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The KHOU-TV Collection - University of Houston Football Highlights
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Silent
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1949
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Color & B/W
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N/A
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  • Highlights
    September 17, 1955 -- Houston 54, Montana 12 -- Houston's Ken Stegall returns a punt for a 71-yard touchdown in the season opener against the University of Montana. 
    October 26, 1957 -- Houston 7, Auburn 48 -- Paul Sweeten returns an interception for an 89-yard touchdown, the longest pass interception return in Cougar history at the time. 
    November 10, 1951 -- Houston 28, Louisville 35 -- Newton Shows passes to Vic Hampel for a 69-yard touchdown during an away game against Louisville University. 
    October 9, 1953 -- Houston 25, Detroit Mercy 19 -- Halfback Donn Hargrove makes an 80-yard touchdown run during an away game against the University of Detroit Mercy. 
    Hargrove runs for another 60 yards on his way to a one-game record of 199 yards.
    October 7, 1961 -- Houston 21, Boston College 0 -- Halfback Ken Bolin runs for an 80-yard touchdown. 
    October 21, 1961 -- Houston 13, Cincinnati 7 -- Bolin scores the winning touchdown during an away game against the University of Cincinnati. 
    September 24, 1960 -- Houston 14, Mississippi State 10 -- Bolin scores Houston's first touchdown against home team Mississippi State with a 56-yard run. 
    October 22, 1949 -- Houston 27, Hardin-Simmons 27 -- Halfback Gene Shannon accumulates 41 yards in a series. He carried the ball 10 times for 128 yards during the game. 
    October 7, 1950 -- Houston 16, Trinity 20 -- Shannon makes a 58-yard touchdown run during an away game against Trinity University. 
    September 28, 1951 -- Houston 33, Detroit Mercy 7 -- Shannon carries for 37 yards during an away game against Detroit Mercy.
    November 24, 1951 -- Houston 31, Oklahoma A&M 7 -- Shannon makes a series of runs in a home game against Oklahoma A&M (now known as Oklahoma State University), including a 47-yard touchdown run. 
    November 10, 1951 -- Houston 28, Louisville 35 -- Shannon makes two runs for a touchdown during an away game against Louisville. 
    Pass from Country Clark to Max Clark for 40 yards.
    Louisville quarterback Johnny Unitas passes for a touchdown. Unitas went onto play professionally with the Baltimore Colts. He set numerous NFL records, including the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass, which he held for 52 years. Unitas' talent earned him the nickname "the Golden Arm."