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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


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

11/03/2014

Record Day Earns Patt C-USA Defensive Honor

First Owl Honored in 2014

10/17/2014

Reue Named to Phil Steele's C-USA Midseason Team

Simonette and Nordstrom second team

10/04/2014

Dominant Second Half Leads to 28-14 Win

Dillard, Taylor, Jackson and swarming defense too much for Hawai'i

11/09/2014

UTSA Highlights

11/08/2014

UTSA Postgame

11/02/2014

FIU Highlights

10/26/2014

North Texas Highlights

10/04/2014

Hawi'i Highights

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
Has been credited with a career-high six tackles in consecutive games... Credited with a career-best six tackles and 2.5 sacks vs. UTSA... Named to the 2014 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List... Leads the team with 16.5 TFL and tied for the lead with 7.5 sacks... Averaging 1.63 TFL per game which is tied for eighth nationally and leads C-USA. Has at least one tackle for loss in eight of 10 games... 16.5 TFL are ranked 3rd in school history, Larry Izzo is second with 18 and Brandon Greene holds the school record with 21 in 2001... Tabbed by Phil Steele to his All C-USA mid-season team (second team)... Nearly half his tackles have been for loss (17/31).

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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