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Welcome home, Cougars: Big 12 bids welcome with reality check

Related Topics: Chris Pezman, TCU Football

The t-shirts read “Big 12 Homecoming.”

The game was a near-sellout, according to UH Vice President for Athletics Chris Pezman.

The team dropped its matchup with Rice the week before — it was said that the team was too focused on this game.

Yet when the clock hit zero on UH’s 36-13 loss to TCU, fans were left unconvinced the Cougars were ready for the big stage.

Three weeks into the 2023 season, trends are becoming clearer.

In UH’s 17-14 win over UTSA, both Houston touchdown drives began deep in enemy territory, one on an impressive punt return and the other following an interception.