The Houston Cougars and Rice Owls will meet at Reliant Stadium in the 2012 and 2013 football seasons, UH announced today.
Both the 2012 and 2013 games will be televised nationally by FSN. Exact dates of the games will be announced at a later date.
Rice will be designated as the home team in 2012, with Houston the home team in 2013. The 2012 contest will be the first neutral site location since 2004.
This years annual Bayou Bucket presented by State Farm will be played at the Cougars’ Robertson Stadium on Thursday, October 27. Houston leads the overall series 26-11.