Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.
Owls leading rusher through 10 games.
Needs 176 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...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... Has started nine of 10 games and leads the team with 824 yards...Ranks sixth in C-USA in rushing with 82.4 yards per game...Has combined with Darik Dillard to run for 1,426 yards in 10 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.
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.