RICE OWLS NEWS

Watch 4'9" 140 pound walk on RB Jayson Carter get a carry in his last game, the 2014 Hawaii Bowl

4'9" 140 pound walk on running back Jayson Carter got a carry in his last game for the Rice Owls vs Fresno State Bulldogs in the 2014 Hawaii Bowl. Turned the corner too...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl win

HONOLULU (AP) -- Two touchdown passes in a span of 19 seconds were all Driphus Jackson needed to give Rice the spark it needed in the Hawaii Bowl. The defense took it from there. Jackson had his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice set a Hawaii Bowl record by holding Fresno State without a touchdown Wednesday night in a 30-6 victory that completed...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-Foot-9 Rice Running Back Gets Carry In Blowout Hawaii Bowl Win (Video)

Jayson Carter has been a part of the Rice football team since 2011, but as of Wednesday morning, he had touched the ball just once in his college career. The walk-on running back, who checks in at 4-foot-9, 140 pounds, received his first carry for the Owls last October but didn’t see any game action during the 2014 regular season. During the fourth quarter of Rice’s 30-6 win...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rice Owls Make School History With Win Over Fresno State in Hawaii Bowl

Post season success is not something the Rice Owls football program is accustomed to. Since 1912 the team has been to a bowl game just a dozen times including Wednesday's Hawaii Bowl against Fresno State. That's an awful long history and not too many bowl games, but if recent history is any indication the Owls may become post season regulars.Should that be the case they will be setting...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl win

HONOLULU (AP) — Driphus Jackson had his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night in the Hawaii Bowl.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
1 day ago

Jackson's 3 TDs lead Rice to Hawaii Bowl win over Fresno State

  Driphus Jackson played his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night in the Hawaii Bowl. The Owls (8-5) started the season 0-3 and ended it with their second bowl win in the last three years. Jackson was accurate with his arm and dangerous with his feet...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State vs. Rice: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Hawaii Bowl

The night before Christmas will feature the the Hawaii Bowl – a match up between the Fresno State Bulldogs and Rice Owls. Fresno State (6-7) is a far cry from the team they were a year ago but would like to end the season with a win over Rice (7-5) in this bowl game. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice, Fresno St go from 0-3 to Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) Fresno State and Rice were winless after three games in September, two teams that were going nowhere. Somehow, they found their way to paradise. Even with a few pineapple showers forcing their press conference to be moved to shelter, it was hard for Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter and Rice coach David Bailiff not to gaze out at the shores of Waikiki Beach and wonder...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawaii Bowl Capsule

Rice (7-5, 5-3 C-USA) vs. Fresno State (6-7, 5-3 Mountain West), 8 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Rice by 2 1/2. Series Record: Fresno State leads 6-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE This might as well be called the ''Turnaround Bowl.'' Rice and Fresno State both lost their opening three games and still made it to a bowl. Only 19 other FBS teams (out of 496) dating to 1980 have started 0-3 and played in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar holds off Rice 79-72 in OT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Tyran de Lattibeaudiere made the game-tying free throw in regulation and scored five points in overtime to help Lamar beat Rice 79-72 on Monday night. Marcus Jackson's 3-pointer with 3:18 left in regulation gave Rice a 64-63 lead, but the Owls went scoreless the rest of the way. De Lattibeaudiere made the first of two free throws with 1:59 left to knot the game...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice beats NAIA school St. Thomas (TX) 72-61

HOUSTON (AP) Andrew Drone scored a career-high 16 points and had 10 rebounds as Rice beat NAIA school St. Thomas (TX) 72-61 on Thursday. Drone was 5 of 6 from the floor and 6 of 7 from the free-throw line. Seth Gearhart added 15 points and 11 rebounds, and both Drone and Gearhart had their first career double-doubles. Bishop Mency and Marcus Jackson finished with 13 and 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresno St.-Rice Preview

Awful starts to the season nearly cost Fresno State and Rice the chance to make a bowl game, but they recovered enough to earn a matchup in paradise. The Bulldogs would like to make this visit to Aloha Stadium much more memorable than the last. Fresno State makes its second appearance in three years at the Hawaii Bowl looking to snap one of the nation's longest active bowl losing...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice holds off St Edwards, 54-49

HOUSTON (AP) Andrew Drone scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Rice to a 54-49 victory over St. Edwards on Saturday night. With the game tied at 40 with just over seven minutes remaining, The Owls scored eight of the game's next nine points, capped off by a Bishop Mency jumper to push their lead to seven. St. Edwards would get within three after two Frankie Mgbolu...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Baptist holds off Rice 58-55

