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December 17, 2014

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C-USA Football:
UAB's decision could mean 13-team league (The Virginian-Pilot)

College Football Attendance:
Home crowds drop to lowest in 14 years (CBS Sports)

December 16, 2014

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Rice Football:
Engineers take Fighting Owls spirit to Hawaii (Rice News)
Talking Owls Football with Underdog Dynasty (SB Nation)

UH Football:
UH to hire Tom Herman as next head coach (Houston Chronicle)

Andrew Luck:
The NFL's Most Perplexing Trash Talker (Wall Street Journal)

December 14, 2014

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College Football:
TV Ratings (Sports Media Watch)

December 12, 2014

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Henry Nelson Armstrong '48:
Tonight at 6:30 pm, a plaque in honor of former Robert E Lee High School principal Henry Nelson Armstrong will be unveiled as the Robert E Lee High School Auditorium is named for him in a ceremony.  Click here for the Goose Creek CISD release. 

After military service in WWII, he returned to graduate from Rice in 1948.  He lettered in football in 1942, 1946 and 1947 and played on the winning Orange Bowl team in 1947.  His late brother George graduated from Rice in 1943 where he was a one-year football letterman (1942).

Henry Nelson Armstrong passed away in 2005.  Click here for the obituary.

December 10, 2014

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Rice Football:
13 Owls Honored by C-USA Coaches (Rice Owls)

December 9, 2014

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Rice Football:
Stanford, Rice, Notre Dame and Air Force Are Academic Final Four (Bloomberg)

UH Football:
Now pressure is on Rhoades to live up to UH's new, higher standard (Chronicle) 

UAB Football:
UAB's Decision to Eliminate Football Is One Others Have Faced (New York Times)

December 8, 2014

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Rice Football:
On Christmas Eve (Wednesday, December 24), Rice (7-5) will play Fresno State (6-7) in the Hawaii Bowl in Honolulu.  The game will be televised nationally on ESPN at 7 pm CST. 

Historic Third Consecutive Bowl Berth Sends Owls to Hawaii (Rice Owls)
Owls accept bid to Hawaii Bowl (The Rice Thresher)
C-USA Bowl Lineup Set (C-USA)
Rice's historic third straight bowl game will be in Hawaii (Houston Chronicle)
Hawaii Bowl Early Preview (ESPN)

 

December 6, 2014

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Rice Football:
Ian Gray Birthday TD (YouTube)

David Beatty:
Kansas Hires David Beatty as Head Football Coach (KU Athletics)

UAB Football:
Closing Time (FiveThirtyEight Sports)

December 5, 2014

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Rice Football:
Nordstrom Named Academic All-American (Rice Owls)
Owls Place Three on C-USA Football Academic Squad (Rice Owls)

Homer Rice:
Homer Rice will receive the 2014 Spirit of Giving Award at the AFCA Awards Luncheon on January 14 in Louisville.  The award “was created to honor AFCA members who have volunteered and donated their time to help serve the Association and the American Football Coaches Foundation”.  Read more.

December 4, 2014

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Rice Football:
Bowl destination difficult to predict (The Rice Thresher)

College Football:
Playoff Update (Nate Silver)
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