Sept. 23, 2004
2004 HOUSTON COUGAR FOOTBALL
Army Black Knights (0-2, 0-2 C-USA) at Houston Cougars (1-2, 1-0 C-USA)
Saturday, September 18, 2004
John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium t Houston, Texas
** For the second consecutive week, the Cougars scored a touchdown on their opening possession.
** Houston improved to 5-2 in the all-time series against Army. The Cougars improved to 3-1 at Robertson Stadium against the Black Knights.
** The Cougars extended their winning streak against Army to three consecutive games.
** Cougars improved to 28-13-1 in conference openers during their history... Cougars improved to 6-3 in their all-time Conference USA openers.
** With 369 team rushing yards, the Cougars broke the 300-yard plateau as a team for the first time since rushing for 375 yards against UAB on Nov. 29, 2003.
** With 647 yards of total offense, the Cougars topped the 600-yard mark for the first time since compiling 684 yards against TCU on Oct. 25, 2003.
** Running back Anthony Evans recorded his 12th career rushing touchdown at the 7:01 mark of the first quarter and his 13th career touchdown in the third quarter.
** With two rushing touchdowns, running back Anthony Evans posted the third multi-touchdown game of his career.
** With 282 rushing yards, running back Anthony Evans tied Paul Gipson (vs. Tulsa, Nov. 23, 1968) for the second-highest total in UH single-game history. Only the 300 rushing yards by Joffrey Reynolds ranks higher in school history.
** With 282 rushing yards, running back Anthony Evans recorded the sixth 100-yard rushing game of his career and his first of the 2004 season... He topped his previous best of 165 rushing yards set against C-USA rival UAB on Nov. 29, 2003.
** With 34 carries, running back Anthony Evans set a new personal single-game high in that category... It topped the mark he set at Army on Nov. 15, 2003 and against UAB on Nov. 29, 2003.
** With 270 yards of total offense (278 passing, -8 rushing), quarterback Kevin Kolb recorded 4,122 yards of total offense during his young career... He became only the ninth player in school history to accumulate more than 4,000 yards of total offense during his career.
** Wide receiver Vincent Marshall set a new personal single-game high with nine receptions against Army... He topped his previous single game high of eight receptions set against Rice on Aug. 30, 2003 and against Mississippi State on Sept. 20, 2003.
** With 139 receiving yards, wide receiver Vincent Marshall recorded the third 100-yard game of his career.
** Linebacker Tristen Robertson recorded his first career interception at the 7:34 mark of the second quarter.
** Kicker Dustin Bell recorded his 10th career game with at least two field goals.
** With nine points scored (three field goals, three PATs), kicker Dustin Bell moved past Sebastian Villarreal (1995-97) into ninth place in UH career history with 177 total points... Up next in the UH records book is Ketric Sanford (1996-99, 177 points, 29 TDs, two 2-point conversions).
** CONSECUTIVE STARTS STREAKS: Defensive tackle Kade Lane made his 27th consecutive start, dating back to Aug. 31, 2002, against Rice at Rice Stadium.
** FIRST STARTS: Offensive tackle Jeff Akeroyd made his first collegiate start at right tackle.