HOUSTON (AP) Anthony Odunsi made two free throws with 20 seconds left and Houston Baptist survived three Rice 3-point attempts in the closing seconds to hold on for a 58-55 win on Wednesday night. Odunsi's free throw at the 2:44 mark gave the Huskies (3-2) a 56-49 lead but Seth Gearhart made four free throws and Max Guercy a layup to pull Rice (1-6) within one with 23 seconds left...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Alaska-Anchorage beats Rice 65-54 for 7th place

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Travis Thompson had 28 points and Alaska-Anchorage beat Rice 65-64 on Saturday in the seventh-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout. Anchorage took the lead for good at 47-44 on Thompson's 3-pointer with 7:51 left. It sparked a 12-2 run and Thompson scored eight points during that stretch. Max Guercy made four free throws to pull the Owls (1-5) within...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington St. beats Rice 76-74 in Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Josh Hawkinson had a career-high 27 points, and Washington State beat Rice 76-74 in the consolation round of the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday. Ny Redding's free throws with 1:33 left put Washington State (2-3) up 70-62. But WSU made only four of its next eight free throws and Rice (1-4) closed within 74-72. Devonte Lacy answered with a pair of free throws...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

William & Mary defeats Rice 69-65

HOUSTON (AP) Omar Prewitt had 17 points and five rebounds, including a pair of 3s, to lead William & Mary to a 69-65 win over Rice on Saturday. Marcus Thornton finished with 16 points and six assists and Sean Sheldon contributed 11 points and six rebounds for William & Mary (3-1). Seth Gearhart tallied 14 points and five rebounds and Bishop Mency added 13 points for Rice...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice beats UTEP 31-13, strengthens bowl status

HOUSTON -- Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13. Dillard scored his second touchdown on a 3-yard run late in the third to give Rice (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) a 24-13 lead. Hull caught Driphus Jackson's 5-yard TD pass with 5:41 left to cap the scoring...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice pulls away from UTEP 31-13

HOUSTON (AP) Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13. Dillard scored his second touchdown on a 3-yard run late in the third to give Rice (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) a 24-13 lead. Hull caught Driphus Jackson's 5-yard TD pass with 5:41 left to cap the scoring...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP Miners at Rice Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the UTEP Miners and Rice Owls will face off against one another in Conference USA play. UTEP (6-4) and Rice (6-4) each enter this game at 4-2 in conference play. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Rice Stadium in Houston, TX. The odds: The Rice Owls are 8 point favorites against the UTEP Miners. The over...
Via Tireball.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice wins 6th straight, 17-7 over UTSA

HOUSTON (AP) -- Driphus Jackson punched across from 9 yards out to score a rushing touchdown and later passed for a score as Rice defeated UTSA 17-7 on Saturday. The win was the sixth in a row for Rice (6-3, 4-1 Conference USA), placing the Owls just behind Louisiana Tech, which is 6-0 in the C-USA West standings. Jackson completed 18 of 28 passes for 213 yards and rushed for another...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Breion Allen, Jameis Winston’s Girlfriend’s Must See Photos

Here are some hot photos of Breion Allen, Jameis Winston‘s girlfriend who plays basketball at Rice University–one of our underrated party schools. Breion has stayed...
Via COED
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida International can't hold up on defense in home loss to Rice

MIAMI (AP) -- Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play....
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice uses fast start to beat FIU 31-17

MIAMI (AP) Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play. James...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida International can't hold up on defense in home loss to Rice

MIAMI (AP) -- Rice scored on its first three possessions, Driphus Jackson passed for 230 yards with TD bombs of 63 and 69 yards and the Owls beat Florida International 31-17 on Saturday. A Zach Patt sack and fumble recovery gave Rice the ball at the 19 and Jowan Davis punched it on the next play. It was the second straight game the Owls (5-3, 3-2 C-USA) scored on the first play....
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
Rice News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Five breakout stars in 2014

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

Five things learned about NBA on X-Mas

What if Bear Bryant coached in the NFL?

Carmelo Anthony: The Knicks are dying

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Year's most notable sports media stories

'Roberto Gronkowski wishes fans Feliz Navidad

Are the Seahawks back on track?

Wright reaches out to slain officer's sons

Q&A with Rich Eisen; TNF, DirecTV and living in LA

Dan Le Batard sums up Miami's relationship with LeBron

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.