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2007 Edition

02sammybarrowtn.jpg (13413 bytes)Tired of wading through all the pro sports coverage in the local sports sections hunting  for Rice football news?   Well, here, the tables are turned.  Absolutely no pro sports stories in THIS sports section--it's nothing but Rice football news, with  Webletter reports, plus pointers to Brian McTaggart stories in the Chronicle, other opponent-city papers, Rice SID sources and the leading commercial websites.  If it isn't of interest to Rice football fans, it's someplace else!  2005 Rice football sports pages....     2004 Rice football sports page....      2003 Rice football sports page...         Links to coverage of the Rice athletics controversy....

Rice spring '07 stories

Owl DL asked to fill variety of roles
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 20)

Bailiff adds three to Rice coaching staff
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 20)

Rice football coach fills out staff
(KHOU.com -- Feb. 20)

Two recently-departed Owls may rejoin team
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Feb. 20)

Early-bird Owls woo the best
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 14)

Stanford Bootleg's '07 graduation rate analysis
(The Bootleg -- Feb. 13)

Dilbeck takes head coaching job at Fort Smith-area high school
(Fort Smith Times-Record -- Feb. 9)

Football announces 22 new recruits
(The Rice Thresher -- Feb. 9)

Tudor:   'I felt an obligation and an opportunity'
(The Rice Thresher -- Feb. 9)

Owls' Bailiff makes up for shortened recruiting time
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 8)

Signing day tidbits, etc.
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Feb. 8)

Ex-Rice aide joins Arizona staff
(Tucson Citizen -- Feb. 8)

Statewide signees -- master list
(Dallas Morning News -- Feb. 8)

Everyone's All-American:  Joe Savery and the top-ranked Rice Owls fight for college baseball glory
(Houston Press -- Feb. 8)

Hard work pays off in form of Rice scholarship
(Denton Record-Chronicle -- Feb. 8)

League-by-league recruiting breakdown
(Orlando Sentinel -- Feb. 8)

Coach Bailiff talks to Mark and Rick on Sportsradio 610wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(KILTSportsradio.com -- Feb. 7)

Rice SID Signing Day release
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 7)

Owl Lance Byrd has eye for the football
(Madisonville Meteor -- Feb. 6)

Revitalized gym to be a 'Tudor' hardtop
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 7)
Rice basketball arena revitalization ready to roll
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 7)

Senior athletes hit web to lure coaches
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 7)
Coach Beaty on Bailiff staff:  'These guys are full of integrity'
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Feb. 6)
Beaty committed to family, athletes
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 6)

Rice's Bailiff trying to keep Flock in line
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 4)

Tide needs to put Owls on schedule
(Roll 'Bama Roll -- Feb. 1)

Chase: 'He (Major) elevated my mental game'
(Sports.OutsidetheBeltway.com -- Jan. 31)

CUSA  expected to announce team '07 schedules soon
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog>  -- Jan. 31)

Tank McNamara 'awards' former Rice coach
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 31)

Former coach at least didn't make excuses
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 30)

Debate ensues over UTEP's 4% graduation rate
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 30)

West grad named assistant at Rice
(Bucks County, PA, Courier-Times -- Jan. 26)

New Owls coach will try to fit in
(West U. Examiner -- Jan. 26)

This is not the same old story
(West U. Examiner -- Jan. 26)

Texas State coach replaces Graham
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 26)
Bailiff brings new defensive scheme
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 26)
Athletic renaissance puts Rice in vanguard
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 26)
TU strength coach returns to Rice
(KOKI Fox 23 Online -- Jan. 25)

Guess who's back?  Yancy McKnight!
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Jan. 24)

Rice coach adds three assistants to his staff
(KHOU.com -- Jan. 24)

Rice '06 postseason stories

Bailiff shouldn't have bailed
(The University Star -- Jan. 24)

Cornerback coach follows Bailiff, 3 others to Rice
(The University Star -- Jan. 24)

Replacing Bailiff no easy task
(San Marcos Daily Record -- Jan. 21)

Players' trust first goal for Bailiff
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 20)

Quotations from Chairman Bailiff
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Jan. 20)

New Rice coach says he'll stay full length of contract
(Austin American-Statesman -- Jan. 20)

Bailiff's legacy:  winning the right way
(San Antonio Express-News -- Jan. 20)

Bailiff to take over head coaching job at Rice
(Texas State University Star -- Jan. 20)

Rice has its man, and it's Bailiff
(RiceOwls.com -- Jan. 19)

David Bailiff introduced as Rice coach
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 19)

Ladies and gentlemen...David Bailiff
(Houston Chronicle  <MK's blog> -- Jan. 19)

New Rice coach wants to gain Owls' trust
(CSTV.com -- Jan. 19)

Bailiff to take over at Rice
(The Sports Network -- Jan. 19)

Berman:   It's Bailiff
(Fox26Houston -- Jan. 18)
Rice hires Bailiff as football coach
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 18)

Bailiff leaves Texas State for Rice
(San Antonio Express-News -- Jan. 18)

Texas State says coach headed to Rice
(Austin American-Statesman -- Jan. 18)

Bailiff named head coach at Rice
(Bobcatfans.com message board thread -- Jan. 18)
Rice nabs Bailiff as head coach
(Click2Houston.com -- Jan. 18)

Rice reportedly has its new coach
(ABC13.com -- Jan. 18)

Reports tab Bailiff as Rice coach
(Dallas Morning News -- Jan. 18)

Bailiff headed to Rice
(San Marcos Daily Record -- Jan. 18)

Owls ready to hire David Bailiff
(KHOU.com -- Jan. 18)

Post-Graham football still worthy of support
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)

Rice on track, despite Graham departure
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)
Graham, staff depart to mixed reactions
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)
Graham's coaching future marred by breach of trust
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)
Graham flop shows D-1 fails for Rice
(To Editor, The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)
Superdome and coaches link beleaguered Bird teams
(The Rice Thresher -- Jan. 19)

End of the search?
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Jan. 18)

Berman:   Rice interviews two more
(Fox26Houston -- Jan. 18)

Georgia Southern to hire Hatcher
(ESPNU.com -- Jan. 18)

Bailiff interviews at Rice
(San Marcos Daily Record -- Jan. 18)

Rice interviews three coaching candidates
(KHOU.com -- Jan. 18)

Stoops mum on Rice
(Tucson Citizen -- Jan. 18)

Del Conte connection means Stoops serious candidate
(Arizona Daily Star -- Jan. 18)

Stoops franchise may spread again
(Tucson Citizen -- Jan. 17)

Committee interviews three candidates Tuesday
(Fox26Houston -- Jan. 17)

UGA's Martinez spurns (sic) Rice coaching bid
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- Jan. 17)

