Rice Scout Team Running Backs Gets First Career Carry; Becomes Shortest Player in FBS

The Rice Owls do not get mentioned very often for their football acumen. Folks just don't think of them when it comes to football when there are so many other, bigger programs in the state of Texas. They will make it into the news after Saturday's 45-10 spanking of UTEP though. Why? Because they officially have the shortest player in the FBS. Late in the game the Owls decided...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice's 4-foot-9 RB debuts vs. UTEP

College football's smallest player got the biggest carry of his career on Saturday afternoon. Jayson Carter, a 4-foot-9, 135-pound walk-on running back at Rice saw his three years of hard work with the Owls' scouting team pay off as he made his collegiate debut against UTEP, late in the fourth quarter. "That young man is here ever day busting his tail on the scout team. He deserves...
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