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Houston plays Connecticut in Week 5 football schedule

Connecticut vs Houston Football Schedule: Odds and Point Spread, Date, Time, TV Coverage, Preview, College Football Saturday Week 5

The Connecticut Huskies take on the Houston Cougars in one of the college football games on Thursday, September 29, 2016 start time at 8:00 PM ET, at TDECU Stadium, Houston, Texas.

The Connecticut Huskies (2-2) lost against the Syracuse Orange, 31-24, last week. Bryant Shirreffs completed 27 of 45 passes for 264 yards and a touchdown. In rushing, Arkeel Newsome ran for 81 yards and a touchdown in 15 carries while Shirreffs added 27 yards in 21 carries. Ron Johnson added 25 yards and a touchdown. In receiving, Noel Thomas posted 111 yards in 15 catches while Tyler Davis added 51 yards and a touchdown.

Offensively, Connecticut football is averaging 215.3 yards in passing and 139.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, Connecticut football is yielding 261.8 yards in passing and 119.3 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.

The Houston Cougars (4-0) defeated the Texas State Bobcats, 64-3, last week. Greg Ward Jr. completed 20 of 26 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns. In rushing, Duke Catalon ran for 70 yards and a touchdown in 10 carries while Ward added 39 yards and two touchdowns. Kyle Postma added 19 yards and a touchdown. In receiving, Steven Dunbar had 79 yards and a touchdown in five catches while D’Eriq King added 61 yards and a touchdown in four catches. Linell Bonner complimented for 52 yards and a touchdown.

Offensively, Houston football is averaging 274.3 yards in passing and 223.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, Houston football is yielding 191.8 yards in passing and 37.0 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.

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