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Cougars dominate Sam Houston 38-7 in bounce-back win

The Houston Cougars closed out non-conference play on Saturday, confidently defeating Sam Houston by a score of 38-7 at TDECU Stadium to get back in the win column.

Despite initial promise, Sam Houston forced the Cougars to settle for a 23-yard field goal on their first drive.

Houston’s defense could not get a stop on Sam Houston’s first drive as the Bearkats took the lead 7-3 early in the quarter with their first touchdown of the season.

UH bounced back, capping off a nine-play, 72-yard drive with a four-yard rush into the endzone by freshman running back Parker Jenkins to make the score 10-3.