Walk-on who completed his career by handling the Owls' kickoff duties for the third straight year.
Back in the lineup as the Owls kickoff man... Matched his career high when he was credited with three coverage tackles against UTEP.
Regained kickoff duties in the opener at UAB and was credited with an assist on one return... Credited with his first unassisted tackle vs. Tulane... Picked up his second tackle vs. UTEP and a third vs. Houston.... Has seven career tackles on kick coverage... Had four touchbacks this season, double his total from 2008.
Handled the bulk of the Owls' kickoff duties over the first nine games and was credited with six tackles on kickoffs ... made his debut vs. SMU on kickoffs and was credited with a pair of stops on kick coverage ... credited with three tackles on kickoffs vs. North Texas.
Clear Brook High School
First-Team All-District 24-5A at Clear Brook High for coach Edward Arledge ... named school's special teams player of the year ... kicked three game-winning field goals in overtime in his career ... earned a total of three letters in football and four in soccer ... set a school career scoring record in soccer.
Full Name: Brandon Yelovich ... Born: April 22, 1989 at Naperville, Ill. ... Parents: Dave and Mindy Yelovich, Friendswood (two brothers, one sister) ... brother, Dane plays baseball at Kansas State and was the starting centerfielder when the Wildcats played in the NCAA Regional at Rice in 2009 ... Rice major: Sport Management ... Brown College.
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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