1:27 PM EDT, Wed October 07, 2015

Florida Atlantic coach discusses challenges his team will face against Rice

In Week 6, the Rice football team (2-3, 1-1) heads to Boca Raton, Fla., to take on conference opponent Florida Atlantic (1-3, 1-0).

Rice’s freshman Preston Gordon impressive on the defensive line

On Monday during his weekly press conference, Rice football coach David Bailiff gave high praise to redshirt freshman defensive tackle Preston Gordon for being "very active up front and highly disruptive."

Despite setback, Rice still aiming to reach some preseason goals

Some of Rice's preseason goals are unreachable, but the Owls still have their sights set on some of the goals.

Rice plans to cut down on mistakes by simplifying things

After Saturday’s 49-10 loss to Western Kentucky, Rice football coach David Bailiff said he thought he needed to simplify the game plan.

Rice coach David Bailiff has kind words for the Astros

Rice football coach David Bailiff kicked off his Monday press conference by congratulating the Houston Astros on making it to the postseason.

Another bowl possibility arises for Conference USA teams

The inaugural NOVA Home Loan Arizona Bowl likely will feature a Conference USA team.

Breaking down Rice vs. Western Kentucky defenses

The Rice football team’s biggest question mark heading into this season was how the Owls’ defense would perform, especially with the early exits of defensive tackle Christian Covington and defensive end Brian Nordstrom and the graduation of five players in the secondary.

Rice baseball gets first look at 2016 schedule

It may only be five weeks into football season, but the Rice baseball team announced its 2016 schedule on Tuesday. The Owls open the season on Feb. 19 with a three-game home series against Pac-12 power Arizona. (The Wildcats were recently named the All-Time Elite program by D1 Baseball.) Rice then hosts Dallas Baptist on

Scouting report: Rice set to host Western Kentucky

Going into Week 5, Rice football fans will hear a lot about Western Kentucky football’s explosive offense. The Owls host WKU on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Hilltoppers quarterback Brandon Doughty is on the list of all major national awards for quarterbacks. Doughty has thrown for at least 400 yards in five of his last

Pre-game report from Rice/Baylor

Here are a few thoughts before today's Baylor-Rice game in Waco.

Jesse Palmer impressed by Driphus Jackson on and off the field

Former University of Florida and NFL quarterback Jesse Palmer, who is now a college football analyst, serves on the selection committee for the honor. Palmer spoke with the Chronicle about Jackson’s selection, his performance so far this season and the Owls' matchup against No. 5 Baylor on Saturday.

Receiver Cameron Decell gives Rice a leg up on kickoffs

Wide receiver gains notoriety for his booming kickoff skills.

Rice, UH punters are semifinalists for Campbell Trophy

Award goes to "absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation."

Derek Brown, Brian Womac step up for Rice

While seniors Stuart Mouchantaf and Ross Winship anchor the inside of the Rice football team’s defensive line, redshirt junior Derek Brown and redshirt sophomore Brian Womac are creating pressure on quarterbacks from the edges.

Rice gets plenty of players involved on offense

Baylor has had a high-powered offense the past few years, and Rice fans can expect to see some of that on Saturday when the Owls head to Waco to play the No. 5 Bears. But the Rice offense had some kick as well last weekend when quarterback Driphus Jackson had a game in which his