Report Stoops a top candidate for Rice job
(KOLD13Tucson -- Jan. 17)

It's Dillard's treat as accolades come at lunch

(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 16)

Now that you've got that off your chest
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Jan. 16)

CDC says Rice won't be rushed
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 15)

He did it for all that jack
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Jan. 12)

Major meets with LSU
(News 8 Austin -- Jan. 10)

Rice extends Graham with deal that runs through 2012
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 10)

Despite rumors, no hiring of OC by Saban on Tuesday
(Birmingham News -- Jan. 10)

Rice rewards head football coach
(ABC13.com -- Jan. 9)

Rice gives Graham contract extension
(Sports Illustrated/AP -- Jan. 9)

It's official:  Todd gets contract extension
(RiceOwls.com -- Jan. 9)

Two Owl recruits already on campus for spring semester
(RiceOwls.com -- Jan. 9)

Rest easy, Rice
(FireMajorApplewhite.com -- Jan. 8)

Rice's Applewhite contacted by Alabama
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 8)

Report Boise State OC turned down Alabama job
(Alabama Fanblogs -- Jan. 8)

Saban looks to add to staff
(Huntsville, AL, Times -- Jan. 8)

Report Kragthorpe to take Louisville job
(CBS Sportsline -- Jan. 8)

Owls won't sneak up on anybody next year
(West U. Examiner -- Jan. 3)

Krueger finishes his Rice career
(The Sealy News -- Jan. 2)
Refs didn't cotton to '54 off-bench stop
(Washington Times -- Jan. 1)

Still, these were Rice people
(DanaBlankenhorn.Blogspot -- Dec. 29)

Could TG's success doom Willis?
(Houston Roundball Review -- Dec. 28)

Juist boys make bowl season twice as nice for grandma
(Clinton, IA, Herald -- Dec. 28)

Owls' football past all but forgotten
(West U. Examiner -- Dec. 27)

Bowl experience pays dividends for Trojans
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 26)

Troy wins first bowl convincingly
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 24)

That looked eerily familiar, didn't it?
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 24)
Rice defense has rude awakening against Troy
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 23)

Rice blueprint for success established
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 23)

Owls lay another egg at Superdome
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 23)

With turnover margin flipped, Rice bowled over by Troy
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 23)

Loser Troy fans bring out 'overrated' yell
(Midwesternbias.com -- Dec. 23)

Haugabook, Troy rip Rice for first bowl win
(ESPN.com -- Dec. 23)

MVP Haugabook accounts for five touchdowns in win
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec.23)

Troy defense nets five interceptions in rout of Rice
(New Orleans Times -Picayune -- Dec. 23)

Shift to marquee night worked for bowl organizers
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 23)

Great night for Sunbelt as Troy beats Rice
(Lafayette Advertiser -- Dec. 23)
All things considered, it was a terrific ride for Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 22)
Trojan defense too much as Troy tops Rice
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 22)

Clardy, King earn all-conference honors
(Mississippi Press -- Dec. 22)

Falco closes out football career with bowl game
(Scottsdale Republic -- Dec. 22)

Rice-Troy bowl game stories

Rice just a fun team to watch
(Fox Sports -- Dec. 22)

Rice-Troy a hidden gem on holiday bowl schedule
(USA Today -- Dec. 22)

Seems like only yesterday: The Rice-Ole Miss '61 Sugar Bowl
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 22)
No-nonsense general wows fans at luncheon
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 22)

'We'll use Chase as needed'
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 22)
Bowl drought ends tonight for Owls
(NE Mississippi Journal -- Dec. 22)

Trojans, Rice go on offense tonight
(Birmingham News -- Dec. 22)
Troy will try to stuff Rice wide receiver
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 22)
TG:  Former lettermen big part of Owls' future
  (Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 22)
Bowl lets city show it's able to party
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 22)
Owls pursue longest win streak since '49
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 22)
TG reportedly gets re-worked contract
(ESPN.com -- Dec. 22)

Rice, Troy square off in New Orleans
(MSNBC.com -- Dec. 22)

Rice ends post-season dry spell against Troy
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer/Sports Network -- Dec. 22)
Unknowns Troy, Rice on the rise
(Winston-Salem Journal/AP --  Dec. 22)

Rice receiving corps not a one-man show
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 21)
Football at heart of Troy ambitions
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 21)
If Clement can't go, Armstrong will be ready
(Covers.com -- Dec. 21)

Report from Thursday's bowl luncheon
(Mike Ross -- Dec. 21)

'These kids have worked so hard'
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 21)

Owls hoping to corral Troy playmakers
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 21)

Owls tour Katrina devastation
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 21)

Football is boosting Troy's image
(Houston  Chronicle -- Dec. 21)

Welch helping the cause at Rice
(Pascagoula Mississippi Press -- Dec. 21)

Long wait almost over for Owls
(West U. Examiner -- Dec. 20)

Dillard's impressive season helps Owls earn bowl bid
(ESPN.com -- Dec. 20)

Graham works quickly, gets Owls bowl-ready
(USA Today -- Dec. 20)

Rice seniors bowled over
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 20)

Graham challenged players' work ethic; made them winners
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 20)

Troy has unfinished business
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 20)
Troy offense goes as Haugabook goes
(Mobile Press-Register -- Dec. 20)

Chase cleared to play
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 19)

Rice Owls neues Powerhouse?  Nicht warscheinlich, aber Grund zum feiern
(College-football-news.de -- Dec. 19)

Cheering for Rice in Hog Heaven
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 19)

Rice-UH go bowling together for first time
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 19)

Scruggs, Smith bowled over for final game at Rice
(Austin American-Statesman -- Dec. 19)

Rice has chance to make history again
(WFAA.com  -- Dec. 19)

Dillard a player to watch this bowl season
  (Chicago Sun-Times -- Dec. 19)
Hasn't New Orleans suffered enough?  (PS--pick Troy)
(Lansing State Journal -- Dec.. 19)
Rice-UH go bowling together for first time
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 19)

Tickets! Get yer New Orleans Bowl tickets!
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 18)

Owl fans have great location in which to celebrate
(USA Today -- Dec. 18)

Entire Rice allocation of 6,800 tickets sold
(Houston Chronicle  <MK's blog>-- Dec. 18)
DeJaun keeps tabs on buddies at Lovett
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 18)

Extra Point Club dinner report
(Bob Reinhold -- Dec. 18)
Rice's resurgence takes center stage
(Baton Rouge Advocate -- Dec. 17)

Trojans looking for first bowl win
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 17)
Troy prepares to face Rice
(Mobile Press-Register -- Dec. 17)

Rolf says he'll get around to Christmas shopping eventually
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 17)

Dillard first-team All-American with ESPN
(ESPN.com -- Dec. 15)

