2007 Rice Owls football team

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2007 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2007 record3–9 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachDavid Bailiff (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorTom Herman (1st season)
Home stadiumRice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
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 Division
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]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMNicholls State*L 14–1611,859
September 86:00 PMat Baylor*L 17–4229,107
September 152:00 PMTexas Tech*
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
FSSWL 24–5921,543
September 226:00 PMat No. 7 Texas*FSNL 14–5884,571
October 37:00 PMat Southern MissESPN2W 31–2925,656
October 132:30 PMat HoustonCSTVL 48–5626,514
October 202:00 PMMemphis
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 35–3811,122
October 273:30 PMat MarshallCSTVL 21–3431,768
November 32:00 PMUTEPdagger
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 56–4812,313
November 102:00 PMat SMUW 43–4213,902
November 172:00 PMTulane
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 31–4511,539
November 242:00 PMTulsa
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
L 43–4811,742
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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