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Houstonian 1987
The Playing Fields
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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24722.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24722

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1987 - The Playing Fields, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 17, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/25027/show/24722.

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Title Houstonian 1987
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title The Playing Fields
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript Ticket sales were off. So were revenue projections. Staunchly supportive of Cougar athletics as a group, the Board of Regents and Van Horn appointed Board counsel, Michael Johnson, as interim AD. Johnson's mission was clear: oversee the department through the tough times and clean it up enough so that it could be marketable to a new athletic director, the university's sixth in seven years. In September, seven Regents and a handful of top UH officials, including Yeoman, met in the university's Wortham House. The Daily Cougar reported the secret meeting the morning after and questioned its legality while the Regents contended that they had not violated the state's Open Record Act. Participants of the meeting told the campus newspaper that Yeoman's promotion to athletic director was imminent, but not official yet. In December, Yeoman stepped down from his coaching position and into a newly- created fundraising position in Van Horn's office. It happened despite a massive, orchestrated campaign by Yeoman's supporters to promote the coach. Pressure from faculty and student groups had increased throughout the fall. Leaders in the student and faculty Senates proved unsupportive of such a move. "Personnel Change": Two representatives from the NCAA visited the campus late in October, meeting with an undetermined number 'of coaches and players. The Daily Cougar, citing un- amed officials in Van Horn's adminsitration, Cont. Pg 96. Out with the old, in with the new. Above: Head Coach Bill Yeoman (Career record 160-108) says good-bye after 25 years of dedicated service. His doting wife AJ. has always been there for support. Photo by Mark Lacy. Opposite top: There will always be young Cougars hungry for a share of the glory. Photo by Darrell Hutto. 94