Blakeney wants Troy to embrace bowl trip
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 15)

BCS isn't end-all, be-all -- look at Rice
(Greeley, Col., Tribune -- Dec. 15)
Shutout motivated Troy defense
(The Troy Messenger -- Dec. 14)

Wait...Rice is also a football school?
(NBCNews.com -- Dec. 14)

Patient Rice fans expect bowl victory once every 53 years
(LA Times -- Dec. 14)

The legend of the Rice Truck
(CUSABbs thread -- Dec. 13)
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Rice's Dillard named second-team All-America
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 13)

Owls to head for New Orleans Bowl flying high
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 13)
Dillard rubs elbows with nation's best
(West U Examiner -- Dec. 13)

No Division I-A team improved more than Rice
(ESPN.com -- Dec. 13)

Ken Hatfield evidently didn't leave cupboard bare
(Charleston, SC, Post & Courier -- Dec. 13)

Rice-UAB one of season's 10 fantastic finishes
(NBCSports.com -- Dec. 13)

'I would (and will) rather watch Troy take on Rice'
(Walton, Ga., Tribune -- Dec. 13)

Dodge ball will be a hit at UNT
(Dallas Morning News -- Dec. 13)

JD earns AP second-team All-American
(MSNBC.com -- Dec. 12)

Now, Graham tries to lead Rice to first bowl win since '54
(Associated Press/ATTYahooSports.com -- Dec. 12)

Q, Ruck, TG all to participate in local all-star game
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> Dec. 12)

Troy's goal:  10,000 tickets
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 12)

Graham added to coach local North-South all-star game
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 11)

Biggest league surprise was Rice
(Orlando Sentinel -- Dec. 11)

Rice in bowl game:  mediocrity rewarded
(Orange County Register -- Dec. 9  Email this columnist)
Graham and Dillard take Orlando
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 9)

Rice favored over Troy in New Orleans showdown
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 9)

A look back: Rice's bowl history
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 9)
Rice football 2006 year in review
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 9)
What to do in New Orleans
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 9)
Dillard earns Walter Camp nod
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 8)

Five Owls make Chron all-league; TG coach of year
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 8)
Top receiver award goes to GT's Johnson
(San Antonio Express-News -- Dec. 8)

Mackovic:   TG achieved more than many dreamed possible
(Palm Springs Desert Sun -- Dec. 8)

In the BCS, an eclectic electorate
(Washington Post -- Dec. 8)

Owls could run away with this game
(ProFantasySports.com -- Dec. 8)

Troy QB Haugabook excels in Sunbelt honors
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 7)

Major:  I'm not going anywhere
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 6)

Re Biletnikoff, best things come in small packages
(RealFootball365.com -- Dec. 6)
Rice coach of the year makes believers
(West U. Examiner -- Dec. 6)

Two words:  Jarett Dillard
(Sports Illustrated -- Dec. 5)
MK's final Rice football report card
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 5)

Trojans savoring first Sun Belt championship
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 5)

Trojans second bowl trip could pay off more than first
(Birmingham News -- Dec. 5)

NO Bowl banks on Trojans to bring crowd
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Dec. 4)
Troy seeks first bowl win against Rice in New Orleans
(Mobile Press-Register -- Dec. 4)

Troy, Rice finish strong to erase September woes
(Birmingham News -- Dec. 4)

Rating the bowls:  your bowl shopping guide
(South Florida Sun-Sentinel -- Dec. 4)

Trojans top Panthers, earn trip to Big Easy
(Troy Messenger -- Dec. 3)
Trojans can clinch trip to New Orleans with win
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Dec. 2)
Both Rice and UH can hold their heads high
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 1)
Bowling in the Big Easy
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 1)
All-CUSA teams:  analyzing the media vote
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Dec. 1)

Todd Graham named C-USA coach of the year
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 30)
Grad assistant Reeve part of Owls' bowl prep
(Victoria Advocate -- Nov. 30)

Season-opening win over Rice set stage for UH
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 30)

League title within Trojans' grasp
(Montgomery Advertiser -- Nov. 30)

Real students -- and now they'll go down in history
(Scripps-Howard News Service -- Nov. 30)

Beyond BCS, gems abound
(Cincinnnati Enquirer -- Nov. 30)
Rice a top '06 college football surprise
(FoxSports.com -- Nov. 30)

C-USA media select Graham Coach of the Year
(ConferenceUSA.com -- Nov. 29)

Dillard's quick ascension lets Owls fly high
(San Antonio Express-News -- Nov. 29)
Owls hope to let the good times roll
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 29)

'It's a great day for Rice'
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Nov. 29)

Owls' football past all but forgotten in wake of success
(West U. Examiner -- Nov. 29)

This Rice team a source of inspiration
(West U. Examiner -- Nov. 29)

'He’s changed all of our lives'
(West U. Examiner -- Nov. 29)
Rice is going bowling -- and it doesn't involve an alley
(Tyler Morning Telegraph -- Nov. 29)

Lenoir-Rhyne turns to Fred Goldsmith
(Charlotte Observer -- Nov. 29)

SMU players to meet after heartbreaker in Houston
(SMU Daily Campus -- Nov. 28)

Rice back from antiquity
(San Antonio Express-News -- Nov. 28)

Rice accepts invite to New Orleans Bowl
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 28)
It's official:  Owls heading to Big Easy
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 28)

Rice accepts bid to play in New Orleans Bowl
(SBC Sportsline -- Nov . 28)

New Orleans Bowl will be Rice's first in 45 years
(ESPN.com -- Nov. 28)

Rice grabs glory, heads for a bowl
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 26)

Rice has heart and bowl after 0-4 start
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 26)

Todd can take a bow
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 26)

Wait over for bowl-bound Rice
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 26)

SMU loss is a heartbreaker
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 26)

Bennett guts this one out
(Dallas Morning News/WFAA -- Nov. 26)

Rice going bowling for first time in 45 years
(Austin American-Statesman -- Nov. 26)

Rice 31, SMU 27:   History in the making
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 25)

A bowl for Rice
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 25)

SMU week

A game as big as any
(Sports Illustrated -- Nov. 23)
Rice coach has taught Owls how to win
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 23)

SMU has come back to life
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/AP -- Nov. 23)
SMU QB, receiver passing the test
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 22)

Who are these guys?   You'd better recognize
(CBS Sportline -- Nov. 22)

Sky's the limit for Rice's Dillard
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 22)
Streaking Owls eyeing first bowl bid since '61
(Jackson Clarion-Ledger -- Nov. 22)

SMU's Martin: 'We deserve to go to a bowl'
(Dallas Morning News-- Nov. 22)

SMU must pass test to go bowling
(San Jose Mercury-News -- Nov. 22)

