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.
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New Video Board Dramatically Upgrades Rice...
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beIN to Broadcast UTSA Game
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Al Conover Passes Away
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