2011 Rice Owls football team

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2011 Rice Owls football
Rice University Athletic Mark.svg
Conference Conference USA West
2011 record 4–8 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coach David Bailiff (5th year)
Offensive coordinator John Reagan
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#20 Southern Miss x   6 2         12 2  
Marshall   5 3         7 6  
East Carolina   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         3 9  
UCF   3 5         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West
#18 Houston x   8 0         13 1  
Tulsa   7 1         8 5  
SMU   5 3         8 5  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   2 6         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Owls were led by fifth-year head coach David Bailiff and played their home games at Rice Stadium. They are a member of the West Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in C-USA play to finish in fourth place in the West Division.

Schedule[edit]

[1][2]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM at #24 Texas* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX LHN L 9–34   101,624
September 10 2:30 PM Purdue* Rice StadiumHouston, TX CBSSN W 24–22   25,317
September 24 6:00 PM at #19 Baylor* Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX FSN L 31–56   40,088
October 1 6:30 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CSS L 24–48   28,656
October 8 11:30 AM Memphis Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CSS W 28–6   14,179
October 15 2:00 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV L 20–24   27,504
October 22 6:00 PM Tulsa Rice Stadium • Houston, TX FSN L 20–38   17,314
October 27 7:00 PM at #18 Houston Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) FSN L 34–73   32,112
November 5 2:30 PM UTEPdagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX FSN W 41–37   14,372[3]
November 12 11:00 AM at Northwestern* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL BTN L 6–28   26,886[4]
November 19 2:30 PM Tulane Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 19–7   15,461
November 26 11:00 AM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX (Mayor's Cup) FSN L 24–27   23,326
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rice Owls Schedule – 2011, ESPN, retrieved 25 July 2011
  2. ^ NCAA Football TV Listings, NCAAFootball.com, retrieved July 29, 2011
  3. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. November 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Northwestern Wildcats Box Score". ESPN.com. November 12, 2011.