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2017 Schedule
1-10, 6th in C-USA - West

Old Dominion edges past Rice 24-21

Steven Williams threw for 188 yards and ran for two touchdowns, including the game-winner with 37 seconds left, to lead Old Dominion in a 24-21 win over Rice on Saturday.


Griggs, Smith lead Southern Miss over Rice 43-34

Kwadra Griggs completed 22 of 31 passes for 331 yards and three touchdowns and Ito Smith ran for 150 and two scores to propel Southern Mississippi to a 43-34 victory over Rice on Saturday.


UAB cooks Rice; bowl eligible in 1st season back

A.J. Erdely threw three touchdown passes, Spencer Brown ran for three scores and became the school's sixth freshman to top 1,000 rushing yards, and UAB beat Rice 52-21 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the fifth time in program history.


UTSA leads entire way to beat Rice 20-7

Marcus Davenport scored on a 34-yard fumble return with eight minutes left in the first quarter and UT-San Antonio led the entire way in a 20-7 homecoming win over Rice on Saturday night.


Army forces 6 Rice turnovers in 49-12 win

Kell Walker ran for 127 yards and three touchdowns and Ahmad Bradshaw added 115 yards rushing and two more scores as Army forced turnovers on four straight possessions in the first half to build a big lead early in a 49-12 win over Rice on Saturday.

Browne finds Hall who keeps foot in-bounds for 1-yard TD catch (0:26)
Walter jets past defenders for 70-yard TD catch (0:33)
Rice's Ibe forces and recovers the fumble at goal line (0:59)
Ollison marches in for TD (0:24)

FIU tops Rice in C-USA opener, 13-7

Jose Borregales kicked field goals from 37 and 44-yards out to help give Florida International a 13-7 win over Rice in its Conference USA opener Saturday night.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Bands from Houston and Rice with a display of unity at halftime, performing a joint rendition of "Amazing Grace" in honor of victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Cougar's Leday jukes his way into the end zone (0:25)
Cougars breakthrough into end zone for a TD (0:34)
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69dSam Khan Jr.

Houston, Rice show solidarity post-hurricane

Houston and Rice showed solidarity before their rivalry game kicked off on Saturday night in their first game in the city since Hurricane Harvey hit. A moment of silence in memory of victims of Harvey was observed before the game.

Houston DL Turner intercepts Rice's pass. (0:37)
Houston's Allen burst into end zone for TD (0:31)
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UH jerseys to have 'Houston' instead of names

The Houston Cougars will pay tribute to those affected by Hurricane Harvey by replacing the nameplate on their jerseys with a "Houston" patch for Saturday's game against fellow Bayou City school Rice.

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84dSam Khan

Rice back in Harvey-hit Houston after long trip

The Rice football team has been away from Houston for two weeks following a road trip to Australia and an extended stay out of town because of Hurricane Harvey. Players said they will assist the city of Houston recover as soon as they can.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Rice athletic director Joe Kaarlgaard and football quality control coach Joe Foteh try to remove water from the vehicle of Paul Lockhart-Korris, the the Owls' director of business strategy. Lockhart-Korris' vehicle was one of several that took in water from Hurricane Harvey while the Owls were on the road for the Sydney Cup

Team Stats

Passing Yards148.3118th
Rushing Yards188.146th
Points For16.5127th
Points Against36.3118th