Houston announces 2011 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Houston Cougars have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Louisiana Tech, UCLA, East Carolina, Marshall, SMU and UTEP.

Four non-conference games are at the top of the 2011 schedule for the Cougars. They open the season on September 3 with a visit from the UCLA Bruins, followed by games at North Texas on September 10 and at Louisiana Tech on September 17.

Houston’s final non-conference game is at home on September 24 against the Georgia State Panthers, an FCS team who played their inaugural season in 2010.

Conference USA play begins on September 1 on the road at UTEP. The remainder of Houston’s conference schedule includes East Carolina (10/08), Marshall (10/22), Rice (10/29), at UAB (11/05), at Tulane (11/12), SMU (11/19) and at Tulsa (11/26).

The Conference USA Championship Game will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 and will be hosted by the team with the highest winning percentage in conference play.

Listed below are links to the 2011 Houston football schedule and future schedules: