National Football Foundation honor
36-14 win over SMU sends Owls to El Paso lookking for bowl berth
Rice hosts SMU at 2:30
Honors top walk-on in college football
Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Gallery of the events and activities leading up to the Armed Forces Bowl
Seniors last practice at Rice Stadium ends with the tradition of being carried off the field by the underclassmen of their choosing.
The Rice Football team once again hosted members of the Challenger Football organization at Rice Stadium
Rice defeated Southern Miss 44-17 at Rice Stadium on October 27
Rice Defeated UTSA 34-14 on October 13
Rock solid former walkon who is a steady performer on the defensive line.
Former walk-on who continued to build on a productive career, finishing the regular season with a career-best nine tackles while making a pair of starts... Started the opener vs. UCLA and the home finale vs. SMU on Senior Day... Credited with a career-best three tackles vs. Houston... Recovered a key fumble on a sack by Cody Bauer to set up the go-ahead score vs. SMU late in the first half... Rice nominee for the Bullsworth Trophy, which honors the nation's top walk-on player.
Credited with a tackle in six of the last eight games, including a pair for loss... Credited with his second career sack vs. Memphis... Picked up a tackle in reserve work at Texas in the opener and added a third at Marshall.
Saw action in all 12 games... Credited with his first career sack, resulting in a nine-yard loss at UCF... Picked up a solo stop vs. Baylor... Credited with an assisted tackle against Texas.
Saw action in three games during the year, and was credited with a career-best pair of tackles in the season finale at Houston... Made his debut at defensive tackle vs. Navy and was credited with his first career tackle.
A member of the scout team while redshirting.
Huntsville High School
2008 graduate of Huntsville High School... Two-year letterman for coach Mitchell Coey.. Earned honorable mention All District 18-4A as a junior on the offensive line... Was a high school teammate of fellow Owl Jared Williams... Ranked 10th in his senior class... Member of Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish Honor Society.
Full Name: Jamael Thomas... Born: March 9, 1990... Parents: Mark and Shemaria Thomas, Huntsville (two brothers, two sisters)... Rice major: Kinesiology.