2009 Rice Owls football team

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2009 Rice Owls football
Rice University Athletic Mark.svg
Conference Conference USA West
2009 record 2–10 (2–6 C-USA)
Head coach David Bailiff
Offensive coordinator Ed Zaunbrecher
Defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach/Craig Naivar
Home stadium Rice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
East Carolina x$   7 1         9 5  
UCF   6 2         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         7 6  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston xy   6 2         10 4  
SMU x   6 2         8 5  
Tulsa   3 5         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         4 8  
Rice   2 6         2 10  
Tulane   1 7         3 9  
Championship: East Carolina 38, #18 Houston 32
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. The Owls, led by 3rd year head coach David Bailiff, played their home games at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. Rice finished the season 2–10 and 2–6 in CUSA play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 3:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL CSS L 24–44   14,316[1]
September 12 6:00 PM at Texas Tech* Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX L 10–55   48,124[2]
September 19 6:00 PM at #16 Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK L 24–41   51,803[3]
September 26 7:00 PM Vanderbilt* Rice StadiumHouston, TX CSS L 17–36   19,753[4]
October 3 6:30 PM Tulsa Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CBSCS L 10–27   11,420[5]
October 10 2:30 PM Navy* Rice Stadium • Houston, TX CBSCS L 14–63   15,096[6]
October 17 2:30 PM at East Carolina Dowdy-Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC L 13–49   43,023[7]
October 24 2:30 PM UCF Rice Stadium • Houston, TX L 7–49   10,196[8]
November 7 2:00 PM at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 28–31   15,475[9]
November 14 2:30 PM Tulanedagger Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 28–20   14,728[10]
November 21 2:30 PM UTEP Rice Stadium • Houston, TX W 30–29   10,116[11]
November 28 7:00 PM at #20 Houston Robertson Stadium • Houston, TX (Bayou Bucket Classic) CSS L 14–73   28,243[12]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rice Owls vs. UAB Blazers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on February 19, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Rice Owls vs. East Carolina Pirates Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  8. ^ "UCF Knights vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 3, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  11. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Houston Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010.