2013 Rice Owls football team

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2013 Rice Owls football
Rice University Athletic Mark.svg
C-USA Champions
C-USA West Division Champions
Conference Conference USA
West Division
2013 record 10–4 (7–1 C-USA)
Head coach David Bailiff (7th year)
Offensive coordinator John Reagan
Defensive coordinator Chris Thurmond
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
Marshall x   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         10 3  
Middle Tennessee   6 2         8 5  
Florida Atlantic   4 4         6 6  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
Southern Miss   1 7         1 11  
FIU   1 7         1 11  
Western Division
Rice x   7 1         10 4  
UTSA   6 2         7 5  
North Texas   6 2         9 4  
Tulane   5 3         7 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
Tulsa   2 6         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Rice 41, Marshall 24
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by seventh-year head coach David Bailiff and played its home games at Rice Stadium. The team was a member of the West Division of Conference USA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 12:00 PM at #7 Texas A&M* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX ESPN L 31–52   86,686
September 14 6:30 PM Kansas* Rice StadiumHouston, TX CBSSN W 23–14   22,974
September 21 2:00 PM vs. Houston* Reliant Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) FSN L 26–31   34,831
September 28 6:00 PM Florida Atlantic Rice Stadium • Houston, TX FCS W 18–14   14,380
October 5 2:30 PM at Tulsa Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK CBSSN W 30–27 OT  20,014
October 12 3:00 PM at UTSA AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX TWCSC W 27–21   25,272
October 19 7:00 PM at New Mexico State* Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM CSNH+ W 45–19   16,164
October 26 2:30 PM UTEP Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CSS W 45–7   15,355
October 31 6:30 PM at North Texas Apogee StadiumDenton, TX FS1 L 16–28   22,835
November 16 6:00 PM Louisiana Tech Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CBSSN W 52–14   19,707
November 21 6:30 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL FS1 W 37–34 OT  5,831
November 30 2:00 PM Tulane Rice Stadium • Houston, TX FCS W 17–13   20,048
December 7 11:00 AM Marshall Rice Stadium • Houston, TX (C-USA Championship) ESPN2 W 41–24   20,247
December 31 3:00 PM vs. Mississippi State* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 7–44   57,846
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game notes[edit]

Texas A&M[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rice 14 7 0 10 31
#7 Texas A&M 7 21 10 14 52


Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV NR 
Coaches' NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV NR 
Harris Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Rice Owls Football Schedule". FBS Schedules. Retrieved February 1, 2013.