LA Tech 42, Rice 28
Aaron Cephus recorded two catches for 105 yards and a touchdown.
The Owls outgained UTEP, 437-to-229.
Owls fall in international debut
Taylor McHargue recalls starting the opener as a freshman
Rice Owls Football Photo Gallery vs. LA Tech (1st Half)
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
USATSI photos from Rice vs. UTSA - Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
USATSI Gallery - Rice @ Houston
C-USA Honor Roll 2017
Opened the year as the starter, becoming the first redshirt freshman to start at the season at quarterback since Taylor McHargue in 2010... Limited to six starts due to injuries and was limited in spring practice while recovering from offseason surgery... Threw for 500 yards, hitting on 37 of 72 passes, three of them for touchdowns... Ran for 172 yards on 42 carries and three touchdowns to finish second on the squad in total offense (112 per game)... Each of his three TD passes were 50 yards or longer to Aaron Cephus (52 at UTEP, 51 vs. LA Tech and 50 at UTSA)... Earned his first win as a starting quarterback at UTEP... Reached career bests in passing yards (187), total offense (255) and rushing touchdowns (2) vs. LA Tech but was injured early vs. UAB the following week and missed the remainder of the year.
Redshirted in the fall and then led the Owls with 178 total yards and three touchdowns in the Spring Game... He was three-of-five for 95 yards while connecting on touchdowns passes to Robby Wells III and Aaron Cephus. He also rushed five times for 83 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown.
Midway High School
Offensive MVP in All-District 12-6A as the Panthers won the district and advanced to the regional semifinals ...Third-team 6-A All_State by the Texas Sportswriters Association... Honorable Mention Subway Super Team by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... All-CenTex second team by the Waco Tribune and on their Centex Top 25 ... Listed as one of Texas' best 32 quarterbacks in Dave Campbell's Texas Football's"Texas Rising" postseason recruiting guide... Threw for 3,017 yards and 29 touchdowns and added 605 yards and four scores on the ground... Second-team Academic All-State ... Member of the National Honor Society, PALS, Spanish Club and Business Professionals of America.
Full name: Sam Glaesmann. Born: Sept. 19, 1997... Parents: Ronnie and Mary Lou Glaesmann (2 brothers)... Brother Todd was a third round pick of Tampa Bay in the 2009 Major League Draft and played in the minors until 2017... Uncle (Don McIntosh) played offensive line at Houston... Rice College: Martel.