March 1, 2013
David Bailiff and the Rice Owls will return to the football field for the first time since their 33-14 win over Air Force in the Armed Forces Bowl when they open their 2013 Spring Practice schedule on Wednesday, March 6.
The Owls will practice a total of 14 times before wrapping up spring drills with the annual Blue-Gray Game on Friday night, April 5. Practices are open to the public and will start at 4:00 each day other than Saturday, March 9, which will begin at 10 a.m. Kickoff time for the Spring Game will be announced in the near future.
The Owls will welcome back a total of 57 lettermen (27 on offense and 30 on defense) and return a total of 19 starters from a team that won its last five games to finish 7-6.
Rice Football fans will receive a pair of special premiums if they put down a $25 deposit on 2013 season tickets by April 1. They will receive the same special helmet decal that the Owls wore in the victory over Air Force as well as a copy of the 2012 Rice Football Highlight Video. In addition, all 2013 season ticket commitments will be invited to a special tailgate prior to a Rice baseball game this spring, featuring head coach David Bailiff and selected players.
The Owls will open the 2013 season on the road at Texas A&M. The home opener is set for September 14 when they host Kansas. Wednesday, March 6
2013 Rice Football Spring Practice Schedule
(All times 4:00 unless noted)
Thursday, March 7
Saturday, March 9 (10 a.m.)
Monday, March 11
Wednesday, March 13
Thursday, March 14 (Scirmmage)
Monday March 18
Wednesday, March 20
Thursday March 21 (Scrimmage)
Friday, March 22
Monday, March 25
Monday, April 1
Wednesday, April 3
Friday, April 5 BLUE-GRAY GAME (TBA)
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.
- Top Videos /
- Online Store