Robertson Stadium

John O'Quinn Field at Corbin J. Robertson Stadium (often referred to as simply Robertson Stadium) was a multi-purpose stadium in Houston, located on the campus of the University of Houston. It is the home of the Houston Cougars football and women's soccer teams. The stadium also hosted home games for the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer, which began play in the 2006 season.

The stadium hosted the Houston Oilers during the first five years of their existence from 1960 to 1964. On January 1, 1961, it hosted the American Football League Championship Game (for the 1960 title). The Oilers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers (24–16) to become the league's first champions. It was also the site for pro football's first ever double-overtime game on December 23, 1962. The Oilers lost to the Dallas Texans (20–17) in that year's AFL title game. This was the only overtime game in the 10-year history of the AFL.

As of 2006, the capacity of Robertson Stadium is 32,000. The stadium's record attendance in its current capacity was set at 32,413, when Houston hosted the 2011 Conference USA Championship Game on December 3.

In June 2010, the University of Houston announced its intention to raze Robertson Stadium, and build a new stadium at the same site. The stadium was closed upon the conclusion of the Houston Cougars' 2012 football season.

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... Robertson Stadium has hosted many football games. 1962 AFL Championship game were played at Robertson Stadium by the Oilers against the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans respectively ... On December 1, 2006, the stadium was host to the Conference USA Football Championship ...
Houston Cougars Football - History - Renewal - The Kevin Sumlin Era
... it drew the second-largest crowd ever as a home opener at Robertson Stadium ... game, in front of a sold-out crowd at Robertson Stadium, Houston would pull out yet another exciting win, this time over Texas Tech 29-28 following a furious final-minute comeback ... dashed as the Golden Eagles defeated UH 49–28 at Robertson Stadium, amid rumors that Sumlin was already being courted for the head-coaching position ...
Houston Cougars Football - Facilities - Robertson Stadium
... their home games in the Houston Public School Stadium, which would eventually be renamed to Robertson Stadium in 1980 ... in the 1995 and 1996 seasons, the Cougars did not return to the stadium until the 1998 season following renovations ... This remained their home stadium through the 2012 season demolition began shortly afterwards to make way for a new stadium at the same site ...

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