Southern Miss 43, Rice 34
Rice met ODU in Norfolk, VA on November 18
Rice faced UAB on November 4, 2017
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
Rice faced Louisiana Tech on October 29
C-USA Honor Roll 2017, 2018
Played in 11 games and made his first three career starts, showing great productivity over the final four games of the year... Finished the year with 30 tackles, with 28 of the coming in the final month... Credited with his first career stop at Houston... Credited with six in extended playing time at UAB and then made an impressive starting debut vs. Southern Miss... Credited with 15 tackles (9/6) including one for a loss of a yard... Tackle total tied for third best on the team in 2017.
Saw action in seven games, mostly on special teams.
Parkview Baptist High School
Second team All-State selection as a senior for coach Jay Mayet at Parkview Baptist... Led team to state title game as a senior after winning state crown as a junior... Two-time, all-district second team selection.
Full Name: Houston Robert... Born: Nov. 27 at Dallas.. Parents: Boyd and Jackie Robert (one brother)... Rice major: Sport Management... Rice College: Duncan.