UH has highest final AP ranking since 1979

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
As part of their spectacular season, Houston beat favored Florida State in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year's Eve.

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Following the University of Houston football team's amazing 13-win season, the team is officially one of the top 10 teams in the nation.

The Cougars are eighth in the final AP poll, which was released overnight. It's the team's highest finish since 1979!

And this morning, Cougar football tweeted out an invitation to ESPN Gameday, saying "Hey, College Gameday, opening week 2016 - No. 8 Houston vs. No. 5 Oklahoma. Call me maybe?"