The Owls held their first scrimmage of their 2012 Spring Drills on March 16.
Rice- Saw a promising start to the season end due to injury.
Saw action in a pair of early games before suffering an injury and missing the remainder of the year.... Credited with his first three career tackles in the opener vs. UCLA, and shared in his first career tackle for loss.
Strake Jesuit High School- Two-time All District 19-5A coach Ron Counter ... Served as a team captain as both a junior and a senior... Credited with 73 tackles, including 6 ½ sacks, seven pass breakups, blocked on field goal, forced two fumbles and recovered two others... Committed to the Owls in the summer before his senior year... A member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Top 300 and tabbed as one of the top 25 defensive linemen in the state prior to his senior year... Member of the Houston Chronicle's Greater Houston 100 .
Personal: Michael Sam Jr.... Born: September 10, 1992 at Houston. .... Parents: Michael and Yolanda Sam, Houston... ( two sisters)... Rice major: undeclared.