1959 Houston Football

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Overview

Team
Houston Football

Current league
NCAA D-I FBS
C-USA
West Division

Current venue
Robertson Stadium

College or University
University of Houston

Head Coach
Hal Lahar

Recent activity

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Updated athletic career information for Gerald Deen
Added Gerald Deen to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 75.
  • Set role to Left Tackle.
by maddog48 Dec 31, 2012
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University of Houston fullback Charlie Rieves 1960
University of Houston fullback Charlie Rieves 1960
by Hearndon Jun 22, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Red Wright
Removed Red Wright from the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Role was End.
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Preston "Red" Wright
Added Preston "Red" Wright to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set role to Center.
Added Preston "Red" Wright to the 1960 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set role to Center.
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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UH's Larry Lindsey goes for a pass in front of FSU defender Larry Brinkley in 1961
UH's Larry Lindsey goes for a pass in front of FSU defender Larry Brinkley in 1961
#22 for Houston is Gene Ritch.
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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Ronnie Johnson & Dick Kirtley of the Houston Cougars arrive for the 1961 Cincinnati  game
Ronnie Johnson & Dick Kirtley of the Houston Cougars arrive for the 1961 Cincinnati game
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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Kenny "The Spear" Bolin drives through the Alabama line in 1961
Kenny "The Spear" Bolin drives through the Alabama line in 1961
Tide players pictured: #64 Jim Wilson; #30 Mike Fraccia and #84 Bill Battle (later head coach at Tennessee).
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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Kenny "The Spear" Bolin, 1961 Nu-Card Updated personal notes for Ken Bolin
Edited the personal notes for Ken Bolin.
  • Added nicknames: "The Spear"
by Hearndon Jun 08, 2012
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Coach Hal Lahar of Houston_1957-59.jpg
Coach Hal Lahar of Houston_1957-59.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass May 20, 2012
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Updated the overview for Gary Trott
Created Gary Trott
  • Set height to 5'11".
  • Set weight to 201.
  • Set hometown to Plainview, TX, United States.
Added Gary Trott to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 66.
  • Set role to Guard.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Pete Nikirk
Edited the overview of Pete Nikirk.
  • Changed height to 6'2".
  • Changed weight to 220.
  • Changed hometown to Alvord, TX, United States.
Added Pete Nikirk to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 79.
  • Set role to Tackle.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Conrad Martin
Edited the overview of Conrad Martin.
  • Changed height to 6'2".
  • Changed weight to 225.
  • Changed high school to Paschal High School.
  • Changed hometown to Fort Worth, TX, United States.
Added Conrad Martin to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 73.
  • Set role to Tackle.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Larry Lindsey
Edited the overview of Larry Lindsey.
  • Changed height to 6'1".
  • Changed weight to 185.
  • Changed hometown to Gilmer, TX, United States.
Added Larry Lindsey to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 84.
  • Set role to End.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Bill Leech
Edited the overview of Bill Leech.
  • Changed height to 6'3".
  • Changed weight to 200.
  • Changed hometown to Los Fresnos, TX, United States.
Added Bill Leech to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 60.
  • Set role to Tackle.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Horace Kruse
Created Horace Kruse
  • Set height to 6'1".
  • Set weight to 205.
  • Set hometown to Simms, TX, United States.
Added Horace Kruse to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 88.
  • Set role to End.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Ben Howe
Created Ben Howe
  • Set height to 6'0".
  • Set weight to 190.
  • Set hometown to Fort Worth, TX, United States.
Added Ben Howe to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 85.
  • Set role to End.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Lynn Hoffman
Edited the overview of Lynn Hoffman.
  • Changed height to 6'2".
  • Changed weight to 172.
  • Changed hometown to Columbus, TX, United States.
Added Lynn Hoffman to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 21.
  • Set role to Halfback.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Bill Griffin
Created Bill Griffin
  • Set height to 6'4".
  • Set weight to 204.
  • Set hometown to Stowell, TX, United States.
Added Bill Griffin to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 51.
  • Set role to Center.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Vaughan Evers
Created Vaughan Evers
  • Set height to 6'0".
  • Set weight to 194.
  • Set hometown to Shreveport, LA, United States.
Added Vaughan Evers to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 33.
  • Set role to Fullback.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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Updated the overview for Bill Crowder
Created Bill Crowder
  • Set height to 6'0".
  • Set weight to 184.
  • Set hometown to Port Acres, TX, United States.
Added Bill Crowder to the 1959 Houston Cougars Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 80.
  • Set role to End.
by garyw May 01, 2012
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