Rice defeated Kansas 23-14 at Rice Stadium on September 14.
Walk-on who became the Owls' top snapper on placements.
Saw action in 13 games and picked up a pair of special teams tackles.
Walk-on tight end who battled back from a knee injury, earned playing time on special teams, then stepped into the deep snapping role on place kicks in the last two regular season games... Had taken up deep snapping after arriving on campus and stepped in to center on Chris Boswell's school-record five field goals vs. SMU due to injury... Continued as deep snapper for the finale vs. UTEP.
Redshirted in his first year on campus.
Ralston Valley High School
All-State selection at tight end for coach Matt Loyd at Ralston Valley... Finalist for Colorado Player of the Year and won the Daniel Graham Award as the tight end of the year... Mustangs won three league titles in his career... Played baseball and threw the shot in track as well... National Honor Society member... Member of the Ralston Valley mentor program and its Athletic Leadership Club.
Full name: Tanyan Farley... Born: Jan. 1, 1992 at Denver, Colo. ... Parents: Malcolm and Barbara Farley, Arvada... Father played basketball at Metro State... Rice major: Sports Management with a Business minor... Rice College: Baker.