Rice: Valuable contributor in his true freshman year who will miss spring drills while recovering from an injury.
2013 Second on the team with 455 yards rushing, despite not joining the rotation until the fourth game of the season... Has rushed for 263 yards in his last three games, did not see action in the C-USA Championship game... Stepped in when Charles Ross was injured at UAB and rushed for 130 yards on 19 carries... Final carry was a 17-yard blast to take the ball to the one and set up Luke Turner's game-winner... Ran for 76 yards on 15 carries vs. La Tech, part of a 415 yard night for the Owls... Scored his first career TD on a 10-yd run vs. UTEP... Led the Owls with 58 yards on 10 carries.. Rushed for 39 yards in his first collegiate action vs. FAU.
Sealy High School: Power-packed running back who was a three-time All District 25-3A selection in his career for coach Jimmie Mitchell at Sealy... Rushed for over 4,000 yards in his career, including over 1,200 as a senior... Four-year letterman who saw his team's drive for a fourth consecutive district title ended by El Campo, which was led by a pair of fellow Owl signees (Cole Hunt and Trey Martin)... Also ran track... Member of the Academic Excellence program.
Personal: Full name: Jowan Quinton Davis... Born: June 27, 1994 at Eagle Lake... Parents: Eric and Tanya Davis (three brothers, three sisters)... Cousin, Emmanuel Sanders plays wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers... Rice major: Undeclared (humanities division).