Derrick Mathews

Houston Cougars #49 - Linebacker

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 221
  • Seasons: SR

Full list of tryout players & rookies in attendance at Packers rookie camp


The Packers’ invite list is here, as well as the official news of the team’s undrafted free agent signings.

The Oliphant in the Room


Former Houston Cougars linebacker Efrem Oliphant is one of many undrafted players attempting to earn their way onto the Broncos roster at their rookie mini-camp. MHR analyst Christopher Hart...

Houston's high standards could pay off

There are plenty of reasons to be both excited and wary about Houston, but a relatively soft schedule should assure the Cougars of a solid showing in Tom Herman's first year in charge.

Houston Leanin’ on O’Korn


Houston has a stellar quarterback, absolute studs at wide receiver and a solid defensive front to boot. Can the Cougar’s overcome 2013’s late season skid to replicate last season's overall success?

Better Know an AAC Opponent: The Houston Cougars


Vanderbilt emerges from the holiday season with one final football game to play. The team that stands between them and a Compass Bowl win? The Houston Cougars.

The Numerical, Week 8

Tennessee went three-and-out seven times and still upset a ranked team. Notre Dame gained 47 yards after halftime and still knocked off a rival. Also, remember when Bama's defense was a concern?

BYU fights off Houston for 47-46 win

BYU and Houston put on a show, and BYU held on late for a 47-46 win on the road to knock Houston from the ranks of the unbeaten.

Houston's a promising mess

Fortunes aren't supposed to change rapidly (and change again and again) for most schools, but most schools aren't Houston.

The 2012 Butkus Award


The Anonymous One takes a look at the Butkus award nominees.

UTEP at Houston Q&A With Dustin Rensink


Here is a Q&A segment with Dustin Rensink of SB Nation Houston on this weekend's Conference USA matchup between the UTEP Miners and Houston Cougars

Nowhere To Go But Up: Houston-Louisiana Tech Preview


The level of competition is certainly being turned up a few notches on the Cougars on Saturday. But will Houston's play rise to meet the challenge?

The Numerical, Week 1: Pretty Stadiums And Passing Against Air

It is now time to look at the numbers that mattered in Week 1 of the college football season, then turn the page to Week 2.