North Texas 30, Rice 14
Head coach David Bailiff held his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon.
2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll
Chris Thurmond previews the Owls defense
photos from Rice football vs. North Texas - Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017
Rice met ODU in Norfolk, VA on November 18
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
Rice hosted FAU at Rice Stadium on November 5.
C-USA Honor Roll 2016
Played in a career-best 12 games, including starts in the final 10…Led the team with seven pass breakups and was third among Owls’ defensive backs with a career-best 31 tackles (26 unassisted/5 assists)… Returned his first career interception 75 yards for a touchdown vs. North Texas, the longest by an Owl since Paul Porras returned on 75 yards vs. Southern Miss in 2012… Top tackle in a game had been three over his first two years but bettered that with four stops vs. FIU and at Pitt before recording six tackles at ODU.
Saw action in 11 games and made a pair of starts, finishing the year with seven tackles and a pair of PBUs... Made his second career start at Army and was credited with a pair of stops
One of two true freshmen corners that saw extensive action in 2015, playing in 11 games and making his first career start vs. Charlotte... Finished with 11 tackles and one breakup... Had five of his tackles in his last two games, including a career-best three in his start vs. Charlotte... Credited with a season-best three tackles vs. LA Tech... Credited with two tackles vs. WKU and broke up his first pass in the opener vs. Wagner... 2016 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
Hutto High School
First team All-District 17-5A as a senior wide receiver for coach Steve Van Meter, leading the Hippos to the state 5A Division II quarterfinals... Carries a 3.56 GPA... Also lettered in track and was a regional finalist in the 100 meters... Coached church league youth basketball.
Full name: Brandon Hamilton Douglas.. Born: Jan. 20, 1997 at Austin... Parents: Jeff Douglas and Melanie Dixon (one brother, one sister)... Rice Major: Sport Management... Rice College: Baker