For the seventh consecutive year, the Rice football team helped the incoming freshmen class move in.
2013 signee who made great strides during the spring.
El Campo High School
Named the AP's 3A Defensive Player of the Year for coach Bob Gillis while leading El Campo to the 3-A Division I State Championship game... Earned consensus All-State honors as well as earning a spot on Max Preps Medium School High School all-America Team... Joined teammate and fellow Rice signee Trey Martin to Dave Campbell's Texas Football's All Texas High School second team at the conclusion of the season... Had been named one of DCTF's Top 10 Tight Ends heading into his senior year... Also named All Greater Houston and Victoria-area MVP... One of two Owls selected to play in the Texas High School Coaches All Star Game... Member of the National Honor Society and a four-time Academic All District selection... Junior Ambassador of the Chamber of Commerce, FCA and Interact and was the Elks Student of the Month.
Full name: Cole Edward Hunt... Born: May 30, 1994 at Bay City... Parents: Tommy and Pamela Hunt (two brothers, one sister)... Brother, Joey Hunt, is an offensive lineman at TCU... Grandfather, Joe Rowe, played football at the University of Texas... Rice major: Undeclared (social sciences division)... Rice College: Lovett.