April 29, 2013
Conference USA has announced that two road games on Rice's 2013 football schedule have been moved to Thursday nights to accommodate the conference's television partners.
The Owls' game at North Texas has been moved to October 31 from its original date of November 2 and their final road trip of the season at UAB has been moved to November 21. Game times for these games will be announced in the near future.
The Owls will open their 2013 season on August 31 when they travel to College Station to face Texas A&M. They open their home schedule two weeks later, hosting Kansas on September 14.