Houston at East Carolina
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.