The Owls outgained UTEP, 437-to-229.
Owls fall in international debut
Taylor McHargue recalls starting the opener as a freshman
The Blue squad put up 494 yards of total offense.
Houston retained possession of the Bayou Bucket with a 38-3 win on September 16.
USATSI Gallery - Rice @ Houston
Rice picked up its first win of 2017 in El Paso on September 9
Rice held its second scrimmage of 2017 Fall Camp on Saturday, August 12
The Rice Owls opened their 2017 football training camp on Monday
Capped a strong fall camp to earn the starting nod in the opener vs. Stanford in Sydney, Australia... First redshirt frosh to start an opener for the Owls since Taylor McHargue vs. Texas in 2010... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2017).
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 currently is in the Arizona Diamondbacks system ... Uncle (Don McIntosh) played offensive line at Houston... Rice College: Martel.