Coach Bailiff held his first press conference of the year in advance of fall practice.
Offense combined for 499 yards.
Owls run 94 plays.
Billy Lynch previews the Owls offense
Owls down Charlotte 27-7
Rice faced Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on October 1.
Rice faced North Texas at Rice Stadium on September 24
Rice opened the 2016 home schedule by dropping a 38-10 decision to Baylor.
Shots from Training Camp 2016
Rice defeated Charlotte 27-7 on Senior Day at Rice Stadium.
Productive player who currently ranks 16th on the Rice career rushing list with 1,729... Chase Clement is 15th (1,741).
Teams with Darik Dillard to give the Owls a pair of returning backs with over 1,700 rushing yards for the first time in school history... Recorded his fifth career 100-yard rushing game at North Texas, finishing with 102 yards... Each of his 100-yard efforts have come in conference action (2013 at UAB; 2014 vs. ODU, at USM and vs. UTSA, 2015 at North Texas)... Missed most of the first two games after an injury early vs. Wagner.
Preseason All C-USA 3rd team by Phil Steele... Led the Owls in rushing with 956 yards while starting 12 of 13 games... First sophomore to lead Owls in rushing since Thomas Lott in 2003... Finished with 245 carries, the fourth-highest total in school history... Topped 100 yards three times in 2014, includind a career-best 150 vs. Old Dominion...Had a career-long rush of 54 vs. UTSA on his way to his third 100-yard game of the year. .. Ranked eighth in C-USA in rushing with 75.8 yards per game... Combined with Darik Dillard to run for 1,608 yards on the ground... Carried the ball a career-high 29 times for 131 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns for the first time in his career in the win over USM.
Second on the team with 455 yards rushing, despite not joining the rotation until the fourth game of the season... 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-yard 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 teammates (Cole Hunt and Trey Martin)... Also ran track... Member of the Academic Excellence program.
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 Denver Broncos... Rice major: Undeclared (humanities division)... Rice College: Hanszen.
David Bailiff UTSA Press Conference quotes
10/10/2016 - After an open week, David Bailiff gave the media an update on injuries and also looked ahead to Saturday's home game with UTSA at Rice Stadium.
Big Plays Doom Owls
10/02/2016 - Sam Stewart rushed for a career-high 132 yards and scored three touchdowns, but Rice could not hold off the big play proficiency of Southern Miss...
Dillard Named Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
09/28/2016 - Rice senior running back Darik Dillard is one of 156 college football players to be named a semifinalist for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy...
David Bailiff Press Conference Quotes
09/26/2016 - Coach Baillif held his weekly press conference to begin Southern Miss week.
Owls Rally Falls Short in Second Overtime
09/24/2016 - Tyler Stehling threw for 232 yards and added 92 on the ground, but the Rice Owls saw their hopes for a comeback win thwarted on a fourth down stop ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Brian Patterson Sports...
09/23/2016 - Rice officially dedicated the Brian Patterson Sports Performance Center on September 23rd.
CUSA TV Makes Rice Stadium Debut on Saturday
09/23/2016 - Live video coverage of Rice Football will enter a new phase on Saturday when the Owls game against North Texas is streamed live on CUSA TV by...
David Bailiff Press Conference Quotes
09/19/2016 - Rice head coach David Bailiff held his weekly press conference prior to the North Texas game.
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