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Rice lost to North Texas to fall to 5-7, but here’s how bowl eligibility remains in play

The Owls’ academic success could be the deciding factor in ending a long bowl drought.

UTSA steamrolls Rice 41-7 to send C-USA title game to Alamodome

UTSA quickly disposes of Rice to win its eighth straight contests and push the Owls to the brink of bowl eligibility.

What went wrong: Rice misses first chance at bowl eligibility in 45-10 loss at WKU

Six turnovers, a starting QB injury, and a shaky performance from the pass defense contribute to Rice’s most lopsided C-USA loss of 2022.

2022 Week 11 Preview: Rice Owls @ WKU Hilltoppers

Here’s a breakdown of two C-USA teams with winning records, oh, and Big Red is on a helmet.

Rozner’s clutch touchdown reception lifts Rice past UTEP, 37-30

Rice moves to one win away from bowl eligibility after downing the Miners on Thursday night.

2022 Week 10 Preview: UTEP Miners @ Rice Owls

Thursday night will be a very impactful one for two Texas-based C-USA teams vying for bowl eligibility.

Charlotte 49ers v Rice Owls: Preview, Betting Info, Prediction, How To Watch Radio

Charlotte looks to end their 4 game skid against the 4-3 Owls

McCaffrey and the Owls edge Louisiana Tech 42-41 in overtime thriller

The Owls re-establish themselves as C-USA contenders after emerging on top in shootout fashion.

2022 Week 8 Preview: Rice Owls @ Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

Rice and Louisiana Tech both hope to shake off Week 7 losses in their final C-USA meeting in Ruston.

Rice offense faces shutout in final three quarters in 17-14 Owl battle at FAU

Rice fails to preserve early 14-0 lead as passing offense struggles to build on an explosive start.

2022 Week 7 Preview: Rice Owls @ Florida Atlantic Owls

There are plenty of reasons to give a hoot about the Owls vs. Owls C-USA matchup in six years.

Rice proves its mettle by knocking off UAB, the ‘standard’ of the C-USA, 28-24

The Owls start 3-0 at home to clinch their best start through five games since 2013.

2022 Week 5 Preview: UAB Blazers @ Rice Owls

Rice stunned UAB in Birmingham last year. Will the Blazers return the favor or can the Owls prove their status as C-USA contenders?

Houston 34, Rice 27: Takeaways from a wild Bayou Bucket finish

The Cougars’ "Sack Ave." defensive line proves to live up to its name, and other observations from the rivalry game.

Clutch defensive playmaking wins Houston a back-and-forth Bayou Bucket battle over Rice, 34-27

D’Anthony Jones’ strip sack in the final minutes proves to be the difference between the cross-town rivals.

2022 Bayou Bucket Preview: Rice Owls @ Houston Cougars

The two closest FBS campuses compete for the Bayou Bucket, which has been Houston’s property since 2011.

Rice defense steps up, ends Louisiana’s 15-game win streak in 33-21 fashion

Owls hold Ragin’ Cajuns to 175 yards while TJ McMahon delivers 303 yards and three touchdown dimes.

2022 Week 3 Preview: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns @ Rice Owls

The nation’s longest win streak of 15 tests its mettle under the lights in Houston, TX.

Rice unveils new ‘Artemis 1’ space-themed uniforms for Week 2

60 years after President John F. Kennedy’s famous speech at Rice Stadium, the Owls choose to go to the moon.

Trio of pick-sixes hampers Rice in 66-14 defeat as Lincoln Riley makes debut at USC

Owls were blanked 35-0 in the second half after onslaught of pick-sixes changed the tide of the game.

2022 Week 1 Preview: Rice Owls @ USC Trojans

Rice flies across to the west coast as the first program to experience the Lincoln Riley hype train in Los Angeles.

2022 Rice Owls Football Season Preview: Defense and Special Teams

Starting from a fresh and healthy slate, Rice’s veteran defense looks to mirror its 2020 numbers opposed to the ones posted last season.

2022 Rice Owls Football Season Preview: Offense

Adding a degree of explosiveness is Rice’s main offensive focus for 2022.

Luke McCaffrey Thriving in Transition From Quarterback to Wide Receiver

Months after converting from his lifelong QB status, McCaffrey already demonstrates star potential in Rice’s receiver room.

Examining three candidates which could take a UTEP-like leap in 2022

UTEP showed it can be done in the snap of a finger. So which team breaks out of the cellar and into bowl eligibility in 2022?

Rice wraps up 2021 season with 35-31 comeback victory over Louisiana Tech

McMahon’s late touchdown, Taylor’s interception help Owls secure their best finish since 2015.

2021 Week 13 Preview: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs @ Rice Owls

The Owls and Bulldogs experienced similar seasons, but one program will send the seniors out on a high note.

2021 Week 12 Preview: Rice Owls @ UTEP Miners

Rice and UTEP meet in West Texas, where both programs hope to shed their losing streak.

Rice misses out on bowl eligibility for 7th straight season

The Owls won’t be playing for a trophy in December, but growth and progress in their final two games could go a long way.

Western Kentucky Secure Bowl Eligibility With Win Over Rice

The Tops are 6-4 after running away from Rice in Houston

Rice Owls vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers: How To Watch, Preview, Prediction

The Tops and Owls meet for just the third time ever.

Charlotte steals a stunner over Rice, 31-24 in OT

Fueled by a late push and a sold out crowd, Charlotte moves within one win of bowl eligibility after knocking off the Rice Owls at home