To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

2016 Houston Cougars football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2016 Houston Cougars football
Houston Cougars logo.svg
ConferenceAmerican Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2016 record9–4 (5–3 The American)
Head coachTom Herman
(Regular season, 2nd year)
Major Applewhite
(bowl game)
Offensive coordinatorMajor Applewhite (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorTodd Orlando (2nd season)
Base defense3–4
CaptainCameron Malveaux
Tyler McCloskey
Greg Ward Jr.
Brandon Wilson
Home stadiumTDECU Stadium
(Capacity: 40,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Temple xy$   7 1         10 4  
No. 19 South Florida x   7 1         11 2  
UCF   4 4         6 7  
Cincinnati   1 7         4 8  
UConn   1 7         3 9  
East Carolina   1 7         3 9  
West Division
Navy xy   7 1         9 5  
Tulsa   6 2         10 3  
Memphis   5 3         8 5  
Houston   5 3         9 4  
SMU   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         4 8  
Championship: Temple 34, Navy 10
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016 Houston Cougars football team represented the University of Houston in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the 69th year of season play for Houston. They were led by head coach Tom Herman during the regular season and played their home games at TDECU Stadium in Houston. The Houston Cougars football team is a member of the American Athletic Conference in its West Division. They finished the season 9–4, 5–3 in American Athletic play to finish in a tie for third place in the West Division. They were invited to the Las Vegas Bowl where they lost to San Diego State.

On November 26, head coach Tom Herman resigned to become the head coach at Texas.[1] He finished at Houston with a two-year record of 22–4. Houston was led by new head coach Major Applewhite in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Previous season and offseason

In the 2015 season, the Houston Cougars finished 13–1, one of the greatest seasons in school history. The Cougars beat #20 Temple in the AAC Championship game and advanced to beat #9 Florida State 38–24 in the Peach Bowl, one of the New Year's Six bowls. The Cougars were ranked #8 in the final AP poll, which was their first final top-ten ranking since 1990, and their highest final ranking since the 1979 season.

Departures

Coaching departures

After serving as wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Houston for one year, Drew Mehringer was named as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Rutgers on December 14, 2015.[2]

Incoming transfers

2016 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2016 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

Walk-on recruits

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

National signing day was on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

Returning starters

Offense

Defense

Special teams

Spring practice

The Houston Cougars football team held its annual Red and White Spring Game on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at TDECU Stadium. The defense (White) defeated the offense (Red) 74–72.[3]

Fall camp

Personnel

Roster

2016 Houston Cougars Football

Quarterback

  •  1 Greg Ward Jr. - Senior (5'11, 190)
  •  3 Kyle Postma - Junior (6'3, 205)
  •  4 D'Eriq King - Freshman (5'10, 170)
  •  8 Hunter McCoy - Senior (6'4, 220)
  • 10 Kyle Allen - Junior (6'3, 210)
  • 12 Bowman Sells - Freshman (6'2, 202)
  • 13 Mason McClendon - Sophomore (5'10, 190)
  • 16 Bear Fenimore - Sophomore (6'1, 215)

Tailback

  •  2 Duke Catalon - Sophomore (6'0, 210)
  • 20 Kalig Kokuma - Sophomore (5'11, 210)
  • 25 Chandler Smith - Freshman (5'7, 180)
  • 28 Josh Burrell -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (5'10, 247)
  • 32 Kevrin Justice -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (5'11, 190)
  • 34 Mulbah Car - Freshman (5'11, 194)
  • 46 Patrick Carr - Sophomore (5'10, 195)
  • 48 Michael Dunn - Sophomore (5'10, 200)
  • 49 Blake Hirsch - Sophomore (6'0, 220)

