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1979 Houston Cougars Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (11-1)

PS/G: 24.6 (32nd of 140) ▪ PA/G: 11.2 (10th of 140)
SRS: 19.16 (8th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.75 (11th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 17-14 versus Nebraska

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
16 13 10 8 6 7 5 6 4 5 9 9 10 8 5

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 8, 1979 Sat (16) Houston @ UCLA Pac-10 W 24 16 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (13) Houston Florida SEC W 14 10 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (8) Houston West Texas A&M MVC W 49 10 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (6) Houston Baylor SWC W 13 10 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (7) Houston @ Texas A&M SWC W 17 14 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (5) Houston Southern Methodist SWC W 37 10 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (6) Houston @ (4) Arkansas SWC W 13 10 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (4) Houston @ Texas Christian SWC W 21 10 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (5) Houston (8) Texas SWC L 13 21 8 1 0 L 1
10 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (9) Houston Texas Tech SWC W 14 10 9 1 0 W 1
11 Dec 1, 1979 Sat (10) Houston @ Rice SWC W 63 0 10 1 0 W 2
12 Jan 1, 1980 Tue (8) Houston N (7) Nebraska Big 8 W 17 14 11 1 0 W 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)