Cougars become bowl eligible with 52-27 win over ECU on Homecoming


HOUSTON – With D’Eriq King starting at quarterback, the Houston Cougars beat East Carolina 52-27. King became the third starting quarterback for UH this season, and he took advantage of the opportunity, throwing for 330 yards and three touchdowns.

“I’ve been working for it for a little minute, so I was just excited to go out here with these guys and try and get a win,” King said.

The Coogs earned their sixth win of the season, becoming bowl eligible for the fifth straight season.