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Houston Cougars football

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It was the home of the Houston Cougars football and women's soccer teams.
Since the 2014 season, the Cougars have played their home games on campus at TDECU Stadium, which was built on the site formerly occupied by Robertson Stadium, where they played home games from 1941 to 1950 and from 1997 to 2012.

Houston Dynamo

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The stadium was the first home for the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer from 2006 to 2011, as well as the first home of the American Football League's Houston Oilers from 1960 to 1964.
The Dynamo had first played their home games at Robertson Stadium on the University of Houston campus until 2011.

History of the Houston Oilers

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The stadium was the first home for the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer from 2006 to 2011, as well as the first home of the American Football League's Houston Oilers from 1960 to 1964.
The Oilers throughout their existence were owned by Bud Adams and played their home games at the Astrodome for the majority of their time in Houston (Jeppesen Stadium and Rice Stadium hosted the Oilers for their first eight years).

TDECU Stadium

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The replacement venue is TDECU Stadium.
TDECU Stadium was built on the former site of Robertson Stadium, which was the intermittent home of the school's football program since 1946.

1960 Los Angeles Chargers season

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The Oilers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers (24–16) to become the league's first champions. The 1960 AFL Championship game and 1962 AFL Championship game were played at Robertson Stadium by the Oilers against the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans respectively.
The season concluded with the AFL championship game against the Houston Oilers (10–4) of the Eastern Division, held at Jeppesen Stadium in Houston on New Year's Day.

American Football League playoffs

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On January 1, 1961, it hosted the American Football League Championship Game (for the 1960 title). The Oilers lost to the Dallas Texans (20–17) in that year's AFL title game.

John O'Quinn

The playing field itself was named in honor of Houston attorney John O'Quinn, a donor to the project, thus modifying its official name to "John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium".
In 1999, the playing field at Robertson Stadium was named O'Quinn Field in honor of his generosity and support of the stadium renovations.

Jeppesen Gymnasium

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Public School Fieldhouse (later known as Jeppesen Gymnasium), a multi-purpose indoor arena which was constructed simultaneously, stood alongside.
Located next to Robertson Stadium, the facility was demolished in 1996 to make room for renovations of Robertson Stadium such as the scoreboard.

West End Park (Houston)

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Houston Independent School District (HISD) had purchased West End Park from the Houston Buffaloes when they moved into Buffalo Stadium in 1928.
With football being the major event for Houston public schools, West End Park was eventually replaced when Public School Stadium (later known as "Robertson Stadium") opened in 1942.

2011 Conference USA Football Championship Game

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With its final seating, the largest attendance for a single game at Robertson Stadium was set at 32,413, when Houston was defeated by Southern Miss on December 3, 2011 in the 2011 C-USA Championship Game in Houston.
The 2011 Conference USA Football Championship Game was played on December 3, 2011 at Robertson Stadium in Houston between Southern Miss and Houston—the winners of Conference USA's East and West Divisions, respectively.

American Football League

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The stadium was the first home for the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer from 2006 to 2011, as well as the first home of the American Football League's Houston Oilers from 1960 to 1964. On January 1, 1961, it hosted the American Football League Championship Game (for the 1960 title).
Led by Bills players such as Cookie Gilchrist, the players successfully lobbied to have the game moved to Houston's Jeppesen Stadium.

1962 Dallas Texans season

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The Oilers lost to the Dallas Texans (20–17) in that year's AFL title game. The 1960 AFL Championship game and 1962 AFL Championship game were played at Robertson Stadium by the Oilers against the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans respectively.

1962 American Football League Championship Game

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This allowed for the largest attendance for the stadium ever of 37,981 when the Dallas Texans competed against the Oilers on December 23, 1962 for that year's AFL title game. The 1960 AFL Championship game and 1962 AFL Championship game were played at Robertson Stadium by the Oilers against the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans respectively.
The 1962 American Football League Championship Game was played on December 23 at Jeppesen Stadium in Houston, Texas.

2006 Conference USA Football Championship Game

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On December 1, 2006, the stadium was host to the Conference USA Football Championship.
The 2006 Conference USA Football Championship Game was played on December 1, 2006 at Robertson Stadium in Houston to determine the 2006 football champion of the Conference USA (C-USA).

Houston Independent School District

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Houston Independent School District (HISD) had purchased West End Park from the Houston Buffaloes when they moved into Buffalo Stadium in 1928.
Early HISD athletic facilities included West End Park (purchased in 1928) and Robertson Stadium (opened in 1942).

1960 American Football League Championship Game

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The 1960 AFL Championship game and 1962 AFL Championship game were played at Robertson Stadium by the Oilers against the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans respectively.
The 1960 American Football League Championship Game was the first AFL title game, played on New Year's Day 1961 at Jeppesen Stadium in Houston, Texas.

East–West Shrine Bowl

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In January 2008 and 2009, the 83rd and 84th annual East–West Shrine Games were played at Robertson Stadium.
The 2008 and 2009 games were held at Robertson Stadium on the campus of the University of Houston.

American Football League All-Star game

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On January 16, 1965, the 1964 AFL All-Star game was also held there.
Under the leadership of Buffalo Bills players including Cookie Gilchrist, the players put up a unified front, and the game was successfully moved to Houston's Jeppesen Stadium.

Houston Cougars

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The university's campus is home to many on-campus athletic facilities including TDECU Stadium (on the site of the former Robertson Stadium), Fertitta Center, and Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park.

United States national rugby union team

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The stadium also hosted international rugby games, with 13,000 fans turning out in December 2001 to watch the USA play South Africa.

In the Flesh (Pink Floyd tour)

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Other concerts held at the stadium include Pink Floyd during their In The Flesh Tour & Alice Cooper in 1980.

Multi-purpose stadium

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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.

University of Houston

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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.

Association football

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It was the home of the Houston Cougars football and women's soccer teams.