Photos from the Rice Owls' 41-21 victory over North Texas (Oct. 25, 2014)
Owls leading rusher through 10 games.
2014 Has started 11 of 12 games and leads the team with 910 yards...Needs 90 yards to reach 1,000 for the season and give Rice back-to-back seasons with a 1,000-yard rusher since Trevor Cobb in 1991-92. Charles Ross led the Owls with 1,280 last year...Looking to become first sophomore Owl to top 1,000 since Cobb in 1990.
232 carries this year, the fifth-highest total in school history... needs 12 to move past Stahle Vincent (1971) into 4th...Topped 100 yards for the third time this year and fourth time in his career, finishing with 121 vs. UTSA.
Had a career-long rush of 54 in the game...Ranks eighth in C-USA in rushing with 75.8 yards per game...Has combined with Darik Dillard to run for 1,569 yards in12 games this season...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...Ran for a career-high 150 yards vs. ODU...All of his 100-yard rushing days have come against C-USA foes... (2013 at UAB; 2014 vs. ODU at USM and vs. UTSA)...Led the team with 86 yards on 23 carries and added a career best four receptions for 41 yards at Texas A&M...Preseason All C-USA fourth team by Phil Steele.
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.