Rice vs. North Texas, 12 p.m.
Head coach David Bailiff held his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon.
The Blue squad put up 494 yards of total offense.
More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
A tradition continued.
Rice faced UAB on November 4, 2017
Rice Owls Football Photo Gallery vs. LA Tech (1st Half)
The Owls held their second scrimmage of the spring on March 25
Rice faced Louisiana Tech on October 29
Heads into senior year as the starter after picking up valuable experience as a reserve... C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017)... 2017 Rice Honor Athlete.
Matched his career-high with three catches on the season... Caught his third pass of the year, for nine yards, at LA Tech... Scored the first points of his career by catching a pass from Tyler Stehling for two points and send the North Texas game into overtime... Picked up his first catch of the year, good for three yards, at Army.
Played in all 13 games and caught his first three career passes...Caught a career-high two passes at La Tech...Connected with Driphus Jackson for a 36-yard completion for his first career reception vs. UTSA to set up the Owls' final touchdown...Started the first two games in place of Connor Cella. Made his debut in the 2013 opener at Texas A&M and saw action in 12 of 14 games as a true freshman...Did not record any catches in his first year of action...Spent time on special teams for the Owls along with playing several snaps at tight end.
Made his debut in the opener at Texas A&M and saw action in 12 of 14 games.
Taylor High School
All District 19-5A selection for coach Flint Risien at Katy Taylor HS after catching 48 passes for 510 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior... A former quarterback, Wells completed 11 of 17 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in spot duty and also rushed for 44 yards on 15 carries... Named to Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Top 300 as one of top 10 tight ends coming into his senior year and as the seventh best tight end in Texas in their postseason edition... Closed out his career with 50 receptions for 520 yards and 11 TDs, 515 yards rushing with three touchdowns and 939 yard passing (102/188) with five TDs... Also lettered in baseball... A member of the National Honor Society and a second-team Academic All-State selection... Four-time Academic All District choice... A member of Young Life and Best Buddies... Performed in Taylor's presentation of "Seussical, The Musical".
Full name: Robert Alan Wells III... Born: Jan. 16 at Houston... Parents: Robert and Donna Wells (two sisters)... Second cousin, Jim Nantz, is a long-time sportscaster for CBS... Rice major: Sport Management and Managerial Studies... Rice College: Baker.