Advantage SMU in battle for bowl
(CUSA-fans.com -- Nov. 22)

Versatile Armstrong always ready to help Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 21)
SMU, Rice meet again-- this time with bowl implications
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 21)

One win away from bowl certainty
(SMU Daily Campus -- Nov. 21)

Wounds run deep after loss
(Bonesville.net -- Nov. 21)

Report from Monday night's EPC dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Nov. 21)

Clark gets C-USA special teams POW
(Conference USA/CSTV -- Nov. 21)

Owls flying high with record-setting receiver
(KHOU-TV -- Nov. 21)

Pirates still recovering from loss
(Kinston, NC, Free Press -- Nov. 21)

Pirates still trying to shake off Rice loss
(Washington, NC, Daily News -- Nov. 21)

ECU looks to move on after crushing loss
(Myrtle Beach Sun-News -- Nov. 21)

Owls soaring to amazing new heights
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 20)

Rice loss one of most painful in Skip Holtz' career
(WWAY NewsChannel 3 -- Nov. 20)
Hope ECU fans were writing in pencil
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 20)
ECU looks to move on after crushing loss
(Tuscaloosa News -- Nov. 20)

Six may not be SMU's magic number
(Dallas Morning News -- Nov. 20)
They're called 'special teams' for a reason
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 19)
Rice tops East Carolina in final seconds
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 19)

Q tops 1,000 yards on season
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 19)

Rice scores 10 in final 3 minutes for win
(New Bern, NC, Sun-Journal -- Nov. 19)

Injury on offensive line hurts ECU
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 19)

Pirates melt down, come up short
(Raleigh News & Observer -- Nov. 19)

ECU's postseason momentum left with Fangmeier's kick
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 19)
'We could have won real easily'
(Bonesville.com -- Nov. 19)
Rice just became good friends with Southern Miss
(Hattiesburg American -- Nov. 19)

Rice tops East Carolina after ECU appears headed to win
(Houston Chronicle/AP -- Nov. 18)

Rice bowl hopes alive and kicking
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 18)

Finish sets up winner-goes-bowling clash with SMU
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 18)

Cougars (sic) connect on game-winning field goal for win
(ECUPirates.com -- Nov. 18)

Raines takes a lot from Rice early losses
(New Bern, NC, Sun-Journal -- Nov. 17)

East Carolina week

Rice sophomore in final running for Biletnikoff award
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 18)

Rice hoping for (CENSORED)
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 18)

East title in reach for ECU
(Greenville Daily Reflector --Nov. 18)

JD will make that trip to Tallahassee
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 17)

Four in row with win over Tulsa
(The Rice Thresher -- Nov. 17)

Coming home for the holidays
(The Rice Thresher -- Nov. 17)

Year of the underdog in college football
(Henry, GA, Daily Herald -- Nov. 17)

Slate riding big wave at ECU
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 17)

Rice could derail conference championship, bowl hopes
(The East Carolinian -- Nov. 16)

ECU back on the road, at Rice
(The East Carolinian -- Nov. 16)

'It's just like hitting the lottery'
(ESPN.com -- Nov. 16)

The (mis)Adventures of PeeDee the Pirate
(CUSA message board)
Owls overshadow NC State on ECU's priority list
(Bonesville.net -- Nov. 16)
ECU coach hopes theories lead to title
(Washington, NC, Daily News -- Nov. 16)
ECU's defense has become quite stingy
(Winston-Salem Journal -- Nov. 16)

Sounds like a rose-colored paint job
(Charleston, WV, Daily Mail -- Nov. 15)
Owls rely on their TD machine:  QB Clement
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 15)
Turnovers key to Ows' winning streak
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 15)
Holtz:   'This is really going to be a big game for us'
(Washington, NC, Daily News -- Nov. 15)
Statistically, Rice not that great on offense, pretty miserable on defense
(Bonesville.net -- Nov. 14)

Turnover turnaround makes difference
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 14)

Rice final conference test for Pirates
(New Bern, NC, Sun-Journal -- Nov. 14)
Pirates control own fate
(Raleigh News & Observer -- Nov. 14)
Maturation of defense yields dividends for East Carolina
(Kinston, NC, Free Press -- Nov. 14)
Holtz marvels at growth of ECU's defense
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 14)

Pirates become bowl-eligible for first time in five years
(The East Carolinian -- Novl. 14)
Monday night's Extra Point Club dinner report
(Bob Reinhold -- Nov. 13)
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(Packers.com -- Nov. 13)
What more can be said about Jarett Dillard?
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 13)
The Rice Owls' surprising run -- with a star receiver
(Austin Bay blog -- Nov. 13)

ECU stingy on the ground
(Charlotte Observer -- Nov. 13)

Pirates near C-USA East title
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 12)

ECU's seniors cherish big victory
(Kinston, NC, Free Press -- Nov. 13)

41,000-plus packs ECU stadium
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 12)

Pirates banking on old truism
(Bonesville.net -- Nov. 13)

Football all-consuming passion for ECU coaches
(Greenville Daily Reflector -- Nov. 13)
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(FoxSports.com -- Nov. 12)

Owls stun Tulsa in double OT with Clement, Dillard
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 12)

Errors cook Tulsa in home loss to Rice
(The Daily Oklahoman -- Nov. 12)

Owls take advantage of 4 turnovers in double-overtime win
(El Paso News/AP -- Nov. 12)

Hurricane makes rare giveaway
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 12)
Rice downs Tulsa in double overtime for fourth straight win
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 12)
Strange experience (Rice-Tulsa game notes)
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 12)

'That last play was stressful'
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 12)

Four in a row for Owls as Tulsa fall in 2OTs
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 11)

Owls, on Cloud 9, may be able to fly home without plane
(Rice Owls.com <MK's blog -- Nov. 11)

No  league crown for Tulsa as Rice gets 4 turnovers, win
(TulsaHurricane.com -- Nov. 11)

Tulsa week

The windy plains of Oklahoma
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 11)

Rice-Tulsa:   Hurricane 'D' faces its designer
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 11)

Another week, another must-win game
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 11)

It's strictly a business trip
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 10)
Owls down UTEP for third straight win
(The Rice Thresher -- Nov. 10)

Mustangs hope for Cougar letdown
(SMU Daily Campus -- Nov. 10)

UTEP's Palmer:  Rice was basic, Tulsa complex
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 10)

Tulsa-Oklahoma State bowl game unlikely
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 10)

Bilaye-Benibo wins academic all-district honors
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 10)

Todd Graham takes Rice to new level
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 9)

Corner plus safety equals no problemo
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 9)

Plane crash forever links ECU, Marshall
(YahooSports.com -- Nov. 9)
Plenty of teams still seeking C-USA title
(Memphis Commercial Appeal -- Nov. 8)

