April 9, 2011
It's been a productive 14 practices and all that remains is the annual Red and White Spring football game.
THE FORMAT: The team will be divided by offense (Red Squad) and defense (White Squad) and square off for a two-half scrimmage. The first half will be two 15-minute quarters followed by a 30-minute running clock for the second half. There will be a special scoring system devised to allow the defense to score points.
Scoring System Defense Offense Three & Out - 3 pts PAT - 1 pt Any stop - 1 pt Field Goal - 3 pts 4th Down Stop - 2 pts Touchdown - 6 pts Turnover - 5 pts 2-pt Conversion - 2 pts Turnover TD - 9 pts Sack - 2 pts Missed Field Goal - 3 ptsTHE DETAILS: All fans will be sitting on the West side of Robertson Stadium (press box side) and can enter through gates 1, 4 and 7. All seating will be general admission. Both concessions and the UH Fan Shop will be open during the game.
YOUTH EXPERIENCE: The Houston football team will host the 2011 Cougar Youth Experience immediately following today's Red and White Spring Game on John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium. Children aged kindergarten through eighth grade can join the players and coaches for a clinic and autograph session on the field. Register at the Kids Zone or at Gate 14.