Fortunes aren't supposed to change rapidly (and change again and again) for most schools, but most schools aren't Houston.
A plethora of injuries, most notably the life-threatening one to D.J. Hayden, has the Cougars struggling to find their footing.
With four returning starters on the offensive line, that position looks like one of the greatest strengths of the 2012 Houston Cougar football team.
Think guys like Charles Sims and David Piland have starting jobs locked up? Not so, says Tony Levine.
Joe Wickline and B.J. Anderson achieve uncommon production on offense by focusing on evaluation and player development.
It was a defense-heavy signing class for UH, but one with all-around depth, and some contributors for the immediate and not-so-immediate future.
You know how good UH's offense was in 2009. Would you believe it could get even better? Here's why the idea isn't far-fetched.
What's changed in Houston since last year's breakthrough season? Who's their new defensive coordinator? Miner Rush takes a look at the 2010 Houston Cougars.