Head coach David Bailiff held his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon.
Trevor Cobb and Matt Sign return as 2017 Honor Jerseys
Rice commits three turnovers in loss to Houston.
The Owls outgained UTEP, 437-to-229.
Owls fall in international debut
Rice faced UAB on November 4, 2017
Rice met UTSA at the Alamodome on October 22, 2017
Rice picked up its first win of 2017 in El Paso on September 9
Rice/UTEP - September 9, 2017
Rice held its second scrimmage of 2017 Fall Camp on Saturday, August 12
Limited to action in five full games, but showed great production... Preseason All C-USA fourth team (Athlon)... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ( 2015, 2016 & 2017).
Led the Owls in rushing(479 yds), touchdown receptions (3), tied for team lead with six total touchdowns and second in all-pupose yards (721) and despite missing nearly seven complete games... Hurt early in the opener at WKU and missed the next three. before returning to rush for 325 yards on 47 carries (6.9 per carry) with three TDs and catch 11 passes for 85 yards and three scores against Southern Miss, UTSA and Prairie View... Ran for a career-high 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns and caught five passes for 14 yards and a third score at Southern Miss... Three touchdowns were a career high.... Ran for 116 on 11 carries and a touchdown, and added a 38-yard touchdown on his only pass reception of the day against Prairie View.
Conference USA All-Freshman selection in an impressive debut in 2015... Tied for second on team with six touchdowns and third in rushing (388) and all-purpose yards (685)... Made his first career start at Baylor... Topped 100 yards rushing (130) for the first time and scored a spectacular pair of touchdowns vs. Texas... Opened the game with a 46-yard return of the opening kickoff and added two receptions for 17 yards to finish with 193 all purpose yards... Made his debut vs. Wagner... Found the end zone on his first career reception, a 35-yarder from Driphus Jackson and added a 21-yard run on his only carry.
Cypress Woods High School
Second team All-District 17-5A pick for coach Trenton Faith who ran for 1,780 yards and 23 touchdowns and caught 52 passes for 947 yards and 12 scores in his career... Also returned one punt for a score and threw a pair of touchdown passes... Member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Texas Top 300 and listed as one of the top 25 running backs... A member of the Houston Chronicle's Top 100... Academic All-District and Honorable mention Academic All-State... Also lettered in track and field.
Full name: Samuel Hubert Stewart II... Born: Oct. 6 at Houston... Parents: Samuel and Tracy Stewart (two sisters)... Rice major: Economics and Managerial Studies... Rice College: Baker.