Hous­ton at East Carolina

Houston Chronicle - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

When/where: 6 p.m. to­day; Dowdy-Ficklen Sta­dium, Greenville, N.C.

TV/ra­dio: CBSSN; 950 AM.

Records: Hous­ton 4-1 over­all, 1-0 Amer­i­can Ath­letic; East Carolina 2-3, 0-2.

Hous­ton up­date: The Cougars are com­ing off 41-26 vic­tory over Tulsa in their AAC opener . ... DE Isa­iah Cham­bers, the team sack leader with 4.5, is out for the sea­son. LB Dar­rion Owens (knee) and RB Ter­ence Wil­liams (an­kle) are not ex­pected to play . ... This is the first of three trips out­side the state for the Cougars, who also travel to Navy (Oct. 20) and Mem­phis (Nov. 23) . ... East Carolina is the only op­po­nent on this year’s sched­ule that has a win­ning record in the all-time series (7-6). The Cougars have lost last two games at Greenville.

East Carolina up­date: Coach Scot­tie Mont­gomery does not plan to re­veal his quar­ter­back — Reid Her­ring, Holton Ah­lers and Kings­ley Ifedi are the can­di­dates — un­til game time . ... The Pi­rates are com­ing off a 49-6 loss at Tem­ple. ... DE Nate Har­vey leads the AAC in sacks (7.5) and tack­les for loss (14). .. WR Trevon Brown, a 1,000-yard re­ceiver in 2017, has 23 catches for 347 and two TDs . ... K Jake Ver­ity is 10-for-10 on field goals . ... Start­ing nose tackle Alex Turner (three sacks) is from Jersey Vil­lage.

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