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1984 Houston Cougars football team

The 1984 Houston Cougars football team, also known as the Houston Cougars, Houston, or UH, represented the University of Houston during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1] The Cougars were led by 23rd-year head coach Bill Yeoman and played their home games at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. The team competed as members of the Southwest Conference, finishing as co-champions with SMU with a conference record of 6–2. Houston was invited to the 1985 Cotton Bowl Classic, where they lost to Boston College.

1984 Houston Cougars football
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Southwest Conference co-champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1984 record7–5 (6–2 SWC)
Head coachBill Yeoman (23rd season)
Offensive coordinatorBill Yeoman
Offensive schemeHouston Veer
Defensive coordinatorDon Todd
Home stadiumAstrodome (53,000)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 SMU + 6 2 0     10 2 0
Houston + 6 2 0     7 5 0
TCU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Arkansas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Texas 5 3 0     7 4 1
Baylor 4 4 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 2 6 0     4 7 0
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 15Miami (OH)*W 30–17
September 22at No. 9 Washington*L 7–35
September 29Louisville*
  • Astrodome
  • Houston, TX
L 28–30
October 6at BaylorW 27–17
October 13Texas A&M
  • Astrodome
  • Houston, TX
W 9–7
October 20at No. 6 SMUW 29–20
October 27Arkansas
  • Astrodome
  • Houston, TX
L 3–17
November 3No. 20 TCU
  • Astrodome
  • Houston, TX
L 14–21
November 10at No. 3 TexasW 29–15
November 24at Texas TechW 24–17
December 1Rice
W 38–26
January 1vs. No. 8 Boston College*L 28–45
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1984 Houston Cougars Schedule and Results | College Football at". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-12-24.