Rice Owls season preview

David Bailiff might as well be the most underrated head coach in College Football. The head coach of Rice has quietly turned the Owls into one solid football program. When he took over Rice in 2007, the Owls had only one bowl game appearance since 1961. Seven years later, here we are and Rice has made a bowl game in each of the last two years. Oh and they are the reigning Conference...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rice Linebacker Nick Elder Comes to Johnny Manziel's Defense

Johnny Manziel had to wait a half to make his debut for the 2013 college football season, but once he got on the field he wasted little time putting his own stamp on the game. If you listen to the commentators and most of the media you'd think that he acted like a spoiled brat having a temper tantrum on national television. I'll admit--I wondered what the heck he was...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice linebacker making most of Manziel 'autograph' play

Maybe Johnny Manziel could learn a thing or two about self-promotion from Rice linebacker Nick Elder. It was Elder who Manziel gave the autograph motion to during Saturday's 52-31 Texas A&M win. And while Aggie head coach Kevin Sumlin said after the game he didn't see the third-quarter incident, Elder is making sure everyone knows he was involved. Elder took to Twitter...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice Linebacker Defends Johnny Manziel’s “Signature” Moment On Twitter

Johnny Manziel’s return to the football field was a breath of fresh air for college football fans – for a few minutes. Manziel immediately stirred up controversy by making a fake signature gesture towards one of Rice’s players – Nick Elder. But if you ask Elder, there was no controversy – they’re actually friends. Elder took to Twitter to defend Manziel. @espn I was...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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