Saw his first action of the year against UCF.
Saw action in seven games and made four starts at left tackle after injuries forced the Owls to shift their lineup... Made his first career start vs. Tulsa and also earned starts against Navy, ECU and UCF.
Made his debut against North Texas and also saw playing time at Tulane and in the Texas Bowl vs. Western Michigan.
Liberty Hill High School
2007 graduate of Liberty Hill High, northwest of Austin... All-District 18-3A selection for the 3A Division II champion Panthers under coach Jerry Vance... Worked mostly as a tight end in 2006 after earning district honors as a tackle as a junior... Two-time academic all-district honoree... Threw the shot and discus in track and was a two-time regional qualifier in the discus... Competed in the UIL Science competition for three years (2004-06) and won a USAA National English Merit Award... Also visited Purdue and Colorado State before selecting Rice.
Full Name: Kody Scott Emmert... Born: October 17, 1988 at Carrollton... Parents: Robert and Brenda Emmert (two brothers, one sister)... Rice major: Sport Management