2010 Rice Owls football team

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2010 Rice Owls football
Rice University Athletic Mark.svg
Conference Conference USA West
2010 record 4–8 (3–5 CUSA)
Head coach David Bailiff
Offensive coordinator David Beaty
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#21 UCF x   7 1         11 3  
East Carolina   5 3         6 7  
Southern Miss   5 3         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         4 8  
Memphis   0 8         1 11  
West
SMU xy   6 2         7 7  
#24 Tulsa x   6 2         10 3  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         6 7  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: UCF 17, SMU 7
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2010 college football season. The Owls, led by fourth-year head coach David Bailiff, are members of Conference USA in the West Division and played their home games at Rice Stadium. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in C-USA play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 2:30 PM vs. #5 Texas* Reliant StadiumHouston, Texas ESPN L 17–34   70,445
September 11 6:00 PM at North Texas* Fouts FieldDenton, TX W 32–31   23,743
September 18 6:00 PM Northwestern* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 13–30   15,562
September 25 7:00 PM Baylor* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CBSCS L 13–30   23,395
October 2 6:00 PM SMU Rice Stadium • Houston, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 31–42   14,981
October 9 8:05 PM at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX L 24–44   28,955
October 16 2:30 PM Houstondagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) CSS W 34–31   26,342
October 23 2:30 PM at UCF Bright House Networks StadiumOrlando, FL BHSN L 14–41   38,151
November 6 1:00 PM at Tulsa Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK L 27–64   19,036
November 13 2:30 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 49–54   16,698
November 20 12:00 PM East Carolina Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 62–38   15,262
November 27 2:30 PM UAB Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CSS W 28–23   13,007
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time Zone.

NFL Draft[edit]

7th Round, 254th Overall Pick (last pick also known as Mr. Irrelevant) by the Houston Texans—Sr. DE Cheta Ozougwu

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