Houston and Arizona Announce Football Series

    Houston and Arizona will open a two-year series in 2017.
    Houston and Arizona will open a two-year series in 2017.
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    June 4, 2013

    HOUSTON The University of Houston and The University of Arizona have signed an agreement to begin a two-game football series in 2017 the two schools jointly announced Tuesday. Houston will travel to Tucson, Ariz., in 2017 before Arizona makes its first trip to Houston in 2018.

    “We are excited to announce our agreement with Arizona. Our department is committed to scheduling quality non-conference opponents and this type of matchup is one that rewards both our team and our fans,” said Houston Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades. “Not only are these non-conference games exciting for our fans, but they are exciting for college football. Our plan is to continue to schedule home-and-home series with a number of high-profile teams in the future.”

    The two institutions have met just twice before with each team capturing a win in Tucson. Houston won the first meeting, 34-17, in 1969, before Arizona captured the last matchup, 37-3, in 1986.

    Season tickets for the 2013 Houston Football season are on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase their season tickets early.

    Fans can purchase season tickets covering seven games for as low as $150. Families will enjoy the Memorial Hermann Family Plan for only $299. Under the Memorial Hermann Family Plan, fans will receive two adult and two youth General Admission tickets with additional youth tickets costing only $75 each.

    To purchase season tickets, fans can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or 877-COUGAR-5 (268-4275) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    To secure parking spaces, secure a priority parking pass for the season and receive other donor benefits through Cougar Pride for the upcoming season, fans should contact the Cougar Pride Office at 713-743-GOUH (4684) or email cougarpride@uh.edu. Fans also can visit UHCougars.com and click the Cougar Pride tab where the most continually updated 2013 and 2014 information will be available or click here



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