The Blue squad put up 494 yards of total offense.
Southern Miss 44, Rice 28
Chris Thurmond previews the Owls defense
Owls down Charlotte 27-7
Rice falls to UTSA, 34-24
The Owls held their second scrimmage of the spring on March 25
Rice rallied from a 21-0 deficit to defeat Charlotte 22-21 on November 12.
Rice faced Louisiana Tech on October 29
Rice defeated Prairie View 65-44
Rice faced North Texas at Rice Stadium on September 24
Delivered a solid and productive sophomore season for the Owls at defensive tackle.
Active career leader with 16 starts on the defensive line, including 10 in 2016. .. Tied for the team lead with 3.5 sacks and led interior linemen with 31 tackles and 6.5 TFLs... Has been credited with at least one TFL in 12 of his last 18 games... Credited with four stops, including a sack, vs. UNT.
Redshirt freshman who has made six starts at DT... Finished strongly, picking up a TFL in six of last seven games to finish second on squad with 6.5... Led interior line with his TFL and 2.5 sacks... Shared sack of FAU quarterback Jaquez Johnson on 4th down to clinch win... Finished day with career bests in sacks (1.5) and TFL (2)... Credited with a career-best six tackles vs. WKU.
Frisco Heritage High School
First team All-District 9-4A as a senior and a second team selection as a junior for coach Che Hendrix... Finished his career with 209 tackles, including 17 sacks, 24 total tackles for loss and four forced fumbles while also rushing for two touchdowns... Lettered one season in basketball... Participates in the Boys 2 Men Leadership Program and also works as a youth volunteer at his church.
Full name: Preston DeWayne Gordon... Born: Nov. 8, 1995 at Irving... Son of Veanneitta Gordon.