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.
Bailiff Announces New Defensive Staff Members
01/18/2017 - Brian Stewart, who has coordinated defenses at both the NFL and FBS levels, and Scott Vestal, who has coached defensive backs in both the Big 12...
McGuffie Wins First World Cup Gold
12/16/2016 - Former Rice standout Sam McGuffie opened his second season with the US Bobsled team in impressive fashion, teaming with three-time Olympic medalist...
Ellerbee, Martin and McGaskey Honored by Phil...
12/14/2016 - Linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee, center Trey Martin and strong safety Tabari McGaskey have named by Phil Steele to his 2016 All-Conference USA squad. ...
Ellerbee Named to C-USA All-Conference Team
12/06/2016 - Rice junior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee leads a group of six Owls who were honored by Conference USA coaches in their annual voting to selected C-...
Ellerbee Named to C-USA All-Academic Squad
12/01/2016 - Rice junior linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee, who led Conference USA in tackles in his first year as a starter, has been honored for his excellence...
Bailiff to Return in 2017
11/29/2016 - Rice Director of Director of Athletics, Recreation & Lifetime Fitness Joe Karlgaard announced on Tuesday that head football coach David Bailiff...
Rice Closes Season with Loss at No. 24 Stanford
11/26/2016 - Jowan Davis scored twice but it was not enough as Rice dropped its season finale at 24th-ranked Stanford, 41-17.
R Blog: Seniors Ride Off in Style
11/24/2016 - The Rice football team held its final practice of 2016 at Rice Stadium.
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