1964 Houston Cougars football
ConferenceIndependent
1964 record2–6–1
Head coach
CaptainHorst Paul
Home stadiumRice Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame     9 1 0
Florida State     9 1 1
Colgate     7 2 0
Georgia Tech     7 3 0
Syracuse     7 4 0
Villanova     6 2 0
Boston College     6 3 0
Southern Miss     6 3 0
New Mexico State     6 4 0
Penn State     6 4 0
Memphis State     5 4 0
Utah State     5 4 1
Holy Cross     5 5 0
Buffalo     4 4 1
Colorado State     5 6 0
Air Force     4 5 1
Miami (FL)     4 5 1
Xavier     4 5 1
Army     4 6 0
Idaho     4 6 0
West Texas State     4 6 0
San Jose State     4 6 0
Pittsburgh     3 5 2
Navy     3 6 1
Dayton     3 7 0
Detroit     3 7 0
Boston University     2 7 0
Houston     2 6 1
Texas Western     0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Houston Cougars football team was an American football team that represented the University of Houston as an independent during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. In its third season under head coach Bill Yeoman, the team compiled a 2–6–1 record. Horst Paul was the team captain.[1] The team played its home games at Rice Stadium (five games) and Robertson Stadium (one game) in Houston.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 12Trinity (TX)W 34–713,000
September 19at No. 8 AuburnL 0–3025,000
September 25Texas A&MW 10–030,000
October 3at Ole MissL 9–3124,000
October 10Tulsa
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 23–3115,000
October 24at Mississippi StateL 13–1827,000
November 7Florida State
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
T 13–1316,000
November 14Penn State
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 7–2425,000[2]
November 28Cincinnati
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 6–2010,000[3]

References

  1. ^ "2018 Houston Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Houston. pp. 126, 145. Retrieved August 14, 2020.
  2. ^ "Lions Seek 4 Straight At Houston". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 14, 1964. p. 12. Retrieved June 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  3. ^ Dick Forbes (November 29, 1964). "Bearcats Bag Cougars, 20-6, Wind Up 8-2". The Cincinnati Enquirer. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.