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Liberty Bowl Preview and Prediction: Rice vs. Mississippi State

By Braden Gall, 11 months 3 days ago
Rice is playing in back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 1960-61. Mississippi State is playing in its fourth consecutive bowl game for the first time in school history.Needless to say, this is a bigger game for both teams than the average postseason bowl matchup. Dan Mullen has to win to avoid State's first losing season since 2009, and Rice would reach 11 wins for the first...

Liberty Bowl action pits Owls against Bulldogs

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 5 days ago
Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The 10-win Rice Owls take on the SEC's Mississippi State Bulldogs in the 55th Liberty Bowl.Rice (10-3, 7-1 C-USA) has reeled off four straight wins and earned a spot in this game by thrashing Marshall in the Conference USA Championship Game, 41-24. The Owls, who beat Air Force in last season's Armed Forces Bowl (33-14), are playing in consecutive bowl games for...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- AutoZone Liberty Bowl

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 6 days ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- AutoZone Liberty Bowl Rice Owls:== Aug 31 - L at Texas A...

Rice (10-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 6 days ago
GAME NOTES: The 10-win Rice Owls take on the SEC's Mississippi State Bulldogs in the 55th Liberty Bowl.Rice (10-3, 7-1 C-USA) has reeled off four straight wins and earned a spot in this game by thrashing Marshall in the Conference USA Championship Game, 41-24. The Owls, who beat Air Force in last season's Armed Forces Bowl (33-14), are playing in consecutive bowl games for the first time since...

Rice-Mississippi St. Preview

By Evan Buhler, 11 months 1 week ago
After winning its first outright conference title in 56 years, Rice will try for an unprecedented feat in what could prove to be an unfriendly Liberty Bowl.

Arizona St.-Texas Tech Preview

By Evan Buhler, 11 months 1 week ago
Arizona State saw its regular season end in sour fashion with a loss in the Pac-12 title game. However, the Sun Devils can still claim an 11th victory for just the sixth time in program history.

Kupp hauls in 2013 Jerry Rice Award

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 2 weeks ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jerry Rice has reason to take a liking to Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp.But the legendary Hall of Fame receiver may have to realize Kupp could soar past the prodigious statistics that he produced in college.On Monday, Kupp became the third recipient of the Jerry Rice Award, which honors the FCS national freshman of the year. Rice was on hand...

Disparity in graduation rates for bowl-bound teams

By Evan Buhler, 11 months 3 weeks ago
A study of this year's bowl-bound schools reveals they are graduating white players at a significantly higher percentage than African-American players.

Recap: Rice vs. Marshall

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 3 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Charles Ross ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns to help lift the Rice Owls to their first-ever Conference USA Championship, as they notched a 41-24 win over Marshall at Rice Stadium.It marked the first time clinching an outright conference title since 1957 for the Owls (10-3), who have won nine of their last 10 games and earned a bid to the AutoZone Liberty...

Kansas hires Rice's John Reagan to run offense

By Evan Buhler, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Rice won the Conference USA title Saturday. Then it lost its offensive coordinator.