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47  Brian Nordstrom
Brian Nordstrom

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
The Woodlands

High School:
The Woodlands

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230

Position:
DE

Experience:
1L


12/09/2014

13 Owls Honored by C-USA Coaches

2014 All C-USA Team

12/04/2014

Nordstrom Named Academic All-American

15th Owl honored in football

12/04/2014

Owls Place Three on C-USA Football Academic Squad

Farrimond, Hairston and Nordstrom

11/08/2014

Owls Extend Homecoming Mastery with 17-7 Win over UTSA

Reach bowl eligibility for third consecutive year

11/06/2014

Nordstrom Named to Hendricks Award Watch List

Presented to nation's top defensive end

11/22/2014

UTEP highlights

11/09/2014

UTSA Highlights

11/08/2014

UTSA Postgame

11/02/2014

FIU Highlights

10/26/2014

North Texas Highlights

10/04/2014

Football vs. Hawai'i

Rice 28, Hawai'i 14 Oct. 4, 2014

09/20/2014

Rice Football vs Old Dominion

Rice Owls football game vs. Old Dominion on Sept. 20, 2014

09/02/2014

Rice-Notre Dame

Rice opened the 2014 season on the road at Notre Dame.

08/11/2014

2014 Fall Camp First Scrimmage

The Owls held their first scrimmage of 2014 Training Camp on August 11

02/12/2014

C-USA Football Championship-Gallery II

A second gallery of photos from the 2013 C-USA Football Championship

Rice
Former walk-on who has become a starter at DE...Capital One Academic All-District 7 selection, carries a 3.63 GPA while majoring in civil engineering... Also a two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

2014
All C-USA first team...Capital One Academic All-American second team selection who carries a 3.63 GPA while majoring in civil engineering...Credited with TFLs on both his tackles vs. UTEP to move into second on the Owls season list... 18.5 TFL are 2nd in school history,...Brandon Greene holds the school record with 21 in 2001...Averaging 1.54 TFL per game which is tied for 10th nationally and leads C-USA...Has at least one tackle for loss in nine of 12 games... Second on team with 7.5 sacks, which is tied for 6th on the Rice career chart, rank 5th in C-USA and are tied for 44th nationally...Nearly half his tackles have been for loss (19/43)...Credited with a career-best six tackles and 2.5 sacks vs. UTSA...Named to the 2014 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List...Tabbed by Phil Steele to his All C-USA mid-season team (second team).

2013
Played in all 14 games and saw increased reps in second half of year and had 12 stops in last eight games... Credited with first career sack at New Mexico State... Picked up first PBU at UTSA.

2012
Walk-on who earned his first playing time in 2012... Made his debut vs. Southern Miss and also saw action vs. SMU.

2011
Redshirted in his first season while earning a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

The Woodlands High School
2011 graduate of The Woodlands High School... First-team, All-District 14-5A selection for coach Mark Schmidt as senior... Credited with 41 tackles, including eight for loss (three sacks) as a junior for the Highlanders... Missed his senior season while recovering from a knee injury... Two-year letterman in football and earned three letters in basketball... Helped lead both teams to district titles as a junior and senior... Earned first team Academic All State honors in football and basketball and graduated third in his senior class.

Personal
Full Name: Brian Nordstrom... Born: June 14, 1993 at Winfield, Ill. ... Son of Lloyd and Leslie Nordstrom (one brother, two sisters)... Older brother Matt was a four-year letterman in football for the Owls (2008-11)... Civil Engineering major... Rice College: Hanszen.

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