The Rice football team once again was on hand to help the incoming class of freshmen move into the colleges on Sunday.
Solid senior performer who fills a variety of roles for the Owls... Four-time member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll. P>
Versatile performer who caught three passes while averaging 37.1 yards on 11 punts and also taking on holding chores on kicks for one game... Four of his 11 kicks went for more than 40 yards, including a career-best 55 yarder vs. SMU... Put a pair of punts inside the 20... Had catches vs. Kansas, Marshall and Memphis.
Tied for fifth on the team with 177 yards receiving and sixth with 14 receptions... Added 89 yards on five kickoff returns and 38 yards rushing on a pair of reverses to finish with 299 all-purpose yards... Hauled in a career-long, 43-yard reception from fellow wideout Jordan Taylor to set up the Owls' touchdown at Northwestern... Grabbed three passes for 24 yards vs. UTEP... Picked up 47 yards on a reverse vs. Houston for his first collegiate rush, which was briefly the Owls' longest run from scrimmage until Tyler Smith scored on a 97-yard rush later in the game... Doubled his season total with a career-best four catches for 51 yards vs. Tulsa... Made his first career start vs. Memphis... Broke into the stats column in a big way at Baylor, grabbing a 19-yard scoring strike from Taylor McHargue for his first career catch and adding a 14-yarder to keep alive a second scoring drive.... Saw his first career action in the opener at Texas.
Friendswood High School
All-District 24-4A as well as a second-team 4A All-State selection by the Associated Press after leading Friendswood to the state semifinals for Coach Steve Van Meter ... Finished the year with 54 receptions for 1,116 yards and 17 touchdown receptions ... All-Galveston County, All-Greater Houston, Houston Chronicle Top 100 and Academic All-State... Also competed in basketball and track.
Full Name: Andre David Gautreaux.. Born: May 31, 1990 at New Orleans, La. .... Parents: David and Leslie Gautreaux, Friendswood... (one brother, two sisters). ...Rice major: Kinesiology.