Joins Trey Martin on C-USA Preseason All-Conference Team
Honors most outstanding center in college football
Football joins with Depelchin to stand up for victims of child abuse
Rice rallied from a 21-0 deficit to defeat Charlotte 22-21 on November 12.
Rice hosted FAU at Rice Stadium on November 5.
Rice faced North Texas at Rice Stadium on September 24
Rice opened the 2016 home schedule by dropping a 38-10 decision to Baylor.
Shots from Training Camp 2016
Leader of the offensive line who will contend for honors as a senior... Preseason All-Texas College second team by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and second team all-conference by Athlon... Has graded at 90% or better in 19 of 20 games over the last two years, while allowing only one sack... Named Rice Lineman of the Week nine times.
Honorable Mention All C-USA by conference coaches whose return from a mid-season injury sparked Owl to three consecutive games with over 430 yards on offense.... Voted by teammates as a team captain at conclusion of seasons.... Graded at at 90% in each of his eight starts and was named Lineman of the Game five times... Saw his consecutive starts streak end at 16 when he missed the Southern Miss game with an injury... Missed four games before returning vs. FAU and closed out the year strongly... Started his second consecutive opener at center... Has 20 career starts, 12 at center and eight at guard.
Started all 12 games last year, the first four at center and the last eight at guard.
Played in 11 games at defensive tackle and finished with 19 tackles, which ranked sixth among linemen and third among interior players... Made his debut vs. ODU... Credited with first TFL at Army... Credited with season-high five tackles at Marshall.
El Campo High School
All-State selection while teaming with fellow Owl signee Cole Hunt to lead El Campo to the 3-A Division I State Championship game under coach Bob Gillis... Joined teammate and fellow Rice signee Cole Hunt to Dave Campbell's Texas Football's All Texas High School second team at the conclusion of the season... Earned All-District 25-3A honors on both offense and defense as well as Victoria Area Lineman of the Year and second-team All-Greater Houston... Credited with 81 pancake blocks and did not allow a sack as a senior... Credited with 64 tackles and five sacks on defense... Academic All-District selection.
Full name: Rocondric Martin... Born: Feb. 9, 1995 at Wharton... Parents: Rishiki Baylor and the late Rodderick Martin (one brother, one sister)... Rice major: Undeclared (natural sciences division)... Rice College: Lovett.