Cougar V-J Day
The Cougars closed out a successful
season by outshooting Arizona State 62-45
in the Coca-Cola Bowl, played in Tokyo.
Houston finishes the year 10-1.
With the win, they climbed back
into the Associated Press Top 10,
at number nine.
Quarterback David Klingler
had a brilliant day, conpleting 41
of 70 passes for 716 yards and
seven touchdowns. He was intercepted once.
Klingler put the finishing touch
on the year with his 54th touchdown pass of the season, a 95-
yard throw to inside receiver
Klingler threw for 5,140 yards
on the season, which was a new
record, until Heisman Trophy
winner Ty Detmer of BYU broke
Playing in his final game as a
Cougar, Hazard caught eight
passes for 201 yards and one
touchdown. Wide receiver John
Brown III, who came on strong in
the second half of the season, also
had a good game, catching touchdown passes of 27, 24 and 42
Like Hazard, superback Chuck
Weatherspoon completed his UH
career in Tokyo, rushing for 66
yards on 10 carries, with another
94 on 12 receptions.
Perphaps the sweetest touchdown for the Cougars came in the
fourth quarter when Klingler
connected with senior inside receiver Kody smith on a 7-yard
pass. For Smith, who came to the
Cougars as a walk-on, it was the
and only touchdown of his college
Safe in the Pocket, David Klingler reared back to
shoot the Aggies' lights out. Photo by Thomas
Tracy Good proved to be the number one weapon against the Rebels with 8 catches for 84 yards
and 2 TDs. Photo by Thomas Ngyuen.
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Chris Pezman, Kevin Labay, and Wade Barron joined a full-capacity crowd
in revelling in the victory over Texas A&M. Photo by Dale Toney.
1990 Cougar Football team (alphabetacally)24 Mike Adams, 96 Allen Al-
dridge, 89 Craig Alexander, 14 Roman Anderson, 35 Preston Bailey, 53
Wade Barron, 76 Shane Berg, 77 James Bevil, 59 Kevin Bleier, 42 Eric
Blount, 58 Charles Bowman, 95 Greg Brinkley, 82 John Brown III, 25 John
W. Brown, 4 Verlond Brown, 88 Reggie Burnette, 40 Glen Cadrez, 18 Zach
Chatman, 70 Darrell Clapp, 83 Patrick Cooper, 74 Jayson Davis, 30 Tyrone
Davis, 16 Chandler Evans, 36 John Gaston, 46 Tracy Gentry, 67 Mike
Gisler, 1 Tracy Good, 81 Marcus Grant, 97 Mike Griffin, 62 Eric Harrison,
20 Manny Hazard, 66 Stephen Hinze, 94 Tray Hooper, 27 Brisket Howard,
50 Jay Jenkins, 72 Jason Jessup, 26 Daniel Johnson, 51 Johnny Johnson, 65
Greg Jones, 7 David Klingler, 15 Jimmy Klingler, 99 Kevin Labay, 86
Charlie Langston, 34 Carlos Leon, 90 Ahmard Marshall, 73 Steve Matejka,
13 Lim McCauley, 37 Shaun McConnell, 44 Ryan McCoy, 6 Avery Moore,
54 John Morris, 3 Jamie Mouton, 45 Tyler Mucho, 48 Michael Newhouse,
32 Ted Pardee, 17 Jerry Parks, 8 Kenny Perry, 41 Chris Pezman, 22 Derrick
Reeves, 47 Kirk Russell, 31 TiAndre Sanders, 9 Kody Smith, 78 Phillip
Speight, 91 Greg Thornburgh, 79 Leroy Truitt, 28 Chuck Weatherspoon,
56 Linton Weatherspoon, 64 Joe Wheeler, 68 Brad Whigham, 39 Keith
Whitely, 61 Greg Whitty, 5 Brian Williams, and 33 Tim Woods. Coaches
Ron Calcagni, Larry Coyer, Pat Donohoe, Tony Fitzpatrick, Carl Hargrave,
Ken Houston, Ben Hurt, John Jenkins, Tommy Kaiser, Ronnie Vinklarek.
photo courtesy Sports Information.
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