By Robert D. Jacobus
however the online game might by no means have occurred if Houston trainer man Lewis had no longer recruited younger black males from Louisiana in 1964: Don Chaney and Elvin Hayes. regardless of dealing with hostility either at domestic and at the street, Chaney and Hayes led the Cougars basketball workforce to 32 instantly victories.
equally in Cougar soccer, trainer invoice Yeoman recruited Warren McVea in 1964, and by way of 1967 McVea had helped the Houston gridiron software lead the state in overall offense.
Houston Cougars within the 1960s positive factors the first-person money owed of the gamers, the coaches, and others considering the combination of collegiate athletics in Houston, telling the gripping tale of the visionary coaches, the brave athletes, and the devoted supporters who blazed a path not just for athletic good fortune but additionally for racial equality in Sixties Houston.
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Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century (Swaim-Paup-Foran Spirit of Sport Series, sponsored by James ... Edgar Paup ’74, & Joseph Wm. & Nancy Foran) by Robert D. Jacobus