January 25, 2016
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Celebration Planned for Feb. 1
UH fans can join Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at TDECU Stadium and Hofheinz Pavilion
Houston Cougar fans will have the opportunity to honor and celebrate the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Champions on Monday, Feb. 1 at an event featuring 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 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 Turner honoring the Houston squad at Legends Plaza, located at gate 1 on TDECU Stadium's northeast corner. The event will also feature the Spirit of Houston, University of Houston President Dr. Renu Khator, Houston head coach Tom Herman and the entire UH Football team. It is free and open to all fans wearing Cougar red.
After the event at TDECU Stadium, Houston fans are invited to follow the team to Hofheinz Pavilion for a 7 p.m. UH Men's Basketball showdown with No. 8 ranked SMU. Coach Herman will address the crowd at halftime and the team will be presented the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl trophy. 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.