All-Texas College Owls
Gaines named for second consecutive year
Touchdown Club of Houston to honor Brigance on August 14
Owls place six on all-Conference USA squad
Rice Ranks Third In C-USA
The Rice football seniors were carried from the field by their teammates after their final practice at Rice Stadium on Friday.
Rice held its first scrimmage of the 2013 Spring Football on March 14
The Owls practiced on Monday in Rice Stadium.
Action photos from Rice's 33-14 win over Air Force.
Rice closed out the home schedule with a 36-14 win
Veteran of the Owls' linebacker corps who brings 25 consecutive starts into his senior year. .. Two-time member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Second on the squad with 92 tackles in 2012 and has 210 in his career... Will head into his senior year needing 76 stops to crack the Rice career top 10... Opened the year in record-breaking fashion, setting an NCAA record by blocking three PATs in the first half vs. UCLA... Named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts vs. UCLA... Also intercepted the first of his two passes on the season in the opener vs. the Bruins... Matched his career-high with six tackles for loss, with two of them coming in the finale vs. UTEP... Top tackle game was 11 vs. Marshall and his back-to-back stops late in the fourth quarter forced a three and out to set up the Owls final drive to send the game into overtime... Ranked 22nd in C-USA in tackles... Credited with 10 tackles in the Armed Forces Bowl and also picked up one of the Owls two sacks. ... Named to Dave Campbell's Texas Football All Texas College preseason second team. 2011
Third-team All C-USA pick by Phil Steele... Honorable mention All C-USA pick by league coaches... Lead the team and is sixth in C-USA with 108 tackles this season... First Rice linebacker to top 100 tackles in a season since Brian Raines... Had two of the Owls national-leading four fumble returns for scores... Tied the season finale at SMU with a 21-yard return in the third quarter... Scored his first career touchdown, and the Owls' third defensive score of the year when he returned a Case Keenum fumble 12 yards at Houston... Tied for the team lead with two stops on fourth down... Credited a career-high 16 stops at Marshall... Helped preserve the Owls effort vs. Memphis to not allow a touchdown for the first time since 1995 with a sack and forced fumble at the Rice 15 late in the game... Made a memorable starting debut, with a 12-tackle effort at Texas in the opener... had 10 total tackles as a reserve in 2010... Matched that total at Southern Miss... Credited with nine stops, including one for loss, in the home opener vs. Purdue... Combined on the stop on a goal line stand and added a key stop to force a FG attempt at the end of the game that was blocked... Credited with nine stops at Baylor.
Moved into an immediate playing role until an injury vs. Tulsa ended his season... Credited with his first career hurry vs. UCF... Picked up his first career sack vs. Northwestern... Credited with three tackles in collegiate debut vs. Texas at Reliant Stadium.
Klein Forest High School
2nd team 5A All State by the Associated Press under coach Kenny Hammock at Klein Forest High School... Second-team team All Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle... Named to the Houston Chronicle's Houston 100... Defensive Player of the Year in District 13-5A as well as team MVP as a senior and a three-time, all-district selection... Finished with 113 tackles as a senior and 306 in his three seasons... Also competed in track and won district titles in the shot put as a sophomore and junior... Member of the National Honor Society and the student council and served as an officer in both FCA and DECA.
Full name: Cameron Amaechi Nwosu... Born: May 8, 1992 in Lubbock... Son of Isabel Whitfield-Nwosu, Houston and Linus and Dorothy Nwosu, Dallas... Four brothers... Three cousins played football in college: James Satchel played at Stephen F. Austin and Texas A&M-Commerce and currently coaches at Cy Ranch High School; Jonathan Satchel played football and competed in track and field at Lamar University; Julius Wright played football and ran track at Johnson C. Smith University... Sport Management major... Martel College.
Opener Moves to September 1
04/08/2016 - The Rice Owls’ 2016 football season opener against defending Conference USA champion Western Kentucky has moved from Sept. 3 to Thursday,...
Owls Announce 2016 Honor Jerseys
04/07/2016 - Three current members of the Rice Owls will don new jersey numbers for the first time during Friday’s Blue-Gray game as they honor three past...
Okam Named Defensive Line Coach
03/29/2016 - Rice head football coach David Bailiff announced on Tuesday that former Houston Texans defensive tackle Frank Okam has been promoted to defensive...
Football Holds Second Scrimmage of the Spring
03/24/2016 - The Rice football team completed its second scrimmage of spring camp Thursday afternoon.
Rice and Houston Add Football Games in 2020 & 2021
03/21/2016 - The Rice Owls and Houston Cougars, who will resume their cross-town series in 2017 and 2018, have agreed to continue the series with games in 2020 ...
Football Holds First Scrimmage of the Spring
03/18/2016 - The Rice football team completed its first scrimmage of spring camp Friday afternoon.
Spring Practice Update: The Quarterbacks
03/18/2016 - With one week of practice in the books, RiceOwls.com visited with all three quarterbacks for the Owls for an update.
2016 Spring Game Features New Fan Experience...
03/17/2016 - Rice Football fans have a chance to join in the fun as the Owls wrap up their spring drills with the annual Blue-Gray Game by registering for one...
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