2007 Rice Owls football team

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2007 Rice Owls football
Rice University Athletic Mark.svg
Conference Conference USA West
2007 record 3–9 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coach David Bailiff
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
UCF x   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         8 5  
Memphis   6 2         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   3 5         3 9  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
West
Tulsa xy   6 2         10 4  
Houston x   6 2         8 5  
Tulane   3 5         4 8  
Rice   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   2 6         4 8  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: UCF 44, Tulsa 25
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. The Owls, led by 1st year head coach David Bailiff, played their home games at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. Rice finished the season 3–9 and 3–5 in CUSA play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 PM Nicholls State* Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 14–16   11,859
September 8 6:00 PM at Baylor* Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 17–42   29,107
September 15 2:00 PM Texas Tech* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX FSSW L 24–59   21,543
September 22 6:00 PM at #7 Texas* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX FSN L 14–58   84,571
October 3 7:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS ESPN2 W 31–29   25,656
October 13 2:30 PM at Houston Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) CSTV L 48–56   26,514
October 20 2:00 PM Memphis Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 35–38   11,122
October 27 3:30 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV CSTV L 21–34   31,768
November 3 2:00 PM UTEPdagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 56–48   12,313
November 10 2:00 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) W 43–42   13,902
November 17 2:00 PM Tulane Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 31–45   11,539
November 24 2:00 PM Tulsa Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 43–48   11,742
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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