Wide Receiver

  •  5 Ra'Shaad Samples - Junior (5'11, 190)
  •  7 Marquez Stevenson - Freshman (6'0, 175) *
  •  9 Courtney Lark - Freshman (6'1, 163) *
  • 14 Isaiah Johnson - Sophomore (6'4, 205)
  • 15 Linell Bonner - Junior (6'0, 202)
  • 17 Terry Mark - Freshman (6'1, 190)
  • 18 Keith Corbin - Freshman (6'2, 175)
  • 21 Chance Allen - Senior (6'3, 215)
  • 23 Kinte Hatton - Junior (5'10, 170)
  • 27 Christian Luke - Freshman (6'2, 215)
  • 30 Tristen Gomez - Sophomore (5'6, 166)
  • 39 Keisland Smalls - Freshman (5'9, 185)
  • 80 Tren'Davian Dickson - Freshman (5'11, 175)
  • 83 Derek McLemore - Junior (6'0, 197)
  • 85 John Leday - Junior (6'0, 200)
  • 86 Colton Cerday -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'0, 216)
  • 88 Steven Dunbar Jr. - Junior (6'3, 200)

Tight End

  • 45 Tyler McCloskey - Senior (6'2, 245)
  • 82 Romello Brooker - Sophomore (6'4, 240)
  • 84 Chris Johnson - Junior (6'5, 235)
  • 87 Alex Leslie - Junior (6'5, 240)
  • 89 Byron Simpson - Junior (6'5, 260)
 

Offensive Lineman

  • 51 Na'Ty Rodgers - Junior (6'5, 292)
  • 52 Braylon Jones - Freshman (6'3, 278)
  • 53 Alex Fontana - Junior (6'3, 310)
  • 56 Dixie Wooten III - Freshman (6'5, 322)
  • 58 Ryan Hirsch -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 280)
  • 60 Kordell Snyder - Freshman (6'3, 265)
  • 61 Ryan Deshotel -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'4, 272)
  • 62 Jarrid Williams -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'6, 290)
  • 63 Marc Reid - Junior (6'5, 279)
  • 64 Grant Strimple - Freshman (6'2, 277)
  • 65 Colby Brignac - Freshman (6'1, 290)
  • 66 Cole Miller - Freshman (5'11, 298)
  • 69 Will Nobel - Sophomore (6'4, 290)
  • 70 Mac Long - Senior (6'4, 300)
  • 72 Mason Denley - Sophomore (6'4, 305)
  • 73 Marcus Oliver - Junior (6'3, 295)
  • 74 Josh Jones -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'5, 280)
  • 75 Jacoby Morrison - Freshman (6'2, 251)
  • 76 Kameron Eloph - Sophomore (6'3, 294)
  • 77 Keenan Murphy - Freshman (6'2, 295)
  • 79 Josh Thomas - Junior (6'6, 332)

Defensive Line

  • 10 Ed Oliver - Freshman (6'2, 290)
  • 17 Chauntez Jackson - Senior (6'5, 280)
  • 27 D.J. Jenkins -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 260)
  • 50 Aymiel Fleming - Freshman (6'2, 284)
  • 52 Jerard Carter - Sophomore (6'3, 297)
  • 59 Zorrell Ezell - Senior (6'1, 285)
  • 90 Zach Vaughan - Sophomore (6'4, 270)
  • 91 Nick Thurman - Junior (6'4, 290)
  • 93 B.J. Singleton - Senior (6'4, 314)
  • 94 Cameron Malveaux - Senior (6'6, 270)
  • 96 Blaine Medland - Sophomore (6'0, 246)

Long Snappers

  • 31 Jon Letter - Freshman (6'3, 191)
  • 48 Zach Faires - Senior (6'2, 235)
  • 57 Payton Pardee -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (5'10, 190)
  • 97 Nick Wildberger - Sophomore (6'1, 210)

Placekicker

  • 41 Joel Scarbrough -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (5'10, 182)
  • 44 Luke Hogan - Freshman (6'1, 192)
  • 47 Ty Cummings - Senior (6'0, 185)
  • 95 Mason Tobola - Freshman (6'2, 205)
 

