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Texas A&M Aggies vs. Rice Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Texas A&M Aggies will look to continue their attack on the scoreboard as they host the Rice Owls on Saturday. No. 7 Texas A&M (2-0) is making a strong case for itself to start the season. They host Rice (1-0) at Kyle Field in College Station, TX. Coverage of the game between Texas A&M and Rice will air on ESPN2 beginning at 9:00 pm ET. The Odds: Texas A&M are...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice to take on Texas A&M without leading receiver Jordan Taylor

Rice wide receiver Jordan Taylor has been ruled out for Saturday’s game at Texas A&M. Taylor, the Owls’ leading receiver last season, has been held out of practice for more than a month with a sprained left foot. He recently began jogging after having a boot removed from his foot. Taylor on Thursday said he will attempt to practice next week in hopes of being ready for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rice WR Zach Wright Scores First Touchdown Ever For Rice Against Notre Dame

Rice and Notre Dame have been playing football for about as long as anyone can remember which kind of makes it seem crazy that this 26-yard strike from Driphus Jackson to Zach Wright is the first that the Owls have ever scored against the Fighting Irish, but it is.To put the play in to context a little, this is just the fifth time the two teams have ever played so maybe it is not...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice Owls at Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Rice Owls and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will kickoff their 2014 NCAA football season. Rice will be traveling to take on No. 17 Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, IN. Coverage of this game will get underway on NBC beginning at 3:30 pm ET. The Odds: Notre Dame is a 21 point favorite against Rice. The over/under for this contest is 51 total...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Anti-Preview: Notre Dame VS Rice

Welcome back to another season of Anti-Preview’s on Subway Domer. Sorry about last season you guys. You know… reasons and all that ****. But here we are at the dawn of the 2014 season. The offseason was going well and staying quiet until a just recently when this whole “academic fraud” thing popped up out of nowhere. Oh well… TIME FOR THE SEASON TO START! RICE Most Irish...
Via Subway Domer
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Trick Shot Monday: the Rice Edition

It's finally here. No more waiting. No more intra-squad scrimmages. It is time for the real thing--college football! First up for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be the Rice Owls, but before the Owls something else has to come first.Trick shot Monday!The first Trick Shot Monday of the 2014 season had a special twist to it. One of the guys had received an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice Lands Quarterback Recruit By Sending Letter To His Cat (Photo)

Cats, so hot right now. First, there was the viral video of the so-called “hero cat” in California, who saved a young kid from a stray dog (and earned the chance to throw out the first pitch at a Minor League Baseball game in the process). Now, the Houston Chronicle brings us the story of Rice University scoring a sought-after Texas high school quarterback named J.T. Granato...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice Owls football coach sends handwritten recruiting letter to prospect's cat

The Rice Owls picked up a football commitment from a quarterback this week after co-offensive coordinator Billy Lynch sealed the deal with a handwritten recruiting letter. And not just any handwritten recruiting letter either. This one was written to the prospect's cat.The Houston Chronicle has the contents of the letter:As you know we’re trying to convince J.T. Rice is the...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Rice Reveals New Helmets For Today’s Liberty Bowl

The Rice Owls are looking to knock off the big bad SEC and Mississippi State this afternoon in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, and they are looking to do so in style. The team’s equipment manager just revealed some new-look helmets that the Owls will wear for the game — they are very Oregon-like: The 2013 Liberty Bowl helmet. Blue wings with a R in the back. pic.twitter.com/GRzsC5KYLd...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice Football Team Goes Nuts in Locker Room After Earning Bid to Liberty Bowl (Video)

The Rice Owls are headed to the Liberty Bowl, and they could not be more excited. A longtime college football doormat, the Owls knocked off Marshall to claim the Conference USA championship on Saturday, their first outright league title since 1957. A Liberty Bowl representative visited the team after the game to extend an invitation to take on Mississippi State in Memphis on New...
Via NESN.com
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice's band gets in on the Manziel-bashing fun

The Rice Owls players made sure early during Saturday's game against Texas A&M they weren't going to just hand the Aggies a victory despite the odds stacked up against them. Even when the current Heisman-winner Johnny Manziel stepped on the field in the third quarter after serving his first-half suspension, the Owls didn't back down with some autograph-related jabs...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss
HE'S BAAAAACK

Johnny Manziel makes autograph gesture

Johnny Freakin' Football just doesn't care. Is the Texas A&M quarterback signing an air autograph for a Rice Owls defender?
Via Gamedayr
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx F McWilliams-Franklin to coach at Rice

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Lynx confirmed Wednesday that veteran forward Taj McWilliams-Franklin was named an assistant women's basketball coach at Rice University. McWilliams-Franklin, who's playing in her 14th season in the WNBA, will join the Rice team when the Lynx's season ends. She has played overseas during the past 10 offseasons, but she has a home in San Antonio...
Via Fox Sports North
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Owls to host NCAA regional

The Rice Owls will welcome Arkansas, Sam Houston State and Prairie View A&M to Reckling Park this weekend for regional action in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Baseball Championship. The Owls (40-17) will open NCAA play against Prairie View (28-23) at 6:00 on Friday at Reckling Park. Arkansas (39-19) and Sam Houston (38-2-00 will meet in the opener at 1 pm on Friday. The two...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice's Bailiff stands by ill recruit

HOUSTON -- You can take your cynicism and your bitterness and your disgust at collegiate recruiting and the NCAA and wrap it in some foil and and put it in the freezer for later. It'll keep. This is a different kind of recruiting story. Five months ago, David Wilganowski's heart stopped beating in the middle of a football game he was playing for Rudder High School in Bryan...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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