Armed Services Bowl Matchup
Houston (8-4, American) vs. Army (9-2, Independent), Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. EST.
LOCATION: Fort Worth, Texas
Houston: WR Marquez Stevenson, 67 catches, 947 yards, 9 touchdowns.
Army: RB Darnell Woolfolk, 823 yards rushing, 14 touchdowns.
Houston: Cougars scored at least 40 points in 10 games, the most by any team in the country, but lost QB D'Eriq King to season-ending knee injury last month.
King totals 7 TDs, Houston beats No. 21 USF 57-36
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Major Applewhite said quarterback D'Eriq King was everything the Cougars thought he could be and more.
King showed that Saturday.
King had a hand in a career-high seven touchdowns, throwing for 419 yards and five scores and running for 134 yards and two more touchdowns in Houston's 57-36 victory over No. 21 South Florida.
King threw touchdown passes of 15, 38, 30, 52 and 27 yards and had scoring runs of 47 and 36 yards. He finished 28 of 41 passing.
King has hand in 5 TDs, leads Houston past Tulsa 41-26
HOUSTON (AP) — D'Eriq King threw for three touchdowns and ran for two scores, helping Houston beat Tulsa 41-26 on Thursday night.
Houston, trailing 26-17 early in the fourth quarter, scored 17 points in 91 seconds — during a 24-0 spurt. Dalton Witherspoon kicked a go-ahead, 27-26, field goal with 7:51 to go and the Cougars led by 15 points seven plays later.
Houston spoils Sumlin return, pounds Arizona 45-18
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback D'Eriq King and the rest of the Cougars' offense made it a miserable homecoming for Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin.
King threw for four touchdowns and rushed for two more as the Cougars hammered Arizona 45-18 on Saturday, dropping the Wildcats to 0-2 in Sumlin's first season.
Houston offense shines in 45-18 win over Arizona.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback D'Eriq King threw for four touchdowns and rushed for two more as the Cougars beat Arizona 45-18 on Saturday.
King finished with 246 passing and 31 rushing yards while Houston improved to 2-0 on the season.
King connected with Marquez Stevenson on a 24-yard TD pass, scored on a 1-yard run, then hit tight end Romello Brooker for a 52-yard score and a 21-0 Houston lead after one quarter.
Arizona, playing uphill the rest of the game, never recovered.
King rallies Houston to 45-27 victory over Rice
HOUSTON (AP) — D'Eriq King accounted for four touchdowns, including three in the second half when Houston rallied to beat Rice 45-27 on Saturday.
Trailing 27-24 midway through the third quarter, King ran 4 yards for a touchdown then threw scoring passes of 57 yards to Marquez Stevenson and 18 yards to Courtney Lark. Patrick Carr added a 37-yard touchdown run late in the Cougars' season opener against their city rivals.