Ja'Corey only 'questionable' for Tulsa game
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 8)
Seniors absorb Tulsa burden
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 8)
Suspect calls allowed Coogs to edge Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 8)
SMU's easiest shot at bowl eligibility:  Rice
(SMU Daily Campus -- Nov. 8)
Kragthorpe: 'Todd and I aren't going to put any pads on'
(TulsaHurricane.com -- Nov. 7)
Owls are who Mike Price thought they were
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 7)
Kragthorpe wants team to focus
(NewsOK.com -- Nov. 7)

Hurricane to put tough loss behind them
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 7)
Owls can count on Henderson
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 7)

Tulsa makes effort, but cannot execute
(Tulsa World -- Nov. 6)

Hatfield honored in Colorado
(Fort Smith, Ark., Times-Record -- Nov. 6)
Monday EPC dinner report
(Bob Reinhold -- Nov. 6)

Kragthorpe:   Tulsa focusing only on Rice
(KOTV.com -- Nov. 6)

Owls put wishbone in the past
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 6)

Miners now in danger of missing out on bowl
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 6)

UH outplays Tulsa; Tulsa fans outclass UH faithful
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 6)

College athletes get new pitch: check out our tutoring center
(New York Times -- Nov. 5)
Rice holds on to beat UTEP
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 5)

Safe to say Owls of old are no more
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 5)

Owls hand shell-shocked Miners third loss in row
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 5)

Clement throws three TD passes in leading Rice
(NBC5i.com/Dallas -- Nov. 5)

Owls soar over Miners
(KHOU.com/Houston -- Nov. 5)

Rice spoils UTEP's homecoming, 37-31
(UTEPMiners.com -- Nov. 5)

Miners lose a golden opportunity
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 5)

Crowd booed Miners as they exited the field
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 5)

Former schoolmates meet again at Rice-UTEP
(San Antonio Express-News -- Nov. 4)

UTEP week

Rice safety Downs a true Renaissance manlook.gif (907 bytes)
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 3)

Focus on Jarett Dillard
(The Rice Thresher -- Nov. 3)

Former Oaker Del Conte in charge at Ricelook.gif (907 bytes)
(Roseburg, Ore., Review-News -- Nov. 3)

Higgins closes in on school records
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 3)

Owls have heavy hearts
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 2)

Owls second against the line in Division 1
(Covers.com -- Nov. 2)

Previously inconsequential Rice has proven to be a rock
(El Paso Times -- Nov. 1)

Miners trending down, Owls trending up
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Nov. 1)

Miner offense should roll against Owls
(NBC5i.com -- Nov. 1)
Bigger stage calls Dillard
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 31)
Next four games will define Miners' campaign
(El Paso Times -- Oct. 31)

Former Owl star Michael Perry changing lives

(Victoria Advocate -- Oct. 30)
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Offensive improvement dramatic in last 4 games
(Bob Reinhold/Parliament discussion thread -- Oct. 30)

UTEP faces Rice in 75th Homecoming game
(UTEPAthletics.com -- Oct. 30)

Fred Biletnikoff, meet Jarett Dillard
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Oct. 29)

Miners seek strong finish
(El Paso Times -- Oct. 29)

Coach Price has some explaining to do
(El Paso Times -- Oct. 27)

Smith rushes for 3 TDs for Owls in third straight win
(The Rice Thresher -- Oct. 27)
Dillard a Biletnikoff semifinalist
(RiceOwls.com -- Oct. 27)

All abuzz over the 'B' word
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 26)

Golden Hurricane living up to expectations
(El Paso Times -- Oct. 25)

UTEP win over Tulsa would be major upset
(El Paso Times -- Oct. 25)

Of cabbages and kings -- and bowl games, of all things
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Oct. 24

New dimension perks up offense
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 24)

UCF troubles persist in red zone
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 24)

Report from Monday night's Extra Point Club dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Oct. 23)

Owls hand UCF embarrassing loss
(Central Florida Future -- Oct. 23)
Blame coaching staff after another terrible loss
(Central Florida Future -- Oct. 23)
UCF again clueless on defense
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 23)

Justice:  'I've been a Rice fan for as long as I can remember'
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 22)
Knights rash to extend O'Leary deal
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 22)

Runner enjoys big day at Knights' expense
(Lakeland, Fla., Ledger -- Oct. 22)

Smith breaks loose for Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 22)

Owls nothing if not entertaining
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Oct. 22)
Knights' nightmare isn't over
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 22)

UCF falls for fourth straight time at home
(Orlando Sentinel --Oct.22)

Rice cooks UCF hopes
(Daytona Beach News-Journal -- Oct. 22)

Latest loss to Rice is trouble for UCF
(Florida Today -- Oct. 22)

Rice tops UCF, 40-29
(RiceOwls.com -- Oct. 21)

UCF week

Clement, Dillard provide spark for Rice's passing game
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 20)

It's gut-check time for Golden Knights
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 20)

UCF drawing fans despite early losses
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 20)

Rice proving it's anyone's game
(West U. Examiner -- Oct. 19)

Rice ex Daryl Grant tapped for SA sports hall of fame
(San Antonio Express-News -- Oct. 19)

Israel could get start at QB for UCF
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 19)

Coach's son:  'We should have won that game'
(Beckley, WV, Register-Herald -- Oct. 19)

UAB fans incredulous Blazers came away with loss at Rice
(Huntington, WV, Herald-Dispatch -- Oct. 19)
O'Leary mum on his starting QB
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 18)

Not much has gone right for UCF this season
(WFTV.com -- Oct. 18)

After staggering start, Rice may have hit stride
(Jackson Clarion-Ledger -- Oct. 18)
UCF plays on Saturday for first time in month
(UCFAthletics.com -- Oct. 17)

Another stat bites the dust
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Oct 17)
Q awaits his turn at bat
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct 17)
Win vs. UAB shows Rice is a challenge
(Orlando Sentinel -- Oct. 17)

'All games are tight' in C-USA
(Charleston, WV, Daily Mail -- Oct. 17)

Report from Monday night's Extra Point Club dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Oct. 16)

Blazers try to rebound from Rice loss
(Fort Wayne News-Sentinel -- Oct. 16)

UAB loss to Rice cuts deep
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 16)

Things not going so well in Cougar land
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 15)

Rice takes advantage of second chance
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 15)

Blazer miscue sets up Owl win
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 15
Guyton started off hot before fumble
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 15)

DC moves to press box; Davis injured
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 15)

This was a strange game
(Houston Chronicle <MK's blog> -- Oct 14)

Last-second TD pass lifts Rice over UAB
(ABC13.com -- Oct. 14)

Late touchdown pass give Rice thrilling victory over UAB

(RiceOwls.com -- Oct. 14)

