Houston fans will have the opportunity to honor and celebrate the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Champions on Monday, Feb. 1. The University of Houston Football team will be feted at an event by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at TDECU Stadium, and at halftime of the Houston Men’s Basketball showdown vs. No. 8 SMU inside Hofheinz Pavilion.
“What a glorious ride the Cougars gave Houston football fans in 2015,” said Mayor and University of Houston alumni, Sylvester Turner. “It was exciting to watch my alma mater rack up win after win against tough teams. I was overwhelmed with pride at the championship performance of Coach Tom Herman and his dedicated team. We are pulling out all the stops to recognize their victorious season. Go Coogs!”
The evening will kick off at 6 p.m. with Mayor Sylvester Turner honoring the Houston squad at Legends Plaza, located at gate 1 on TDECU Stadium’s northeast corner. Featuring Mayor Turner, the Spirit of Houston, University of Houston President Dr. Renu Khator, Houston head coach Tom Herman and the entire Houston Football program, the event is free and open to all fans wearing Cougar red.
From there, Houston fans are invited to follow the team to Hofheinz Pavilion for a 7 p.m. Houston Men’s Basketball showdown vs. No. 8 SMU where Herman will address the crowd at halftime and the Houston team will be presented the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl trophy on Guy V. Lewis court. Tickets for the game start at just $5 and can be purchased here.
Parking for the night will follow the Houston Men’s Basketball game day parking guide (click here for map) with free parking available for the mayoral rally only in lot 12A on the south side of TDECU Stadium.