Kolb leads Houston to undefeated start

Houston quarterback and Heisman candidate Kevin Kolb has led the Cougars to their fastest start in years, writes Adam Rittenberg.

Updated: September 22, 2006, 12:06 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | Special to ESPN.com

As coaches' sons and college teammates, Kevin Kolb and Kendal Briles would often sit around and spin yarns about their demanding dads.

Briles' dad, Art, coaches both players at Houston. Kolb played most of his high school ball under his dad, Roy.

"We'd see whose stories were the worst," said Kolb, the Cougars' record-setting senior quarterback. "[Kendal] usually would beat me."

But Kolb (pronounced "cob") had one memory that trumped those of his buddy.

Roy Kolb's wake-up call ...

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