HOUSTON- The American Athletic Conference, in conjunction with its network partner ESPN, announced kickoff times Friday for 23 of its conference games this fall, including four University of Houston games.
Houston will open the 2013 season in Reliant Stadium at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30, as it takes on Southern in a game aired on ESPN3.com.
The following week Houston will travel to Philadelphia for its first American Athletic Conference game as UH faces Temple in The American Game of the Week game aired on ESPN Regional with kickoff slated for 11 a.m. CDT.
The Cougars will face Memphis in their fifth game of the season at 11 a.m., Oct. 12, from BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston.
Previously announced as airing on ESPN, Houston's Oct. 31 game vs. USF will kick off at Reliant Stadium at 6 p.m.
Houston's Bayou Bucket Game vs. Rice was previously announced as a 2 p.m. kickoff by Conference USA and its TV partner Fox Sports Network.
The 2013 season marks Houston's first in The American Athletic Conference with the league's champion garnering an automatic BCS bid.
FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS & PARKING
Season tickets for the 2013 Houston Football season are on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase their season tickets early with the 2013 renewal deadline set for July 9.
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) oremail firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans also can visitUHCougars.comand click theCougar Pridetab where the most continually updated 2013 and 2014 information will be available orclick here.