University of Houston Football vs SMU 2021

Join the University of Houston Football on Saturday, the 30th of October, at TDECU Stadium as the Cougars take on SMU Mustangs at 6 p.m. The matchup features two of the top-three teams in the American Athletic Conference standings. With I-45 bragging rights on the line, Houston and SMU are meeting for the 35th time in the history of the programs and first since the 2019 season.

Fans can get in on all the excitement with tickets starting as low as $20. There is also the option to purchase a 4 Pack that gets you 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 small sodas and 4 chips for just $60!!! Now that’s a steal if there ever was! Get yours at or call 713 GOCOOGS (462-6647) during regular business hours.

Houston Football Cougars Vs SMU Mustangs – State Rivalry & Halloween Celebrations 

This is one game that you do not want to miss. In addition to watching a contest against state rivals SMU, you can also partake the Halloween celebrations! Kids are welcome to wear their costumes  (no plastic weapons) and stop by the Kids’ Zone to pick up a treat bag and participate in trick-or-treating during tailgating!

Houston Athletics and Peeps Pantry are also taking donations of nonperishable food items and select household items at any entrance to the stadium. Any patron who donates will score a $10 discount on general admission tickets to any remaining 2021 Houston Football regular season games, SMU on Oct. 30th  or Memphis on Nov. 19.

Also, don’t miss out on wishing Houston’s players and coaches good luck during “Cougar Walk” which takes place at 3:30 p.m.  The Cougars are searching for their seventh-straight victory after a thrilling 31-24 win over ECU in their most recent game. 

This game will also be a black out game for Halloween so wear your black UH Gear!

75th Anniversary Celebration & Enhanced Game Day Experience

During the 2021-22 season, the University of Houston is celebrating its 75th anniversary of intercollegiate athletics. As part of this year’s celebration, John O’Quinn Field along with other areas throughout TDECU Stadium will be decorated with the school’s 75th-anniversary logo.

University of Houston Football aims to create the best game-day experience for fans and guests, and they will experience some subtle refresh elements and more pronounced additions at TDECU Stadium when attending Houston Football games this fall, including but not limited to:

  • New stadium WIFI for concourse and lower seating bowl
  • Upgraded concession stands
  • Upgraded videoboards
  • Upgraded Club seats
  • New signage and décor throughout TDECU Stadium 

These pregame and in-game features will deliver a more enhanced, enjoyable, and convenient game day experience for all fans and guests during the fall.

Tailgating will return around TDECU Stadium in 2021 and will include new and expanded pre-game hospitality elements that UH fans will enjoy.

Expanded Kids’ Zone – Houston’s younger fans will enjoy the new Kids’ Zone with inflatables, face painting, tattoos, tailgate games, and a Selfie station with our former student-athletes. Fans can find the new Kids’ Zone between Gate 1 and Gate 4 on the north side of TDECU Stadium.

Houston Football 2021 Season – Enhanced Food & Beverage Offerings 

 Houston Athletics recently partnered with Chartwells as its new food service provider at all UH Athletics venues.

 As part of this partnership, fans will enjoy an enhanced game day guest experience with the addition of new and improved points-of-sale technology, digital menu screens, and points-of-sale options throughout TDECU Stadium, 

Fans will savor an array of new local food flavors and brands, including Tacos A Go-Go, Papa John’s, Chick-fil-A, Turkey Leg Hut, Miss Patty’s The Burger Queen, Fry Shack, Smoked, and the Waffle Bus to name just a few.

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Don’t miss out on the fun! Remember the special 4 pack deal that gets you 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 small sodas and 4 chips for just $60!!! Plan ahead and get your 4 pack TODAY!


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