Preseason honors announced
Named to second team
Football holds annual banquet.
Offense combined for 499 yards.
Three current Owls to switch numbers to honor players from the past
Rice defeated Charlotte 27-7 on Senior Day at Rice Stadium.
Rice fell to 4-7 with the loss to the Roadrunenrs
Owls defeat Army West Point in final minute.
Rice won its C-USA opener at North Texas on September 19
The Rice football team held it's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday
Looks to build on a productive 2014 in which he finished fourth on the team with 25 catches for 299 yards and three touchdowns.
Second on team among returning players with 25 catches... One of six Owls with a catch of at least 50 yards in 2014, grabbing a career-best, 51-yard TD from Driphus Jackson at LA Tech... Recorded his first two career catches in the opener at Notre Dame, including a 26-yard touchdown from Jackson that was the Owls’ first TD in history vs. the Irish... Followed that effort up by catching three for 32 yards at Texas A&M... Led the Owls with a career-high 80 receiving yards vs. ODU while tying with Dennis Parks for team lead with a career-high six catches.
Made his debut on special teams vs. UTSA and went on to play in five games.
The Woodlands College Park High School
First team all-District 14-5A and all-county selection as a senior... Passed for 1,000 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 1,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2011... Two-year starter finished his career with 1,647 passing yards and 11 scored along with 1,821 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns for coach Richard Carson... Also starred in basketball for three seasons, scoring 15 points per game en route to a district championship and first team all-district honors.
Full name: Zachary James Wright... Born: Oct. 12, 1993 at Buenos Aires, Argentina... Parents: Christopher and Holly Wright (one sister)... Mother, Holly, earned All-SWC honors in basketball at Rice in 1987 and ranks third on the Owls career scoring list with 1,791 points... Uncle, Jon Warren, coaches men's track and field at Rice... Rice major: Economics... Rice College: Will Rice.
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