More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
Rice hosted North Texas on Senior Day
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
Rice rallied from a 21-0 deficit to defeat Charlotte 22-21 on November 12.
Rice hosted FAU at Rice Stadium on November 5.
Rice defeated Prairie View 65-44
C-USA Honor Roll 2015
Leading returning tackler for the Owls, finishing sixth on the squad last year with a career-high 40 stops… Played in all 12 games and made the first 10 starts of his career… Made his starting debut in the opener against Stanford in the Sydney Cup in Australia and was credited with three tackles… Credited seven stops vs. Army to set a career-high and matched that vs. North Texas in the season finale… Broke up a pass vs. ODU.
Played in all 12 games and was credited with a career-high six tackles on the season, including a single-game best three at Army... Shared his first career TFL at Charlotte for a loss of two yards.
Saw action in eight games... Made first career tackle at Florida Atlantic... A member of 2015 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Leander High School
Three time All-District 25-4A pick at linebacker for coach Lee Bridges... Finished his career with 241 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions, including 108 stops as a senior... A member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Texas Top 300 and in the Top 25 Linebackers... Qualified for state as a member of Leander's 4x200 relay... Three-time Academic All-District pick... Brother (Mark) plays basketball at Hartford.
Full name: Martin Onyebuchi Nwakamma... Born: Sept. 19 at Austin... Parents: Mark and Blessing Nwakamma (three brothers)... last name pronounced "Wa-Kah-Ma" ... Rice major: Kinesiology...Rice College: Duncan.