It should be no surprise that Ed Oliver's route to the NFL draft has been a little out of the ordinary. The University of Houston star has never done anything by the book.
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Running back Kyle Porter, who played 27 games for Texas over the past two years, has transferred to Houston. He'll be eligible for the Cougars this season.
- Former Texas RB Porter transfers to Houston
- QB King fully cleared as Houston opens spring
- Holgorsen embraces Houston's 10-win standard
- Source: Houston set to hire WVU's Holgorsen
Houston held its first spring practice under new coach Dana Holgorsen on Tuesday with a healthy D'Eriq King fully cleared to participate.
The 2019 season is (sadly) eight months away, but the fans, and no doubt the players, are already looking forward to the biggest games of next season.
Houston megabooster Tilman Fertitta -- who scooped Holgorsen up in his private jet before flying him in a helicopter to a hotel he owns -- is determined to make the Cougars a player in athletics and helped set the plan into motion.
New Houston coach Dana Holgorsen didn't shy away when asked about the school president's stated double-digit-win standard for the program, noting, "I don't want to go anywhere that doesn't have expectations like that."
Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee & Chris Low discuss the CFP Semis (3:03), the rest of the NY6 (16:30), coaching moves (21:16) & more. Plus, Walk-Ons (35:58) and a special Extra Point dedicated to Tyler Trent (44:09).
Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen is finalizing a deal with Houston to become the Cougars' new coach, a source told ESPN's Sam Khan Jr. The deal could be announced as early as Tuesday.
With Dana Holgorsen's buyout dropping to $1 million on Tuesday, Houston has asked to interview the West Virginia coach for its vacancy, a source told ESPN.
Houston fired coach Major Applewhite on Sunday after two seasons with the program, the school announced.
Houston offensive coordinator Kendal Briles has taken the same job at Florida State.
Army routed Houston by 56 points in Saturday's Armed Forces Bowl, tying the FBS record for largest margin of victory in a bowl game.
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.