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1978 Houston Cougars Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (9-3)

PS/G: 30.3 (8th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 17.8 (49th of 138)
SRS: 19.01 (10th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.09 (13th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 35-34 versus Notre Dame

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
          17 11 11 10 8 6 5 9 9 10

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 16, 1978 Sat Houston @ Memphis Ind L 3 17 0 1 0 L 1
2 Sep 23, 1978 Sat Houston Utah WAC W 42 25 1 1 0 W 1
3 Sep 30, 1978 Sat Houston @ (10) Florida State Ind W 27 21 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 7, 1978 Sat Houston @ Baylor SWC W 20 18 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 14, 1978 Sat (17) Houston (6) Texas A&M SWC W 33 0 4 1 0 W 4
6 Oct 21, 1978 Sat (11) Houston @ Southern Methodist SWC W 42 28 5 1 0 W 5
7 Oct 28, 1978 Sat (11) Houston (9) Arkansas SWC W 20 9 6 1 0 W 6
8 Nov 4, 1978 Sat (10) Houston Texas Christian SWC W 63 6 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 11, 1978 Sat (8) Houston @ (6) Texas SWC W 10 7 8 1 0 W 8
10 Nov 25, 1978 Sat (5) Houston @ Texas Tech SWC L 21 22 8 2 0 L 1
11 Dec 2, 1978 Sat (9) Houston Rice SWC W 49 25 9 2 0 W 1
12 Jan 1, 1979 Mon (9) Houston N (10) Notre Dame Ind L 34 35 9 3 0 L 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)