Cougars edge Golden Eagles

Quarterback Kevin Kolb threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter Sunday to lead the Houston Cougars past the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 27-24.

The Cougars had been favored by 2-points in the game and were just able to cover the spread. The combined score was UNDER the posted over/under total (56).

Cougars running back Ryan Golbert rushed for a career high 144 yards in the win.

Eagles’ quarterback Dustin Almond completed 23-of-45 passes for 295 yards with a touchdown.