Southern Miss 43, Rice 34
2017 Training Camp
The Blue squad put up 494 yards of total offense.
photos from Rice football vs. North Texas - Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017
Rice hosted North Texas on Senior Day
Rice met ODU in Norfolk, VA on November 18
Rice hosted Southern Miss for Homecoming '17
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
C-USA Honor Roll 2016, 2017, 2018
Led the Owls in rushing (408 yards), carries (85) and rushing touchdowns (6) while playing in all 12 games and making four starts... Topped 100 yards for the first time in his career with a 159-yard effort (22 carries) and scoring four times on the ground vs. Southern Miss… Both totals were the most by an Owl since Charles Ross ran for 215 yards and scored five TDs vs. LA Tech at Rice Stadium in 2013… Made his starting debut at UTEP and added starts vs. FIU, Pitt and North Texas… Also a top performer on special teams, finishing second with four tackles on kick returns… Suffered an injury early in the North Texas game and missed spring drills while completing his rehab.
Led the Owls with a 27.8 average on six kickoff returns and with eight punt returns, including a long return of 19 yards against UTEP... Scored his first career touchdown vs. FAU on a seven-yard run... Caught three pass for six yards... Credited with three tackles on special teams, including a pair on punts.
Redshirted ...2 016 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Trinity Christian Academy
TAPPS Division 1 All-State and All-District for coach Steve Hayes at Trinity Christian Academy... Offensive MVP... Rushed for 2,046 yards with 27 rushing touchdowns and caught 55 passes for 781 yards as a senior... Ran for 4,912 yards and scored 76 rushing touchdowns on the ground in his career and added 1,871 yards and 15 touchdowns receiving... Ran track as a freshman and was named team MVP... National Honor Society member... National Art Honor Society... Academic All-State... Addison Rotary Club Student of the Month.
Full name: Nahshon Thomas Ellerbe... Born: Jan. 5, 1997 at San Jose, Ca. Parents: Shon and Roshounda Ellebe (one sister).. Father played football at San Jose State University... Rice Major: SportManagement... Rice College: Wiess.