UAB week

Can UAB win on the road?
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 14)

Rice has rare talent in Dillard
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 14)

Owls notch 400 yards in loss to Tulane
(The Rice Thresher -- Oct. 13)
Owls get rare home game
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 13)
Blazers appear to be getting healthier
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 13)

Will Joel have more receptions this year against UAB than completions last year? (blog)
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 13)

Blazers' offense hard to predict
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 12)

Player's death, brutal schedule have wrecked Rice
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 11)

Graham less than thrilled with schedule he inherited
(Memphis Commercial Appeal -- Oct. 11)
Blazers prep Tuesday for Rice
(UAB Blazers.com -- Oct. 11)
It's one lapse after another in the learning process
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 10)

MK's mid-season football report card (blog)
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 10)

Monday's Extra Point Club dinner report
(Bob Reinhold -- Oct. 10)

Win over BCS foes builds credibility for C-USA
(Charleston Daily Mail -- Oct. 10)

UAB RB Elliott makes most of his opportunities
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 10)

Blazers step up rushing game in Memphis win
(Birmingham News -- Oct. 9)
Tulane no-huddle no joy for Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 8)

Another bad start for Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 8)
Sloppy from start to finish
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 8)
Forte, Ricard too much as TU rolls past Rice
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 8)

Ricard, Forte engineer Tulane's 38-24 victory
(Baton Rouge Advocate -- Oct. 8)

Tulane's defense makes key stops

(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 8)

Tulane a winner at home
(Raleight News & Observer -- Oct. 8)

Tulane/Dale Lloyd week '06

Owls set records in year's first win
(The Rice Thresher -- Oct. 6)

Concerns about the Green Wave
(M K's Chronicle blog -- Oct. 6)

Rice defense taking shape
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 6)
Owls drawing strength from defeat of Army
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 6)

Dillard, Owls played nearly perfect footbal against Army
(ProFantasySports.com -- Oct. 6)

Tulane's Harris speaks through skills
(Shreveport Times -- Oct. 6)

Scribe:   Owls will run out of gas after emotional week
(San Antonio Express-News -- Oct. 5)

FSU QB:  Rice win gave 'Noles new confidence
(Panama City News-Herald -- Oct. 5)
Tulane's Foreman shows strength in time of loss
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 5)

No plans for Greenies to go no-huddle
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 4)
Owls, Green Wave try to notch first conference win
(NBC5i.com -- Oct. 4)
Tulane begins preparation for showdown with Rice
(TulaneGreenWave.com -- Oct. 4)

Celebrating win tough for Todd
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 3)

Battle-tested Rice ready to go wild in C-USA
(CSTV.com -- Oct. 3)

Lapses torment Tulane
(New Orleans Times-Picayune -- Oct. 3)
Report from Monday night's Extra Point Club dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Oct. 2)

Initial indications 'positive' on injured Army player
(Times-Herald Record -- Oct. 2)
Thrashing by Rice embarrasses Army
(Times-Herald Record -- Oct. 2)

Army player:  just a bad day at work, Saturday
(Times-Herald Record -- Oct. 2)

Owls caught everyone in Hudson Valley by surprise
(ArmySports.com -- Oct. 2)
Owls turned grief into performance
(USA Today -- Oct. 2)

Chase Clement gets C-USA POW award
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 2)

Gordon, Chukwu were Gatorade ice bath bearers
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 2)

Clement, as Army recruit, shows what Ross wanted
(Times-Herald Record -- Oct. 2)

'You have to see this kid -- he's special'
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 2)

Most inspirng sports story of weekend involves Rice
(Philadelphia Daily News -- Oct. 2)

Rice gives Graham emotional first  win
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 1)

Why couldn't Dale Lloyd be here for this?
(Times-Herald Record -- Oct. 1)
Defeat 'agonizing' for Army's Ross
(Poughkeepsie Journal-News -- Oct. 1)

Rice players find source of strength
(LA Times -- Oct. 1)

Owls come home to bury teammate
(Houston Chronicle -- Oct. 1)

Army's Ross: 'Let's not put it all on us'
(GoArmySports.com -- Sept. 30)

Owls honor fallen comrade with 48-14 victory
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 30)

Army/Dale Lloyd week '06

Army commands Rice's attention
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 29)

Andray Downs:   'We've all come together'
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 29)

Army looks to break .500 in match with Rice
(Dallas Morning News/AP -- Sept. 29)

The real story of Rice vs. Army this Saturday
(PRWeb.com -- Sept. 28)

Joel Armstrong takes prize for most versatile Owl player
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 28)

AD DelConte announces Dale Lloyd death on Monday
(CSTV.com/video -- Sept. 28)

Coach Graham draws strength from his peers
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 27)
Todd Graham's interview Tuesday re Dale Lloyd, Army game
(RiceOwls.com -- Sept. 26)

Owls to play on
(RiceOwls.com -- Sept. 26)

Rice to play Army in honor of Lloyd
(Albany Times-Union -- Sept. 27)
Army's Ross: 'We are befuddled about what to expect'
(GoArmySports.com -- Sept. 27)

Army-Rice:  10 things to watchlook.gif (907 bytes)
(ArmySports.com <Scout> -- Sept. 27)

Rice-Army by the numbers
(USA Today -- Sept. 27)

Florida State punishes Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 24)

Kicking game had Coach Graham fuming
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 24)

Q finishes on strong note
(Houston Chroniclw -- Sept. 24)

No. 18 Florida State routs Rice, 55-7
(Associated Press -- Sept. 23)

FSU gets its rout
(Tallahassee Democrat --Sept. 24)

Rice supporters give FSU fans perspective
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 24)

Seminoles find a groove
(Orlando Sentinel -- Sept. 24)

Florida State fattens up on Rice patsy (that was the headline)
(Daytona Beach News-Journal -- Sept. 24)
Bowden hopes Seminoles are on the way back
(Bradenton Journal -- Sept. 24)

Seminoles handed a much-needed breather
(St. Petersburg Times -- Sept. 24)

FSU gets feel-good victory, dominating lowly Rice
(Palm Beach Post -- Sept. 24)

Backup QB Lee gets in, according to iffy plan
(Palm Beach Post -- Sept. 24)

Florida State finds a team it can blast -- Rice
(San Jose Mercury News -- Sept. 24)

Moore, Army capitalize on rare second chance
(Waco Tribune-Herald -- Sept. 24)

Army 'drove it down our throats'
(Waco Tribune-Herald -- Sept. 24)

Florida State week '06

Transition from option to spread hasn't been smooth
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 22)
Seminoles up next for Owls to top off rugged three-game skein
(The Rice Thresher-- Sept. 22)

