Ellerbee and Womac named First Team All-Conference USA
North Texas 30, Rice 14
Head coach David Bailiff held his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon.
Rice @ UAB, 2 p.m.
Aaron Cephus recorded two catches for 105 yards and a touchdown.
Rice hosted North Texas on Senior Day
A tradition continued.
Rice met ODU in Norfolk, VA on November 18
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
Rice met the Pitt Panthers on September 30, 2017 at Heinz Field.
Disruptive force along the Rice front wall who will look to climb the Owls’ career charts as a senior... C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017).
Led the defensive front with nine TFL and added seven quarterback hurries... Active career leader with 22.5 TFL and needs five more to crack the Rice career top ten... Credited with a pair of tackles, including a sack for a loss of 12 and a pair of hurries vs. UTEP... Most disruptive effort of the year came at Charlotte, where he was credited with four tackles (all for loss), forced a fumble and had two quarterback hurries... Tied for the team lead with five tackles on kickoffs.
Tied for 9th in C-USA with 1.04 TFL per game... Led Rice with 12.5 TFL and four sacks... Set up Owls'' second TD vs. Army by forcing a fumble at the Army 24 on the Black Knights' first snap... Credited with a career-high five tackles at FAU, including three in the fourth quarter as Owls held FAU to 57 yards on 15 plays... Led the Owls with four tackles for loss vs. Wagner and followed that up with 2.5 vs. Texas... Each of his first five tackles were for loss... Capped spring with an impressive showing in Spring Game, recording a pair of sacks.
Picked up a tackle in his debut at Notre Dame but was held out of the next seven because of injury... Returned to action vs. UTSA and picked up a tackle on kickoff coverage... Credited with his first career sack vs. UTEP.
Redshirted while earning one Scout Team Player of the Week honor.
Memorial High School
Defensive Player of the Year in District 19-5A for coach Gary Koch at Memorial HS... All-district as a senior and a second team selection as a junior... Four-year letterman... Named to Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Top 300 linebackers heading into his senior year and as the eighth best LB in Texas in their postseason edition... Named to the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 Academic All-District selection.
Full name: Brian Douglas Womac II... Born: Jan. 19 at Houston... Parents: Brian and Nanette Womac (three sisters)... Rice major: Political Science and SportManagement... Rice College: Jones.