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  1. 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Three Keys, and Wild UTEP PredictionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Miner Rush

    What is going to take for UTEP to grab its first bowl win since the late 1960's, I try to break down the 2014 New Mexico Bowl keys for the Miners. Head Coach Sean Kugler was quoted as saying this is the best defense the Miners will face all year.

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  2. Fresno State football: Offensive line prepares for twists and turns in Hawaii BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno State got deep into its Hawaii Bowl prep on Tuesday and a focal point was protections against a Rice defense that does a lot of twisting up front and is first in Conference USA and tied for 17th in the bowl subdivision with 2.94 sacks per game. Zach Patt, who plays the left end, has accounted for 8 sacks and 9 tackles for loss.

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  3. Hawaii Bowl Q&A: Talking Rice Owls Football with Underdog DynastyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Mountain West Connection

    The Owls couldn't defend the Conference USA title, but a holiday trip to Honolulu is a fine consolation prize. Adam Rosenfield of Underdog Dynasty was kind enough to provide insight into what Bulldogs fans can expect from Rice.

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  4. Oprah network to air Michael Sam documentaryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Missourian

    The documentary titled "Michael Sam" will air at 8 p.m. Dec. 27. It will be followed at 9:30 p.m. by an hour-long interview with Sam conducted by Winfrey. Dallas Cowboys punter Chris Jones, No.

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  5. Rice DE Brian Nordstrom tabbed All-Conference USA first teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Houston Chronicle

    Nordstrom had a breakout season with a league-best 18.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks for the Owls, who play Fresno State in the Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. Rice had three players named to the second team: wide receiver Jordan Taylor, left guard Nico Carlson and cornerback Bryce Callahan.

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  6. Vance McDonald becomes second tight end to go on injured reserveRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tight end Vance McDonald was placed on season-ending injured reserve because of a back injury that he said "gradually" worsened over the past couple weeks. McDonald did not play in the past three games.

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  7. Hawai'i BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | ESPN

    FRESNO STATE BULLDOGS vs. RICE OWLS DEC. 24, 8 P.M. ET, HONOLULU, ALOHA STADIUM FRESNO STATE BREAKDOWN Season highlights: Sitting at 3-6, Fresno State strung together three solid wins at the end of the season to 1) become bowl-eligible and 2) win the Western Division and advance to the Mountain West Conference championship game.

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  8. College Preview: Week 14Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Texasfootball.com

    No. 7 Baylor vs. Texas Tech , 2:30 p.m. at Arlington's AT&T Stadium Two Texas teams, two drastically different season trajectories. Baylor is more-or-less where it hoped it'd be before the season: in the College Football Playoff hunt, with a fair chance of cracking the top four if the Bears win out.

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  9. Rice misses out on C-USA title game after 76-31 thrashingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Houston Chronicle

    Louisiana Tech scored 42 unanswered points to crush the Owls 76-31 and clinch the C-USA West division on Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Cody Sokol threw for 387 yards and four touchdowns as the Bulldogs handed the Owls their most lopsided loss since a 73-14 defeat to Houston to end the 2009 season.

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  10. Tech leads Rice 28-17 at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The News-Star

    Tech leads Rice 28-17 at halftime Tech leads Rice 28-17 at halftime Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1xWRtvs Louisiana Tech defensive back Kentrell Brice and the Bulldog defense have limited Rice to 182 yards of total offense in the first half of the Conference USA match up at Joe Aillet Stadium. Louisiana Tech leads Rice 28-17 at halftime of the Conference USA contest that will decide the West Division champion.

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  11. College Preview: Week 14Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Texasfootball.com

    No. 7 Baylor vs. Texas Tech , 2:30 p.m. at Arlington's AT&T Stadium Two Texas teams, two drastically different season trajectories. Baylor is more-or-less where it hoped it'd be before the season: in the College Football Playoff hunt, with a fair chance of cracking the top four if the Bears win out.

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  12. Mom: Missing OSU player texted about concussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Daily Record

    The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared. A missing-person report filed with Columbus police Wednesday evening says defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge told his mother he was sorry if he was an embarrassment but concussions had his head messed up.

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  13. Dirty Dozen: TCU maintains slim lead over Baylor for top spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | MySanAntonio.com

    The Horned Frogs took the week off as they prepare for their biggest game of the season at Austin. Gary Patterson's team will be in the national spotlight and desperately need to make the most of its opportunity against the Longhorns.

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  14. Rice pulls away from UTEP 31-13Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13. Rice pulls away from UTEP 31-13 Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status on Friday night, beating UTEP 31-13.

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  15. UTEP football: Rice shuts down Miners 31-13, watch highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | El Paso Times

    HOUSTON >> UTEP didn't lose 31-13 to Rice on Friday night because they were in the city of Houston. UTEP played well in spurts, they flirted with digging themselves out of a two-touchdown hole, they showed toughness, but ultimately they couldn't establish a run game and they struggled to defend four Rice deep balls that went for big gains.

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  16. UTEP Outmatched in 31-13 Loss at RiceRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Miner Rush

    Despite the score being close well into the fourth quarter, Rice seemed to have this one in hand most of the second half and walked away with a decisive 31-13 win. Driphus Jackson completed just 10 passes on the night, but averaged nearly 23 yards per completion, passing for 227 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the 31-13 win Friday night in Houston.

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  17. Senior WR Mario Hull comes up huge as Rice pulls away from UTEPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Houston Chronicle

    Rice Owls wide receiver Dennis Parks catches a pass near the end zone during the first half of a college NCAA football game at Rice Stadium, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Houston. Rice Owls wide receiver Dennis Parks flashes an owl sign after he caught a pass near the end zone during the first half of a college NCAA football game at Rice Stadium, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Houston.

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  18. Opponent Preview: The Owls of RiceRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Miner Rush

    UTEP is set to face the Rice Owls in a matchup of 6-4 teams. The battle for second place in C-USA West division is up for grabs.

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  19. UTEP at Rice: Three Keys and a Wild PredictionRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Miner Rush

    This current UTEP football team has broke a few UTEP football curses of the past, can they snap another one tomorrow? UTEP heads southeast to take on a task that has haunted Miner football teams for the past nine years: winning in the city of Houston and county of Harris. This task on Friday won't be any easier with a Rice team who has won six out of their last seven, and is the only team that can force a tie-breaker in the C-USA west with current one game leader LA Tech.

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  20. Five things UNT fans should know about Florida InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Florida International running back Napoleon Maxwell, top, is tackled by Middle Tennessee's Khiry Burke last week in FIU's 38-28 win in Miami. UNT will face the Golden Panthers on Saturday.

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