Opener Moves to September 1

April 8, 2016

2016 Rice Football Schedule

by Chuck Pool (

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.





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