The game takes place on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
History Prof. Lawrence Curry greets us from his tailgate spot.
We pass under the University of Houston logo.
The teams warm up as fans trickle in.
The Houston Cougars in their warmup drills
Many of these students will put on shirts as the rain picks up.
The drum major struts his stuff.
And here comes the Band!
The Band in marching formation.
The twirler follows the drums.
An asst. director sets the beat.
The formations get more ornate.
The National Anthem
"Give me an R!"
Here comes the team ...
... out of the smoke as the crowd cheers.
We observe the 9th Canonical Hour.
Captains meet for the coin toss.
The Team revs up for the kick-off.
Cummings kicks off. Cincinnati receives.
Cincinnati's Kiel to Chisum for the first of his 523 yards.
Williams rushing. Tackled by Roberts.
UH's Hightower sacks Kiel.
Ward completes his pass to Jackson in the rain.
Ward's pass, complete to Farrow
We have to punt.
Cincinnati pass incomplete to Dowdy
Washington can't hang on to this pass.
Jackson runs it up the middle.
UH on the offense as the rain worsens.