Coach Bailiff held his first press conference of the year in advance of fall practice.
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
Rice downed UTEP 44-24 on Senior Day 2016
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 faced Louisiana Tech on October 29
Solid contributor in his first three seasons who looks to establish a greater role in his senior season... C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2017).
Finished with a career-best 13 tackles, including three each tackles vs. UTSA and at LA Tech... Credited four special teams tackles ( 2 each on kickoffs and punts.
Worked at both linebacker and also as a rush end in passing situations... Recovered blocked punt vs. FAU... Credited with a career-high five tackles at Baylor.
Made his debut in the opener at Notre Dame and picked up his first career tackle vs. North Texas...Added his second vs. UTEP and third at LA Tech.
Alamo Heights High School
All-State, All-Area and District 27-4A Defensive MVP selection as a senior for coach Mike Norment in his final season at Alamo Heights, which also produced former Rice standout Chase Clement... Also named the Sub 5A Defensive Player of the Year by the San Antonio Quarterback Club... Credited with 182 tackles as a senior while leading the Mules to an 8-3 record... Credited with 454 tackles in his career... Joined fellow incoming Owl Cole Hunt as a member of the South squad at the Texas High School All Star Game... Also ran track and a member of the Mules' 4x100 relay that was a regional finalist and was named team captain... National Hispanic Merit Scholar and an Eagle Scout... A member of Young Life and FCA.
Full name: Nicholas Caleb Uretsky... Born: Jan. 21 at San Antonio... Parents: Gerry Uretsky and Janis and Phil Laws (one brother, one sister)... Father, Gerry, was a member of the football squad at Air Force... Stepfather Phil Laws played baseball at Blinn JC, Arkansas and St. Mary’s and was drafted in the 9th round of the 1983 MLB draft by the Yankees... Rice major: Economics, ManagerialStudies, Policy Studies and a Business minor. Rice College: McMurtry..