Will miss spring drills while rehabing an injury, but will be ready for his senior season in the fall.
2012 Enjoyed an outstanding return to the field after sitting out the 2011 season while recovering from surgery... Named to Dave Cambpell's Texas Football's postseason All Texas College team... Honorable Mention All C-USA by league coaches... Started all 13 games and reached career highs across the board, finishing with 51 tackles, (36 unassisted), 15 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, two fumbles, two fumbles forced, one pass breakup and one interception. Ninth in the league and led the team with his 12 TFL, which also tied him for 10th on the Rice season list... Opened the year with a TFL in the first six games, including three vs. Memphis... Matched his single-game high with three vs. SMU... Sack high was a pair vs. SMU, the first of which forced a Garrett Gilbert fumble to set up the Owl's go-ahead touchdown... Top tackle effort was a career- best nine (seven solos) at Memphis... Deflected a pass then intercepted it at Tulane.
Battled a nagging injury while playing in all 12 games and finished with a season-best 18 tackles ... credited with a career-best five tackles at Tulsa ... had four tackles against Northwestern ... credited with a pair of stops in the opener against Texas at Reliant Stadium
Made his first career start in the final game of the season at Houston and matched his career-high with three
tackles in the Bayou Bucket...Credited with a career-best three tackles vs. Navy, including his first two career tackles for loss... Made his debut at UAB and was credited with one assisted tackle... Credited with his first career solo tackle at Oklahoma State.
Pottsboro High School
Three-time, All-District 10-2A for Coach Matt Poe at Pottsboro ... a 2008 Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A all-state team selection ... All-DFW in addition to being a three-time, All-Texoma pick ... Cardinals were 13-2 and reached the state semifinals his senior season ... Also competed in power lifting and in track.
Full Name: Cody Bauer... Born: July 25, 1990 in Katy... Parents: Annette and Cary Bauer, Pottsboro... Father
played football at New Mexico... (one sister)...Recorded perfect scores for five consecutive years in the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests... Rice major: Sports Management.