On this day in 1977 the Cougars finished the year with a #4 ranking

Houston vs Maryland in the Cotton Bowl. via Fansided.

On January 4th, 1977 the Houston Cougars were ranked #4 in the nation in the final rankings for the 1976 season. The Cougars finished the season as conference co-champions alongside Texas Tech and also beat Maryland 30-21 in the Cotton Bowl.

Full story from the Chronicle here.