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6  Driphus Jackson
Driphus Jackson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Cedar Hill

High School:
Cedar Hill

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
09/06/1992

Experience:
2L


10/25/2014

Defense Does it All in 41-21 Win over North Texas

Scores go-ahead touchdown and shuts out Mean Green in second half

10/11/2014

Owls Fend Off Army for Third-Straight Win

Rice notches 41-21 road win at West Point

10/04/2014

Dominant Second Half Leads to 28-14 Win

Dillard, Taylor, Jackson and swarming defense too much for Hawai'i

09/27/2014

Football Notches Conference Win at Southern Miss, 41-23

Rice forced three turnovers in the victory

09/20/2014

Late Field Goal Stems Owls Comeback Bid

ODU 45, Rice 42

10/26/2014

North Texas Highlights

10/26/2014

North Texas postgame

10/05/2014

Hawai'i recap

10/04/2014

Hawi'i Highights

09/28/2014

Rice-USM Highlights

10/25/2014

Rice Football vs North Texas

Photos from the Rice Owls' 41-21 victory over North Texas (Oct. 25, 2014)

10/04/2014

Football vs. Hawai'i

Rice 28, Hawai'i 14 Oct. 4, 2014

09/20/2014

Rice Football vs Old Dominion

Rice Owls football game vs. Old Dominion on Sept. 20, 2014

09/02/2014

Rice-Notre Dame

Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.

08/17/2014

2014 Fall Camp Second Scrimmage

The Rice Owls held their second scrimmage of their 2014 training camp on Saturday morning

Rice
Talented dual-threat quarterback who stepped into the starters role as a junior.

2014
Ran for a career-high 61 yards and threw for 163 and a touchdown in the opener at Notre Dame.

2013
Battled nagging injuries through the season... Returned to action in the C-USA title game... Scored his first rushing TD of season and first since Marshall in 2012 with 4 yd run at New Mexico State... Came on in relief of Taylor McHargue and led Owls to 10 points in the fourth quarter to beat Kansas 23-14... Gained 19 yards rushing and completed one pass for 10 yards... Ran for 55 and threw for 23 yards in action vs. Texas A&M.

2012
Backup to Taylor McHargue at quarterback as a redshirt freshman who contributed four touchdown passes and one on the ground in the regular season, then came off the bench to rally the Owls to a victory in the Armed Forces Bowl... Came in just before halftime after McHargue was injured and threw for 231 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the second half... Finished the day 15-21 for 264 yards and two scores and rushed for 32 more... Passing and total offense (296 yards) where the third best efforts in Rice bowl history... Played in 10 of 12 regular season games, making one start... Completed 56.5 percent of his passes (39-69) for 672 yards and six touchdowns overall... Came in late vs. Marshall in relief of McHargue and scored his first career touchdown to send the game to a second overtime... Made his first career start the following week vs. Houston... Threw for 272 yards and a pair of scores... Tossed his first career TD pass to Sam McGuffie in the third quarter, then the pair combined on an 88-yard scoring play in the fourth to enter the Rice record book for the longest scoring pass in school history... Also threw a pair of touchdown passes vs. Southern Miss.

2011
Redshirted.

Cedar Hill High School
MVP of District 5-5A for coach Joey McGuire and a teammate of fellow 2011 signee Lovett Gibson... Earned a berth in the US Army All America All Star Game after being named the winner of "The Ride" a reality television show that selected the top "under the radar" prep quarterback... Threw for over 2,900 yards and 30 TDs as a senior and added over 600 yards on the ground... Three-year starter for the Longhorns... A member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Top 300 and tabbed as one of the top 25 quarterbacks... Honorable mention Academic All-State selection.

Personal
Driphus Jackson... Born: Sept. 6, 1992 at Dallas... Parents: Marlo and Timothy Jackson, Cedar Hill (two brothers, two sisters)... Rice major: Sport Management... Rice College: Wiess.

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