Rice -- Senior leader who will contend for playing time this fall.
2006: Solid backup in the defensive backfield who saw action in a pair of games (Florida State and Tulane)... Member of the Black Students Association and the Student Owl Club.
2005: Played in eight games with four starts to earn his second letter... Had eight tackles (seven primary), two pass deflections and one forced fumble on the season... Had three tackles against UCLA and again against UAB for a career high... Returned a kickoff 33 yards at East Carolina.
2004: played in nine games to earn his first letter... Had three tackles (two primary) on the season... Two of the stops came at Texas.
Other Rice Athletics: Finished fifth in the 100 meters C-USA Outdoor Track Championships with a career-best 10.75... Joined with fellow footballers Gary Anderson and Bubba Heard as three of the four legs on the Owls 4x100 relay that finished third.
High School -- 2003 graduate of Plano West High in suburban north Dallas... All-District 9-5A honoree for coach Mike Hughes... Won all-Collin County honors as a senior... Played in the Coca-Cola East-West all-star game... Led the Wolves to a 5-5 record and their first win in history over Plano High... Outstanding competitor as a running back who gained 867 yards and scored five touchdowns on 133 carries as a senior... Two-time all-city player of the week selection... Captained Plano West's track team... Regional qualifier who set the school record in the 100- and 200-meters... Academic honors and activities include FCA, Math Club, and volunteering at the Salvation Army, local nursing homes and the Habitat for Humanity... Nominated for Who's Who Among American Athletes.
Personal -- Full name: Jonathan Turner... Born: July 2, 1985, at Dallas... Parents: Oscar and Johnnie Turner, Plano (one brother and one sister)... Rice Major: economics/managerial studies.
Opener Moves to September 1
04/08/2016 - The Rice Owls’ 2016 football season opener against defending Conference USA champion Western Kentucky has moved from Sept. 3 to Thursday,...
Owls Announce 2016 Honor Jerseys
04/07/2016 - Three current members of the Rice Owls will don new jersey numbers for the first time during Friday’s Blue-Gray game as they honor three past...
Okam Named Defensive Line Coach
03/29/2016 - Rice head football coach David Bailiff announced on Tuesday that former Houston Texans defensive tackle Frank Okam has been promoted to defensive...
Football Holds Second Scrimmage of the Spring
03/24/2016 - The Rice football team completed its second scrimmage of spring camp Thursday afternoon.
Rice and Houston Add Football Games in 2020 & 2021
03/21/2016 - The Rice Owls and Houston Cougars, who will resume their cross-town series in 2017 and 2018, have agreed to continue the series with games in 2020 ...
Football Holds First Scrimmage of the Spring
03/18/2016 - The Rice football team completed its first scrimmage of spring camp Friday afternoon.
Spring Practice Update: The Quarterbacks
03/18/2016 - With one week of practice in the books, RiceOwls.com visited with all three quarterbacks for the Owls for an update.
2016 Spring Game Features New Fan Experience...
03/17/2016 - Rice Football fans have a chance to join in the fun as the Owls wrap up their spring drills with the annual Blue-Gray Game by registering for one...
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