Spring Game set for March 30
Starter in for most of 2010 at linebacker who redshirted in 2011 while recovering from an injury... Made the move to DE in Fall Camp after several injuries hit that position.
Made his debut at DE at Louisiana Tech, but suffered an injury that kept him out the following week vs. Marshall.
Took over as the starter for the first nine games at the Will LB spot before a knee injury ended his season in the ninth game of the year. Fifth on the team with 47 tackles despite missing the last three games because of the injury... Made his ninth consecutive start at Tulsa and finished with five tackles... Credited with a career- high nine tackles against Houston... Picked up his first TFL in 2010 as one of four tackles vs. Baylor... Credited with seven tackles and a forced fumble against Northwestern... Recovered a fumble and was credited with four tackles against North Texas... Fumble recovery set up the Owls first field goal against UNT... Credited with six tackles in the opener against Texas at Reliant Stadium.
Missed the final two games because of illness after starting the previous four games... Made his first career start at East Carolina...Fourth true freshman to start for the Owls and the first to start at linebacker for the Owls since Terrance Garmon vs. ECU in 2006... Credited with a career-best eight tackles vs. Navy... Credited with his first career sack vs. Vanderbilt for a loss of 10...Two of his first five stops have been for a loss.... Made his debut at Texas Tech and was credited with a tackle for loss for his first career tackle... Credited with a pair of stops at Oklahoma State.
Jersey Village High School
Three-year, All-District 15-5A for Coach David Snokhous at Jersey Village and one of two Falcons to sign with Rice (Bobby Janisch is the other) ... Named All-Greater Houston by the Touchdown Club of Houston ... Also served as the Falcons' deep snapper... VYPE Magazine All-Greater Houston second team, with recognition for the award coming at halftime of Rice's win in the Texas Bowl.
Full Name: Trey Lee Briggs... Born: April 26, 1991 at Houston, Texas... Parents: Ed and Laura Briggs, Houston... (one sister)...Grandfather (Bill Bishop) played baseball for Rice from 1946-49, was an All-SWC pitcher in 1946 and led the SWC in batting average in 1946 ...Rice major: Sport Management.