Linebacker

  •  8 Emeke Egbule - Sophomore (6'3, 230)
  •  9 Matthew Adams - Junior (6'1, 230)
  • 12 D'Juan Hines - Junior (6'1, 225)
  • 20 Roman Brown - Sophomore (6'0, 220)
  • 21 Ralph Harvey Jr. - Senior (6'2, 245)
  • 32 Khari Dotson - Sophomore (6'1, 210)
  • 33 Ja'Von Shelley - Sophomore (6'1, 230)
  • 36 Nomluis Fruge - Junior (6'0, 225)
  • 41 Steven Taylor - Senior (6'1, 225)
  • 43 Leroy Godfrey -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'3, 240)
  • 46 Jordan Milburn -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'1, 225)
  • 51 Rasheed Tynes - Junior (5'11, 220)
  • 54 Cameron Doubenmier - Junior (5'11, 220)
  • 55 Davonte Thomas - Senior (6'1, 220)
  • 81 Tyus Bowser - Senior (6'3, 240)
  • 86 Kobe Idumwonyi -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 245)

Cornerback

  •  4 Ka'Darian Smith - Freshman (6'0, 172)
  •  6 Howard Wilson - Sophomore (6'1, 185)
  •  7 Patrick Rosette - Freshman (6'1, 195)
  • 13 Joeal Williams - Sophomore (5'10, 185)
  • 19 Javian Smith - Freshman (6'1, 165)
  • 24 Jeremy Winchester - Sophomore (6'0, 190)
  • 25 Dillon Birden - Junior (5'9, 172)
  • 26 Brandon Wilson - Senior (5'11, 200)
  • 30 Andrew Robertson - Sophomore (5'9, 176)
  • 35 Andrew Mathis - Sophomore (6'0, 204)
  • 40 Alexander Myres - Junior (5'10, 184)

Safety

  •  1 Garrett Davis - Sophomore (6'1, 200)
  •  2 Khalil Williams - Junior (6'0, 200)
  •  5 Collin Wilder - Freshman (5'11, 175)
  • 18 Michael Eke -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 205)
  • 22 Austin Robinson - Junior (6'3, 220)
  • 23 Terrell Williams - Junior (6'3, 210)
  • 29 Darius Gilbert -
    Redshirt
    Freshman (6'2, 195)
  • 31 D'Aundre Holmes-Wilfork - Freshman (5'10, 183)
  • 37 Caemen Mayfield - Sophomore (5'10, 204)
  • 42 Grayson Thorburn - Freshman (6'2, 205)

Punter

  • 38 Dane Roy - Freshman (6'7, 230)

Coaching staff

Depth chart

The list of starters is to be announced.

Schedule

Houston played UCF, UConn, Tulane and Tulsa at home and Cincinnati, Memphis, Navy and SMU on the road. The conference schedule was released February 9.[4]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 311:00 a.m.vs. No. 3 Oklahoma*No. 15ABCW 33–2371,016
September 1011:00 a.m.Lamar*No. 6
ASNW 42–039,402
September 156:30 p.m.at CincinnatiNo. 6ESPNW 40–1640,015
September 246:00 p.m.at Texas State*No. 6ESPNUW 64–333,133
September 297:00 p.m.UConnNo. 6
  • TDECU Stadium
  • Houston, TX
ESPNW 42–1440,873
October 82:00 p.m.at NavyNo. 6CBSSNL 40–4634,531
October 156:00 p.m.TulsaNo. 13
ESPN2W 38–3138,221
October 226:00 p.m.at SMUNo. 11ESPN2L 16–3832,000
October 2911:00 a.m.UCF
  • TDECU Stadium
  • Houston, TX
ESPNUW 31–2435,846
November 122:30 p.m.Tulanedagger
  • TDECU Stadium
  • Houston, TX
CBSSNW 30–1836,552
November 178:00 p.m.No. 3 Louisville*
  • TDECU Stadium
  • Houston, TX
ESPNW 36–1042,822
November 2511:00 a.m.at MemphisNo. 18ABCL 44–4836,527
December 172:30 p.m.vs. San Diego State*ABCL 10–3429,286
Schedule Source:[5]

