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.
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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.
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.
Boston Scott powered straight up the middle for a 2-yard touchdown and Trey Spencer returned a pick-6 -- both in the final minute -- as Louisiana Tech rallied to a 42-28 win over Rice on Saturday.
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.
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.
Max Browne returned at starting quarterback and threw four touchdown passes in Pittsburgh's 42-10 rout of the Rice on Saturday.
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.
Kyle Allen threw for two touchdowns as Houston ran up a big first-half lead and held it to beat Rice 38-3 on 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.
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.
The Cougars will honor the city in the Bayou Bucket against the Rice Owls by wearing "HOUSTON" on the back of their jerseys.
In Houston, still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Houston and Rice will renew their rivalry. Players, many from the area, have suffered through the storm's aftermath and look forward to beginning to bring their community back.
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.
Sam Glaesmann threw for one touchdown and ran for another as Rice took an early lead and held it, beating UTEP 31-14 on Saturday night.
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