by Chuck Pool (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Rice Owls’ 2016 football season opener against defending Conference USA champion Western Kentucky has moved from Sept. 3 to Thursday, Sept. 1 to accommodate a national television broadcast.
The game will kick off at 7 p.m., from Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
The Owls will wrap up their 2016 spring football drills tonight with the annual Blue-Gray Spring Game at Rice Stadium. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.