Game summaries

vs. Oklahoma

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2004 OKLA, 63–13
#3 Oklahoma Sooners vs #15 Houston Cougars  – Game summary [6]
1 2 34Total
#3 Oklahoma 10 7 0623
#15 Houston 3 16 14033

at NRG StadiumHouston,TX Texas Kickoff

  • Date: September 3, 2016
  • Game time: 11:07 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72 °F (22 °C) • Wind: Calm • Weather: Indoor
  • Game attendance: 71,016
  • Referee: Cooper Castleberry
  • TV announcers (ABC): Dave Pasch (Play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color) & Tom Luginbill (sideline)
Game information

Lamar

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 1983 HOU, 42–35
Lamar Cardinals vs #6 Houston Cougars  – Game summary [7]
1 2 34Total
Lamar 0 0 000
#6 Houston 14 14 7742

at TDECU StadiumHouston,TX

  • Date: September 10, 2016
  • Game time: 05:25 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 88 °F (31 °C) • Wind: N 3 mph• Weather: Cloudy and Humid
  • Game attendance: 39,402
  • Referee: Rick Loumiet
  • TV: ESPN3
  • Sources:UHCougars.com[8] LamarCardinals.com[9]
Game information

at Cincinnati

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–10 2015 HOU, 33–30
#6 Houston Cougars at Cincinnati Bearcats  – Game summary [10]
1 2 34Total
#6 Houston 7 3 22840
Cincinnati 7 3 0616

at Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH

  • Date: September 15, 2016
  • Game time: 07:34 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 80 °F (27 °C) • Wind: Calm • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 40,015
  • Referee: Adam Savoie
  • TV: ESPN
  • Sources:UHCougars.com[11]
Game information

at Texas State

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 2015 HOU, 59–14
#6 Houston Cougars at Texas State Bobcats – Game summary [12]
1 2 34Total
#6 Houston 16 27 14764
Texas State 0 3 003

at Bobcat StadiumSan Marcos, TX

  • Date: September 24, 2016
  • Game time: 06:02 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 85 °F (29 °C) • Wind: SE 13 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 33,133
  • Referee: Charles Lewis
  • TV: ESPNU
  • Sources:UHCougars.com[13]
Game information

UConn

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2015 UCONN, 20–17
UConn Huskies at #6 Houston Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
UConn 0 7 0714
#6 Houston 0 28 14042

at TDECU StadiumHouston, TX

  • Date: September 29, 2016
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CDT
  • Referee: C. Lamertina
  • TV: ESPN
  • Sources:UHCougars.com[14]
Game information
Second Quarter
  • HOU Greg Ward Jr. 30 yd run; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 0-7)
  • HOU Dillon Birden 1 yd run; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 0-14)
  • HOU Tyler McCloskey 3 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 0-21)
  • HOU Steven Dunbar 15 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 0-28)
  • UCONN Noel Thomas 62 yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs; Bobby Puyol XP good (HOU 7-28)
Third Quarter
  • HOU Greg Ward Jr. 10 yd run; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 7-35)
  • HOU Linell Bonner 4 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 7-42)
Fourth Quarter
  • UCONN Bryant Shirreffs 1 yd run; Bobby Puyol XP good (HOU 14-42)

at Navy

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2015 HOU, 52–31
#6 Houston Cougars at Navy Midshipmen – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#6 Houston 10 10 71340
Navy 10 10 21546

