Larry Edmondson takes a look at the Owls' offense
A second gallery of photos from the 2013 C-USA Football Championship
More photos from the 2013 AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Dec. 31, 2013 Rice vs. Mississippi State
The Rice football seniors were carried from the field by their teammates after their final practice at Rice Stadium on Friday.
Rice defeated Tulsa 30-27
Heads into his senior year as one of the veterans of the Owls' offensive front wall, with 17 career starts.
Anchor on the offensive line, making all 13 starts at left tackle... Second to Drew Carroll with 17 career starts, but has the longest active streak (13 games).
Made his starting debut vs. Marshall and started four straight before missing the last three with an injury.
Missed the season after an injury.
Burton High School
All-State selection as a senior for Coach Clinton Smith at Burton while leading the Panthers to a 9-3 record and their first district and area team titles in school history... Two-time, All-District 27-1A selection ... Also earned third-team all-state honors in baseball as a sophomore and was as two-time, second-team all-district pick in basketball... Cousin of former Rice pitcher Lucas Luetge... Class Treasurer, member of the Beta Club and an FFA Advisor.
Full Name: Jon Wilton Hodde... Born: June 2, 1990 at Brenham, Texas... Parents: Jodell and Charles Hodde, Burton (two brothers)... Rice major: Kinesiology... Rice College: Lovett.