In honor of the passing of Houston Football letterman and Sgt. 1st Class Sam Hairston, Thursday's game vs. UCF has been named the Salute to Service Sam Hairston Heroes Game. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for special promotional giveaways and to help honor Hairston.
For the fourth consecutive year, Houston Athletics, Cougar Pride and the University of Houston Alumni Association will auction off the game jerseys worn during the Cougars' annual Homecoming game.
Houston Football will meet UCF on Thursday at 6 p.m. inside TDECU Stadium on ESPN. Head Coach Tony Levine and selected student-athletes met with the media on Tuesday.
Houston opens up its second conference season as a member of The American Athletic Conference when it opens league play vs. UCF at 6 p.m. Thursday inside TDECU Stadium, televised live on ESPN.
Houston's Oct. 11 game at Memphis has been set for a 6 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcasted nationally by CBS Sports Network, The American Athletic Conference announced Monday.