College Spotlight. Location: Houston, TX. Houston, TX is the fourth largest city in the United States, with a city population of 2.1 million people . Mascot: Cougar. At sporting events , the c ampus rallies around Shasta , UH's c ougar mascot . .
Between 1947 and 1989, five live cougars served as mascots…
…Since 1989, costumed students have carried on the tradition.
The Cougar mascots perform pushups for each point scored during a football game.
The 1982-1984 U of H men’s basketball team was known for its slam dunking and explosive, fast-breaking style of play.
Clyde “The Glide” Drexler