Rice defeated FAU in a C-USA league game 18-14 on Sept. 27, 2013 at Rice Stadium in Houston.
Rice: 2013 signee who joins a stable of talented running backs on the Owls.
2013 True freshman who ran for a career-best 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 including a season-long carry of 20 at Tulsa... 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).