A standout on three Rice bowl teams and the 2013 C-USA Champions, Jaylon Finner is in his first year as a defensive graduate assistant.
Finner was a four-year letterman for the Owls (2011-14) and started all 13 games at KAT for the Hawai'i Bowl Champions in 2014, finishing second on the squad with 68 tackles. He was credited with 124 tackles in his career.
He graduated from Rice in 2105 with a degree in Kinesiology and coached and taught at Houston's Episcopal High School in the fall of 2015.
Finner is single and lives in Houston.