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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

UTEP at Houston Q&A With Dustin Rensink

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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

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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.