alabama* Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 24–30   92,138
October 13 2:30 PM Rice Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) CSTV W 56–48   26,514
October 20 6:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 49–10   11,588
October 27 8:00 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 34–31   35,116
November 4 7:00 PM SMU Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX ESPN W 38–28   22,774
November 10 2:00 PM at Tulsa Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK L 7–56   25,428
November 17 2:30 PM Marshalldagger Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX WOWK W 35–28   21,116
November 24 2:30 PM Texas Southern* Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX W 59–6   12,139
December 28 7:00 PM vs. TCU* Reliant Stadium • Houston, TX (Texas Bowl) NFL Network L 13–20   62,097
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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