2007 Houston Cougars football team

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.

2007 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
C-USA West Division co-champion
Texas Bowl, L 13–20 vs. TCU
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2007 record8–5 (6–2 C-USA)
Head coach
Co-offensive coordinatorRandy Clements (1st as OC, 5th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorPhilip Montgomery (1st as OC, 5th overall season)
Defensive coordinatorAlan Weddell (2nd as DC, 3rd overall season)
Home stadiumRobertson Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
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 Division
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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12:30 pmat Oregon*L 27–4857,662
September 156:00 pmat TulaneW 34–1021,311
September 223:30 pmColorado State*CSTVW 38–2722,468
September 296:00 pmEast Carolina
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
WITNL 35–3720,719
October 62:00 pmat Alabama*L 24–3092,138
October 132:30 pmRice
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX (rivalry)
CSTVW 56–4826,514
October 206:00 pmat UABW 49–1011,588
October 278:00 pmat UTEPW 34–3135,116
November 47:00 pmSMU
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
ESPNW 38–2822,774
November 102:00 pmat TulsaL 7–5625,428
November 172:30 pmMarshall 
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
WOWKW 35–2821,116
November 242:30 pmTexas Southern*
  • Robertson Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 59–612,139
December 287:00 pmvs. TCU*NFL NetworkL 13–2062,097
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

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