Tom Franklin is the VOICE of the Houston Cougars. Franklin is also an alumnus of the university and is a Real Cougar that bleeds Houston Cougar Scarlett. Franklin ranks up with Mike Edmunds as the standard bearer of broadcasters that have been the voice of the Cougars. There is no "nation wide" search that will find anyone as capable and dedicated as Franklin. Tom Franklin deserves to continue on as the Voice of the Cougars and the Houston Cougar fanbase, students, alumni, and Cougar Pride donors demand that he be reinstated. NOW!