True freshman who earned a letter after a standout performance on special teams… Led the team with seven tackles on special teams, three on kickoffs and four on punt coverage… Twice credited with two tackles in a game (at Pitt, vs. North Texas)… Other Rice Sports Joined the Rice track team for the C-USA Championship meet held at Rice and finished 6th in the triple jump of 15.15m (49-08.50) after only minimal practice time.
Alief Eisenhower High School
Two-time, All-District 16-6A selection for coach Kerry Bamburg in football, helping lead the Eagles to a bi-district title as a junior... Picked off four passes, returning two for touchdowns, as senior along with 43 tackles and three forced fumbles... Picked off 11 passes in his career (five for TDs) and recorded 121 tackles and eight forced fumbles... Dave Campbell's Texas Football's preseason Subway Super team (3rd team) and Texas Top 300 and part of DCTF's Class of 2017... Houston Chronicle's Houston 100... Touchdown Club of Houston's Preseason All-Greater Houston Defensive MVP and recognized as a TCH Scholar Athlete... Three-time state qualifier in the triple jump, earning All-State honors each year... Also a member of the Eagles two-time district champion 4x400 relay... Completed in the UIL Math and Spelling Competitions, finishing fifth in the later in 2016.
Full name: George Nyakwol ... Born: December 6 at Beirut, Lebanon.. Parents: Shan Nyakwol and Veronica Ajak... (one brother, three sisters)... Rice major: Undeclared... Rice College: Jones.