Seven teams garner Sport Academic Awards
Award winners announced for each sport
Two Owls earn National Football Foundation honor
Hill, Jackson and Taylor join Baker and Simonette as captains
More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
Rice defeated Fresno State 30-6 in the 2014 Hawai'i Bowl
Rice 28, Hawai'i 14 Oct. 4, 2014
Rice Owls football game vs. Old Dominion on Sept. 20, 2014
Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.
The Owls held their first scrimmage of 2014 Training Camp on August 11
Former walk-on who has become a starter at DE...Capital One Academic All-District 7 selection, carries a 3.63 GPA while majoring in civil engineering... Also a two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
All C-USA first team...Capital One Academic All-American second team selection who carries a 3.63 GPA while majoring in civil engineering...Credited with TFLs on both his tackles vs. UTEP to move into second on the Owls season list... 18.5 TFL are 2nd in school history,...Brandon Greene holds the school record with 21 in 2001...Averaging 1.54 TFL per game which is tied for 10th nationally and leads C-USA...Has at least one tackle for loss in nine of 12 games... Second on team with 7.5 sacks, which is tied for 6th on the Rice career chart, rank 5th in C-USA and are tied for 44th nationally...Nearly half his tackles have been for loss (19/43)...Credited with a career-best six tackles and 2.5 sacks vs. UTSA...Named to the 2014 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List...Tabbed by Phil Steele to his All C-USA mid-season team (second team).
Played in all 14 games and saw increased reps in second half of year and had 12 stops in last eight games... Credited with first career sack at New Mexico State... Picked up first PBU at UTSA.
Walk-on who earned his first playing time in 2012... Made his debut vs. Southern Miss and also saw action vs. SMU.
Redshirted in his first season while earning a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
The Woodlands High School
2011 graduate of The Woodlands High School... First-team, All-District 14-5A selection for coach Mark Schmidt as senior... Credited with 41 tackles, including eight for loss (three sacks) as a junior for the Highlanders... Missed his senior season while recovering from a knee injury... Two-year letterman in football and earned three letters in basketball... Helped lead both teams to district titles as a junior and senior... Earned first team Academic All State honors in football and basketball and graduated third in his senior class.
Full Name: Brian Nordstrom... Born: June 14, 1993 at Winfield, Ill. ... Son of Lloyd and Leslie Nordstrom (one brother, two sisters)... Older brother Matt was a four-year letterman in football for the Owls (2008-11)... Civil Engineering major... Rice College: Hanszen.
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