The Rice football team held it's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday
Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.
For the eighth consecutive year, the Rice football team helped move in a new class of freshmen
Shots from the first week of 2014 training camp
First Scrimmage of 2014 Spring Football
Veteran on the offensive line who has 22 career games under his belt, who is poised to break into the starting lineup as a senior after missing the 2016 season because of an injury.
Saw action in nine games as both a reserve and on special teams.
Made his debut on special teams at Notre Dame and has saw action in all 13 games.
Langham Creek High School
Three-time all-District 17-5A selection and a three-year starter for coach Todd Thompson at Langham Creek HS... Led team to district title as a senior... Honorable mention All-State honoree... Tabbed by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Top 300 as one of the top 30 line prospects heading into 2012... Named to the Houston Chronicle's Top 100... Named Offensive Line MVP at the Next Athlete Texas Top 100 Showcase in 2012... Team captain as a junior and senior... Became the first to win Langham Creek's best offensive lineman award in back-to-back seasons... Touchdown Club of Houston 2012 Preseason team... Eagle Scout... Competed in the shot put and discus three seasons and advanced to regionals as a junior and senior.
Full name: Kenneth Jon Thompson... Born: Sept. 28 at Houston... Parents: Danny and Emily Thompson (one brother, one sister)... Father, Danny Thompson, was a member of the football squad at the University of Houston... Rice College: Jones... Rice major: Kinesiology and SportManagement