Rice opened the 2013 season against Texas A&M in College Station
Looks to continue to build momentum from his experiences as a true freshman.
Made his first career start in place of the injured Connor Cella in the opener at Notre Dame... Made two starts and has played in all 10 games... Picked up his first career catch, a 36-yard pass from Driphus Jackson vs. UTSA.
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, 1995 at Houston... Parents: Robert and Donna Wells (two sisters)... Second cousin, Jim Nantz, played golf for the University of Houston and is a long-time sportscaster for CBS... Rice major: Undeclared (humanities division)... Rice College: Baker.