Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:26:22 America/New_York
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:03:00 ESTRice junior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee, who led Conference USA in tackles in his first year as a starter, was named the winner of the 93rd George Martin Award as Most Valuable Player during the Rice Football team’s annual awards banquet which was held on Sunday afternoon.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:57:00 ESTRice head football coach David Bailiff announced Wednesday the names of 17 high school seniors who have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Owls for the 2017 season.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:00:00 ESTThe Rice Owls will open their 2017 season facing the same opponent they met in the 2016 finale --but in a far more exotic locale--as Rice and Stanford inaugurate the 2017 college season by meeting in the second annual Sydney Cup in Sydney, Australia on August 26 (August 27 in Sydney).
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:00:00 ESTRice will open its 13th season of Conference USA football on the road in El Paso on September 9, kicking off an eight-game slate that will feature the return of UAB to the gridiron as well as Rice's first ever football game in Virginia when the Owls travel to Norfolk to take on Old Dominion in November.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:29:00 ESTRice head football coach David Bailiff announced on Wednesday that he has hired former Division II All-America quarterback Wesley Beschorner as the Owls' new quarterback coach.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:00:00 ESTBrian Stewart, who has coordinated defenses at both the NFL and FBS levels, and Scott Vestal, who has coached defensive backs in both the Big 12 and Big Ten, have joined David Bailiff's Rice Football defensive coaching staff as the new defensive coordinator and safeties coach.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:17:00 ESTFormer Rice standout Sam McGuffie opened his second season with the US Bobsled team in impressive fashion, teaming with three-time Olympic medalist Steve Holcomb to win the two-man bobsled event in near record time at the Lake Placid World Cup event in Lake Placid, New York on Friday.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:22:00 ESTLinebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee, center Trey Martin and strong safety Tabari McGaskey have named by Phil Steele to his 2016 All-Conference USA squad.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:30:00 ESTRice junior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee leads a group of six Owls who were honored by Conference USA coaches in their annual voting to selected C-USA’s All-Conference team.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:15:00 ESTRice junior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee, who led Conference USA in tackles in his first year as a starter, has been honored for his excellence off the field as he was one of 11 players named to the 2016 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Football All-Academic Team, which was announced on Thursday.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:00:00 ESTRice Director of Director of Athletics, Recreation & Lifetime Fitness Joe Karlgaard announced on Tuesday that head football coach David Bailiff will return for his 11th season in 2017.