Rice clinched the C-USA West title with a 17-13 win over Tulane on November 30, 2013
Former walk-on who has become a starter at DE... Two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
Recorded career bests in tackles (3) and TFL (1.5) in his first career start in the opener at Notre Dame.
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.
Walk-on who earned his first playing time in 2012... Made his debut vs. Southern Miss and also saw action vs. SMU.
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.
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.