12:45 AM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014

Owls lose tight end for remainder of season

Rice tight end Connor Cella will miss the rest of the season after undergoing ankle surgery, coach David Bailiff said Monday. Cella broke his ankle in the Owls’ 41-21 win at Army on Oct. 11. He missed time in preseason camp and to begin the season with a rib injury. Cole Hunt and Robby Wells […]

Former Rice standout lineman Larry Whitmire dies

Former All-Southwest Conference lineman Larry Whitmire, a tri-captain on the 1957 Rice football team that upset top-ranked Texas A&M, passed away Thursday in Houston, the school announced Saturday. Whitmire was a three-year starter on the Owls line, earning All-SWC first-team honors as a senior. He joined King Hill and Matt Gorges as captains in 1957 […]

Tommy Lewis, the man who made Cotton Bowl tackle from bench, dies

Former Rice football star Dick Maegle had fond memories Monday of the man who joined him in college football lore more than 60 years ago via the famous “bench tackle” play – Tommy Lewis, a former Alabama player who died Sunday in Huntsville, Ala., at age 83. Maegle was en route to a 95-yard touchdown […]

Gameday Central: Rice travels to face Army

The Owls (2-3) seek their third straight victory as they take on the Black Knights (2-3) in West Point, NY. Get updates from the game here.

Gameday Central: Rice hosts Hawaii in non-conference matchup

The Owls (1-3) look for their second straight win as they take on the Warriors. Get updates from the game here.

This week: Rice vs. Hawaii

Rice plays Hawaii in a non-conference game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Rice Stadium.

Holly Hargreaves scores four goals in Rice’s 6-0 win

Holly Hargreaves scored a school record four goals Sunday to lead Rice to a 6-0 victory over Louisiana Tech at Holloway Field. Hargreaves had three goals in the first half and added the record-breaking goal in the 68th minute. The junior has 25 career goals, also a school record. Rice (6-1-2) has won or tied […]

Rice welcomes back two key starters from injury

Rice will welcome back two key players Saturday. Wide receiver Jordan Taylor, who has been out since early August with a sprained foot, and defensive tackle Christian Covington have been cleared to play against Southern Miss. Covington missed one game after suffering a knee injury against Texas A&M. Free safety Julius White (shoulder) will be […]

Driphus Jackson’s dislocated shoulder was both ‘inspirational’ and ‘disgusting’ for Rice

After Rice quarterback Driphus Jackson suffered a dislocated left (non-throwing) shoulder in the first quarter against Old Dominion, he was immediately taken to a trainer’s table on the sideline. That’s where sophomore receiver Zach Wright saw more than he would like as the medical staff popped Jackson’s shoulder into place. “One of the most disgusting […]