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2021 Houston Cougars Football Preview

Houston Cougars

2020 Record: 3-5

Recruiting

5 ⭐ ………. 

4 ⭐………. 

3 ⭐………. 14

Rank:  83

2020

Year 2 of the Dana Holgorsen regime was supposed to be the year the Cougars broke out. While they did reach the post season, an unimpressive loss to Hawaii in the New Mexico Bowl, this team, especially the defence should have been better. One statistic mattered most; when the Cougars scored 37 points or more, they were 3-0. When they didn’t, they were 0-5.

2021

In a bit of de ja vu, we’ll say it again: this should be the Cougars breakout year. QB Clayton Tune has a year under his belt. The defence, which was statistically far better than the 32 points a game it gave up, returns almost everyone. Throw in a huge injection of transfer portal talent, and the Cougars are locked and loaded for 2021.

If Things Go Well:

11-1

The pieces are definitely all there, and the schedule is among the easiest in the country. They don’t have to play UCF or Cincinnati. There’s really no excuse for this team to not win ten games.

If They Don’t

7-5

If Tune flops and the defence finds a way to underperform again, it could be another average year for the Cougars.

Prediction

9-3

There’s just too much talent for this team to not at least be in the conversation for the AAC title this year.

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Houston Cougars 2021 Football Schedule

Saturday
Sep. 4
Texas Tech Red Raiders Concept Helmetvs Texas Tech Red RaidersBUY TICKETS
Saturday
Sep. 11
at Rice Owls BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Sep. 18
Grambling State Tigers BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Sep. 25
Navy Midshipmen Concept HelmetNavy Midshipmen BUY TICKETS
Friday
Oct. 1
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Concept Helmetat Tulsa Golden Hurricane BUY TICKETS
Thursday
Oct. 7
Tulane Green Wave Concept Helmetat Tulane Green Wave BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Oct. 16
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Saturday
Oct. 23
East Carolina Pirates Concept HelmetEast Carolina Pirates  BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Oct. 30
SMU Mustangs Concept HelmetSMU Mustangs BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Nov. 6
USF Bulls Concept Helmetat USF Bulls BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Nov. 13
Temple Owls Concept Helmetat Temple Owls BUY TICKETS
Friday
Nov. 19
Memphis Tigers Concept HelmetMemphis Tigers BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Nov. 27
UConn Huskies Concept Helmetat UConn Huskies BUY TICKETS
Saturday
Dec. 4
AAC Football ScheduleAmerican Championship BUY TICKETS
Houston Cougars 2021 Football Schedule

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