Maegle, like McCoy, was plucked from small town
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 21)
Goodwill in long supply for FSU's Bowden
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 21)

'Noles seek to throw Rice for loss
(EmeraldCoast.com -- Sept. 21)

Rice catching FSU at a really bad time
(CollegeFootballNews.com -- Sept. 21)

Football in State of Florida has somehow become pointless
(Orlando Sentinel -- Sept. 21)

Bowden:   We don't swagger like we used to
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 21)

Boston reports for DT duty
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 21)

True freshman will start at QB against Owls
(Orlando Sentinel -- Sept. 20)

Seminoles seek turn- around against Owls
(The Sports Network -- Sept. 20)
18th-ranked Seminoles host lowly Rice
(YahooSports.com -- Sept. 20)
FSU has chance to get healthy vs Rice
(Charlotte Sun-Herald -- Spet. 20)
Clemson loss could put dent in FSU gate for Rice
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 20)
Boatman:   Rice offers good chance for redemption
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 20)

Dickey attempts to loosen up QB
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 20)

Work remains for FSU defense
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 20)
FSU isn't far from sharing Miami's fate
(Palm Beach Post -- Sept. 20)
For Seminoles, reality bites like a tiger
(Real Football -- Sept. 20)
Bowden talks about struggling offense, new QBwavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Renegade Report -- Sept. 20)
Owls put out SOS for return of Chase Clement
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 19)
Pretending it never happened
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 19)

Report on Monday night's EPC dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Sept. 19)

Weatherford still hopes he can find rhythm
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 19)

Bowden:  Turnovers hobbled FSU
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 19)

Lee hoping for significant reps against Rice
(RenegadeReport.com -- Sept. 19)

FSU's Weatherford a diminished threat
(Orlando Sentinel -- Sept. 19)

Weatherford struggling with decline
(Palm Beach Post -- Sept. 19)

FSU backup Lee waits for his chance
(Miami Herald -- Sept. 19)
'Noles still searching for offense
(Tampa Bay Online -- Sept. 18)
'Noles still stuck in neutral
(Orlando Sentinel -- Sept. 18)

FSU glimmer of hope comes in form of RIce Owls
(Fanblogs.com -- Sept. 18)

Florida State shifts focus to Rice
(Seminoles.com -- Sept. 18)

Longhorns fly high over Owls
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 18)
Rice might be just what the doctor ordered
(Bradenton, FL, News -- Sept. 18)

UT defense gives Rice that negative feeling
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 17)

Owls take a step backwards
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 17)

UT still has look of league champ
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 17)

Horns happy with dominant performance
(InsideTexas.com -- Sept. 17)

Longhorns bury Owls with running attack
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Penalties mar Horns' one-sided win
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Long time coming, Shipley makes his mark
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Texas' Crowder does his part for final score
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Rice takes lumps, gets cash
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Major's losing streak hits 12
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 17)

Texas bounces back, destroys Rice
(TSN -- Sept. 17)

Longhorns off to false start
(Dallas Morning News -- Sept. 17)

'We had a bad taste in our mouth'

Dallas Morning News -- Sept. 17)

No problem for Longhorns in rout of Rice
(Associated Press -- Sept. 17)

Longhorns run over Owls
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Sept. 17)

Owls had no prayer against Texas
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Sept. 17)

Horns strike back, rip Rice
(San Antonio Express-News -- Sept. 17)

At  long last, UT's Shipley arrives
(San Antonio Express-News -- Sept. 17)

Graham in no mood to grin
(Beaumont Enterprise -- Sept. 17)

Consistent offense helps son beat father in Clemson-FSU
(Tallahassee Democrat -- Sept. 17)

Bobby Bowden speaks after Clemson losswavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Tallashassee Democrat -- Sept. 17)

Texas has no trouble in running past Rice
(RiceOwls.com/AP  -- Sept. 16)

UCLA week '06

C-USA codes for sporting events stifle expression
(The Rice Thresher -- Sept. 15)
Graham digs through archives to motivate players
(The Rice Thresher -- Sept. 15)
Longhorns head 'home' for Rice
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 15)
Texas fans a boon to Rice
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 15)

Losing leads to improvement, Mack says
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 15)

Longhorns rebound well under Mack
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 15)

Texas should find identity against Owls
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 15)
Longhorns look to avoid second consecutive loss
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram/AP -- Sept. 15)

Without Vince, Longhorns no longer invinceable
(Dallas Morning News -- Sept. 14)

Owls are among most improved teams in country thus far
(ESPN.com -- Sept. 14)
Owls are naive enough to make this one interesting
(CollegeFootballNews.com  -- Sept. 14)

Are Horns still a contender?  Most likely
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 14)

Applewhite's roots run deep in heart of Rice-Texas game
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 14)
Longhorns seeking respect at Rice
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- Sept. 14)
Q breaks finger, but will play
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 14)
Texas-Rice preview
(Lexington Dispatch/AP -- Sept. 14)
Owls' new Major spreads wings
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 14)
Rice assistant Applewhite to face former team
(ESPN.com -- Sept. 13)
Applewhite on other side of the sidelines
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 13)
Applewhite taking it back to Texas
(Memphis Commercial Appeal -- Sept. 13)

How Applewhite wound up at Rice
(Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel -- Sept. 13)

UT favorite Applewhite hooked up with Rice
(WFAA-TV.com -- Sept. 13)

No time to play the blame game
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 13)

UT looks to continue dominance over Rice
(MSNBC.com -- Sept. 13)
Clement status still a 'game-time decision'
(San Antonio Express-News -- Sept. 13)

Jarett Dillard on a roll
(Jackson Clarion-Ledger -- Sept. 13)

Another Young ready to lead
(The Daily Texas -- Sept. 13)
Report on Monday's Extra Point Club dinner
(Bob Reinhold -- Sept. 12)

Major is man of the moment
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 12)

Looking back (UCLA) with a peek ahead (UT)
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 12)

One point win over Rice looks pretty good to Coogs now
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 12)
If Utah game was murder, Rice was 'redrum'
(Bruin Report Online -- Sept. 12)

Dorrell:   New coach, unusual defensive scheme, blah, blah
(Bruin Report Online -- Sept. 12)

Longhorns turn backs on defeat
(The Daily Texan -- Sept. 12)
Longhorns chart change with Rice near
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 12)

Applewhite -- as coach -- preparing for Longhorns
(San Antonio Express - News -- Sept. 12)
Longhorn defense had wrong plan for Ohio State
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 12)

This Rice team plays hard
(CollegeFootballNews.com -- Sept. 12)

Buckeyes made plays, Horns didn't
(Austin American-Statesman -- Sept. 11)
Questions remain for UCLA after Rice game
(LA Times -- Sept. 11)

