Derek Brown
Derek  Brown

RS Senior

Bay City

High School:
Bay City

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230




David Bailiff Media Day Press Conference Quotes

Coach Bailiff held his first press conference of the year in advance of fall practice.


Turner Named Football MVP

Football holds annual banquet.


Karakolis and Uke Earn Top Honors at Night of the Owl

Team MVP's were also awarded.


Spring Football Preview: Defense

Chris Thurmond previews the Owls defense


UTSA Ends Owls' Pursuit of Fourth Consecutive Bowl

Rice falls to UTSA, 34-24


Training Camp 2016

Shots from Training Camp 2016


Rice 27, Charlotte 7

Rice defeated Charlotte 27-7 on Senior Day at Rice Stadium.


UTSA 34, Rice 24

Rice fell to 4-7 with the loss to the Roadrunenrs


Rice vs. Louisiana Tech (10-30-15)

Bulldogs defeat the Owls, 42-17.


Rice vs. Army (10-24-15)

Owls defeat Army West Point in final minute.

Explosive presence who returns for his second year as the starter at defensive end.

Tied for the team lead with four sacks and fifth with 40 tackles, 19 of them in the last five games... Credited with a career-high eight stops vs. Army... Picked up his first career sack and a pair of TFLs vs. Texas.

Reserve receiver who also chips in as a rush end on throwing downs... Credited with a career-best two solo tackles at UAB on special teams... Showcased versatility at New Mexico State, returning a short kickoff for 11 yards and pressuring QB off the edge in passing situations... Recorded his first career catch at Texas A&M, good for five yards... Partially blocked a Kansas punt to set up Chris Boswell's go-ahead field goal in the 4th quarter.

One of eight true freshmen to play for the Owls... Versatile performer who opened the year at wide receiver and on special teams, then switched to defensive end when injuries thinned the roster and returned to wide receiver at the end of the year... Second on the team with three tackles on kickoffs and was credited with four during his stint on defense... Credited with a pair of assists vs. Houston while at DE... Credited with his first career tackle for loss (9 yards) vs. Southern Miss on a fumbled punt snap.

Bay City High School
District 23-4A Utility Player of the Year for coach Robert Blackmon at Bay City... Completed 101 of 197 passes for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns, rushed for nearly 700 more and seven TD and caught 12 passes for 302 yards and a pair of scores... Top game as a senior was a 40-37 win over Brazosport when he totaled over 500 yards, including throwing for 364 yards with four scores and scored the game-winner with a one-yard run... Finalist for the Marine Corps Elite Warrior of the Year and won the honor for the Houston region... Earned four letters in basketball, track and swimming at Bay City High... Graduated in to 10 percent of his class (23rd overall).

Full Name: Derek Ray Brown... Born: January 19, 1994 at Galveston... Mother: Kimberly Brown (two brothers)... Rice College: Baker... Rice major: Psychology

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