Rice is one of four teams with at least three members.
North Texas 30, Rice 14
RIce vs. Southern Miss --Homecoming 2017 2:30 p.m.
LA Tech 42, Rice 28
Aaron Cephus recorded two catches for 105 yards and a touchdown.
Rice hosted North Texas on Senior Day
Rice hosted Southern Miss for Homecoming '17
Rice faced UAB on November 4, 2017
Rice Owls Football Photo Gallery vs. LA Tech (1st Half)
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
All-CUSA Freshman team 2017
All-Conference USA (3rd team--Phil Steele) 2017
Third team All C-USA selection by Phil Steele after setting a Rice freshman record with 622 yards… Broke James Casey’s 2007 record of 585 yards (46 receptions)… Caught 25 passes and averaged 24.9 yards per catch which led all FBS receivers…Six of his 25 receptions were for 50 yards or more, the most by a freshman in the nation and tied for third overall… Tied Jarett Dillard’s 2005 freshman record with five touchdown receptions… Twice topped 100 yards receiving (105 at UTSA and 100 at UAB)… Held off the stat sheet in the opener vs. Stanford in Sydney, Australia then made his first career catch a memorable one, hauling in a 52-yard TD from Sam Glaesmann… Caught five passes (54 yards) against FIU for his single-game best… Scored in four consecutive games: 58 yards vs. Army, 55 yards at UTSA, 51 yards vs. LA Tech and 10 yards at UAB… Hauled in a 63-yard reception from Miklo Smalls at UAB for his longest reception of the year.
Redshirted in his first year on campus.
Dekaney High School
Two-sport star at Dekaney earning All District 15-6A honors in both football and basketball ... A member of the Houston Chronicle and Vype Magazine's Houston Top 100 ... Finished his season strongly, scoring 13 touchdowns in district play, including eight in the last three games while averaging 32 yards per catch over that stretch .... Averaged 16 points per game in basketball as a junior for the regional finalists.
Full name: Aaron Cephus... Born: May 20, 1998 ... Parents: Rodney and Trenesa Cephus... Uncle (Marvin Cephus) played wide receiver at Tulane and had stints in several NFL training camps ... Father (Rodney) played football at Texas Southern... Rice College: Lovett.