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Old 05-10-2007   #1
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Now, for a bit of trivia. Those pom-poms were first handed out during the Miami Dolphins game that took place on Monday Night Football. Actually, that is the first and only time they were handed out for free. After that game you had purchase them. I think they were a couple of bucks, or something like that. Houston won that game 35-30.

However, I think the pictures above were taken during one of those pep rallys they had after Houston lost to Pittsburgh. Look at the first picture, the seats are empty, so it had to be during the pep rally. However I remember sitting elsewhere during the pep rallys (rallies, whatever). I do have more, let me look them up.



^^The better uniforms.
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The 1st pep rally was so cool. I was only 16 and my parents let me go with some friends (wow).

I don't know if the rally would have been better if we had been celebrating a win over the Steelers instead of a loss. A great team that really captured the personality of the city at that time.

Thanks for posting the pics!
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Cool pics. Were those taken with a digital camera?
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Man that's awesome.

I posted on the General's blog asking if Bud still owns the rights to the old Oilers logo. Mauck was saying how those old Oiler teams feel like a team without a city because Tenn. fans don't care about them and Houston has the Texans. I would LOVE to see the Texans try to get the rights to the Oiler logo and use those uniforms as their retro one. I know, I know it will never happen, but when Mauck said that, the General said that he would see what they could do about it. I don't know any other way that would embrace them more.

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Some folks said Houstonians did not get excited about football. The Luv Ya Blue years were fun yet stressful to live through. This town will explode when the Texans come into their own in the not too distant future.
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Sake - I seem to recall Bud retained rights to the name, colors, and history when he took his ball and (went to someone else's) home.
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