at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD

  • Date: October 8, 2016
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m. CDT
  • TV: ESPN
Game information
First Quarter
  • HOU Steven Dunbar 32 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 7-0)
  • NAVY Chris High 12 yd run; B Moehring XP good (TIE 7-7)
  • HOU Ty Cummings 39 yd field goal (HOU 10-7)
  • NAVY B Moehring 24 yd field goal (TIE 10-10)
Second Quarter
  • HOU Ty Cummings 36 yd field goal (HOU 13-10)
  • NAVY Will Worth 2 yd run; B Moehring XP good (NAVY 13-17)
  • HOU Dillon Birden 19 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (HOU 20-17)
  • NAVY B Moehring 38 yd field goal (TIE 20-20)
Third Quarter
  • NAVY Darryl Bonner 17 yd pass from Will Worth; B Moehring XP good (NAVY 20-27)
  • NAVY Josiah Powell 34 yd interception return; B Moehring XP good (NAVY 20-34)
  • HOU Greg Ward Jr. 8 yd run; Ty Cummings XP good (NAVY 27-34)
  • NAVY Brandon Colon 34 yd pass from Will Worth; B Moehring XP good (NAVY 27-41)
Fourth Quarter
  • HOU Dillon Birden 2 yd run; Ty Cummings XP failed (NAVY 33-41)
  • NAVY Team safety (NAVY 33-43)
  • NAVY B Moehring 40 yd field goal (NAVY 33-46)
  • HOU Chance Allen 17 yd pass from Greg Ward Jr.; Ty Cummings XP good (NAVY 40-46)

Tulsa

Overall record Last meeting Result
22–18 2015 HOU, 38–24
Tulsa Golden Hurricane at #13 Houston Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Tulsa 3 14 01431
#13 Houston 10 7 71438

at TDECU StadiumHouston, TX

  • Date: October 15, 2016
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CDT

at SMU

Overall record Last meeting Result
20–10–1 2015 HOU, 49–28
#11 Houston Cougars at SMU Mustangs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#11 Houston 0 7 7216
SMU 7 21 01038

at Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX

  • Date: October 22, 2016
  • Game time: 6:00pm CDT

UCF

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5 2015 HOU, 59–10
UCF Knights at Houston Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
UCF 7 14 3024
Houston 0 3 141431

at TDECU StadiumHouston, TX

  • Date: October 29, 2016
  • Game time: TBD CDT

Tulane

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–5 2015 HOU, 42–7
Tulane Green Wave at Houston Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Tulane 7 3 0818
Houston 14 14 0230

at TDECU StadiumHouston, TX

  • Date: November 12, 2016
  • Game time: TBD CST

Louisville

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–8 2015 HOU, 34–31
#3 Louisville Cardinals at Houston Cougars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#3 Louisville 0 0 7310
Houston 10 21 0536

at TDECU StadiumHouston, TX

  • Date: November 17, 2016
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CST

at Memphis

Overall record Last meeting Result
15–9 2015 HOU, 35–34
#18 Houston Cougars at Memphis Tigers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
#18 Houston 10 7 101744
Memphis 21 13 01448

at Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN

  • Date: November 25, 2016
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CST

vs. San Diego State (Las Vegas Bowl)

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1973 HOU, 14–9
Houston Cougars vs San Diego State Aztecs  – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Houston 10 0 0010
San Diego 0 6 141434

at Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV

  • Date: December 17, 2016
  • Game time: 2:30 p.m. CST

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 15 6 6 6 6 6 13 11 RV RV RV RV 18 RV RV RV 
Coaches 13 7 7 7 7 5 12 11 24 RV RV RV 21 RV RV NR 
CFP Not released NR NR NR 20 24 NR Not released

References

  1. ^ http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2016/11/texas_set_to_hire_houstons_tom.html
  2. ^ http://www.scarletknights.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/drew_mehringer_995765.html
  3. ^ Ward Jr., Johnson shine in Houston spring game by Kevin Cook. Cypress Creek Mirror, 19 Apr 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
  4. ^ "American Athletic Conference Athletic Directors Conclude Winter Meetings". American Athletic Conference. SideArm Sports. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 Houston Cougars Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  6. ^ "Oklahoma vs Houston (Sep 3,2016)". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. September 3, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Lamar vs Houston (Sep 10,2016)". Lamar Cardinals. September 10, 2016. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ [2]
  10. ^ "Houston at Cincinnati(Sep 15,2016)". UHCougars.com. September 15, 2016. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  11. ^ [3]
  12. ^ "Houston at Texas State(Sep 24,2016)". UHCougars.com. September 15, 2016. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  13. ^ [4]
  14. ^ [5]
This page was last edited on 23 March 2020, at 04:24
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.