We arrive early and join the first trickle of fans.
The Band come out to greet us ...
... and it keeps coming. It is a very big Band.
Children's play area in front of TDECU Stadium
And the stands inside begin to fill up.
The Tulane players are doing their stretching exercises.
A UH cheerleader at the other end of the field practices her dismount.
Another cheerleader doing her dismounts.
The Tubas relax for now. They have a busy time ahead.
Cheerleaders and football team greet the students
Energy mounts in the student cheering section.
The Cheerleaders are struggling with a tricky stack ...
... but, Aha! I think they've got it ...
... Oops. Maybe not quite.
English Prof., Irv Rothman is honored as Faculty Member of the Game and awarded a game ball.
Shasta and Sasha dance on to the field ...
... and the Band scrambles to join them.
A Cheerleader formation
An architectural formation by the Band
This is the Letter S of the Band's COUGAR formation.
Now they offer a map of TEXAS.
The National Anthem ...
... is followed by the UH Alma Mater.
Of course the Band always forms the Letter H!
Twirler executes her catch.
The excitement builds. The team is about to arrive for the game.
Give me an A!
Coach Herman and the team about to take the field
Smoke, flame and FOOTBALL
Here they come!