Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Made the switch to linebacker at the start of preseason camp and was a consistent performer on special teams.
Saw action on special teams in all 12 games... Matched his career-high with a pair of special teams tackles at Baylor and also forced his first career fumble... Recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage vs. Houston.
Saw his first season of action come to a premature close when he suffered a season-ending wrist injury against Northwestern... Credited with a pair of assists on special teams against North Texas... Saw action on special teams against Texas in the opener at Reliant Stadium.
Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School
Team captain for Coach Daryl Brady at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario ... Led the Knights to a pair of ROPSSAA (Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association) titles and a 35-2 record over that time... Had 46 tackles this past year, including 13 in one game... Also played basketball and ran track.
Full Name: Tolulope Akinwumi... Born: Dec. 10, 1990 in Ibadan, Nigeria... Parents: Emmanuel and Mercy Akinwumi, Brampton, Ontario... (two brothers, one sister). Rice major: Civil & Environmental Engineering and Managerial Studies.
Blue Defeats Gray, 30-17, in Annual Spring Game
04/08/2016 - The Blue squad used big plays to down the Gray team, 30-17, in the annual Spring Game, Friday afternoon at Rice Stadium.
Opener Moves to September 1
04/08/2016 - The Rice Owls’ 2016 football season opener against defending Conference USA champion Western Kentucky has moved from Sept. 3 to Thursday,...
Owls Announce 2016 Honor Jerseys
04/07/2016 - Three current members of the Rice Owls will don new jersey numbers for the first time during Friday’s Blue-Gray game as they honor three past...
Okam Named Defensive Line Coach
03/29/2016 - Rice head football coach David Bailiff announced on Tuesday that former Houston Texans defensive tackle Frank Okam has been promoted to defensive...
Football Holds Second Scrimmage of the Spring
03/24/2016 - The Rice football team completed its second scrimmage of spring camp Thursday afternoon.
Rice and Houston Add Football Games in 2020 & 2021
03/21/2016 - The Rice Owls and Houston Cougars, who will resume their cross-town series in 2017 and 2018, have agreed to continue the series with games in 2020 ...
Football Holds First Scrimmage of the Spring
03/18/2016 - The Rice football team completed its first scrimmage of spring camp Friday afternoon.
Spring Practice Update: The Quarterbacks
03/18/2016 - With one week of practice in the books, RiceOwls.com visited with all three quarterbacks for the Owls for an update.
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