Taylor McHargue threw two touchdown passes and Chris Boswell kicked five field goals, three from longer than 50 yards, as Rice beat SMU 36-14 on Saturday.
McHargue, who finished with 297 yards passing, ran for another TD for the Owls (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA), who can qualify for a bowl bid by winning at UTEP next week. McHargue connected with Vance McDonald for a 19-yard TD and...
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November 17, 2012
Quarterback Taylor McHargue ran for two touchdowns and Turner Petersen added another as Rice's ground game overwhelmed UTSA in a 34-14 Owls victory Saturday.
McHargue completed 12 of 21 passes for 144 yards and ran for another 68 yards. Charles Ross led all rushers with 117 yards on 16 carries as Rice (2-5) rolled up 301 yards on the ground.
While Rice's quarterback didn...
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The Rice Owls have won as many games across their last three seasons - 10 - as they did in their breakthrough 2008 campaign.
But coach David Bailiff sees at least some glimmers of hope for 2012, his sixth season leading the Owls.
Rice rolled to a 10-3 record and its first bowl victory in 54 years in 2008, on the strength of one of the nation's most potent offenses. Bailiff...
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August 17, 2012
The more Rice coach David Bailiff spoke on the problems plaguing Owls sophomore quarterback Taylor McHargue, the more Bailiff started to sound like someone with an extensive background in psychology.
McHargue provides an interesting case study of a gifted athlete split from his confidence. A season of inconsistency and regression bottomed out last Saturday night when McHargue committed...