Bruins face more questions after Rice
(The Daily Breeze -- Sept. 11)

Bruins played like there was little to gain from victory
(LA Daily News -- Sept. 10)

Olson, LA's offense can't get off the ground
(LA Daily News -- Sept. 10)
UCLA uses strong ground game to hold off Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 10)

Bruins struggle to put away lowly Owls
(The Daily Breeze -- Sept. 10)

'I've never been this unhappy after a victory'
(Orange County Register -- Sept. 10)

More historic venues ahead for Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 10)

Rice puts up fight, but falls to UCLA
(KTRK.com -- Sept. 10)

Favored Bruins eke out sloppy victory
(The Daily Bruin -- Sept. 10)

UCLA runs, but not away
(LA Times -- Sept. 10)

Bruins win, but little achieved
(LA Times -- Sept. 10)

Olson has a tough night in victory
(LA Times -- Sept. 10)

Bruins hone running game on sacrificial lamb
(The Daily Breeze -- Sept. 10)

Honeymoon is over for Bruins
(The Daily Bruin -- Sept. 10)

Four-TD underdog Rice hangs tough
(Pasadena Star-News -- Sept. 10)

Bruins needed bigger victory
(Whittier Daily News -- Sept. 10)

Bruins pull out lackluster win over lowly Rice
(San Bernardino Sun -- Sept. 10)

Markey has something in reserve
(San Bernardino Sun -- Sept. 10)

Bruins almost choked on piece of candy
(Riverside Press-Enterprise -- Sept. 10)

U of H week '06

Cougars' king of sling?
(Houston Chronicle -- Sept. 1)
'You can't compare Rice to Navy'
(Greenville, NC, Daily Reflector -- Aug. 31)
Quinton Smith top player on not-so-good team
(FoxSports.com -- Aug. 31)

UH will be first test for Rice's new coach
(The Daily Cougar -- Aug. 31)

Projected as contender, UH must travel only four times
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 30)
Adding four to eight divided Baylor, TCU
(Dallas Morning News -- Aug. 30)
Coogs ought to hang half a hundred on Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 30)
UH defense's mad dogs are barking
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 30)
Trainer gives Owls an edge
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 29)
Conference USA race looks to be balanced in '06
(Birmingham News -- Aug. 28)
Coach Graham restoring players' confidencelook.gif (907 bytes)
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 27)
UCLA top receiver said to be out for Rice game
(Riverside, CA, Press-Enterprise -- Aug. 26)
Owls show new looks on the fieldlook.gif (907 bytes)
(The Rice Thresher -- Aug. 25)
Why freshmen will love Rice athleticslook.gif (907 bytes)
(The Rice Thresher -- Aug. 25)
Maggard wants to improve UH fan support
(The Daily Cougar -- Aug. 25)

August '06

TG:   Any program needs plan to winwavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)look.gif (907 bytes)
(KILT Sportsradio 610 -- Aug. 24)

Pool named new Rice SID
(RiceOwls.com -- Aug. 24)

'They might have a shot to beat Snoop Dogg's peewee team'
(Daily Cougar -- Aug. 23)

Major the only star power for Rice
(Austin American-Statesman -- Aug. 23)

In college football, big paydays for humiliation
(New York Times -- Aug. 23)

One fine university with one really, really bad team
(The Wizard of Odds -- Aug. 20)
Owls at least are on the right track
(The Sports Network -- Aug. 20

Rice revamping starts with Graham
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Aug. 17)

Conference USA 'don't miss' games for 2006
(HerdInsider.com -- Aug. 17)

The Rice Owls will finish the season at 0-12
(NFLDraftBlitz.com -- Aug. 17)

Benson not concerned about teams being dropped from 1A
(USA Today -- Aug. 17)

If you tack on that joke game against Rice, that's 6-0 right there
(BruinsNation -- Aug. 17)
Rice's only chance for '06 win on the road at Army
(WHP CBS21.com -- Aug. 16)
Are ya tough enough?
(SportsCentral.org -- Aug. 16)
Coach Applewhite focus of TV sports interview program later this week
(RiceOwls.com -- Aug. 15)
No surprise this time:  Tulsa, UCF favored
(El Paso Times -- Aug. 14)
Rice one of America's new elite 'New Ivies'
(MSNBC.com -- Aug. 13)
Who are Rice officials kidding?
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 12)
At least Owls were 1-10 in Texas
(ESPN.com -- Aug. 10)
Mustangs confident heading into season
(SMU Daily Campus -- Aug. 10)

Horns to face new look Owls
(Orangebloods.com -- Aug. 2)

Hornfans render kudos to good old Rice Stadium
(Hornfans.com discussion thread)
Rice has new regime in place
(Sportsmemo.com -- Aug. 9)
Big surprise: Rice athletes lead C-USA in GPA
(RiceOwls.com -- Aug. 9
Beasley, Novak look to contribute this year

(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 9)

Coogs pining for Bomar
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 9)
'Beat BCS' becomes byword for C-USA
(Tulsa World -- Aug. 9)
AP picks Tulsa first, Owls fifth in C-USA west
(MSNBC.com -- Aug. 8)
Owls report for drills in fine shape
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 8)
Graham puts some pep into Rice's step
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 8)
Spiffed-up Owls go a-courting
(RiceOwls.com -- Aug. 7)
Graham picks coaches with camaraderie in mind
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 6)
Lopez:   Coogs should win it; Rice's stadium re-do no help in itself
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 4)
New coach delivers energy to woeful Rice
(Memphis Commercial Appeal -- Aug. 4)
Del Conte:  'Baptism by fire'
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 4)
UH hopes to eat up the opposition
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 4)

Graham not thrilled with early schedule
(Herd Insider -- Aug. 2)
Any C-USA team could win title
(Birmingham News -- Aug. 2)
Rice first whistle stop on Kolb run for Heisman
(Houston Chronicle -- Aug. 2)
Tulsa good training for Rice coachlook.gif (907 bytes)
(Tulsa World -- Aug. 2)
Teams have much to prove after last year's finish
(El Paso Times -- Aug. 2)
Mustangs confident heading into season
(SMU Daily Campus -- Aug. 2)
CUSA Media Day audio of Coach Graham, Q. Smith, Marcus Ruckerwavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)look.gif (907 bytes)
(CSTV audio -- Aug. 1)
CSTV to air live C-USA TV media blitz
(RiceOwls.com -- July 28)
Sayler, Dean join Rice athletics
(RiceOwls.com -- July 27)
Passing evolves in Texas: from 'Aerial Express' to 'Slingin' Sammy'
(San Antonio Express-News -- July 27)
Rice's newly-hired AD wants to reshape funding
(Houston Chronicle -- July 24)
Bucket luncheon set for Aug. 31
(RiceOwls.com -- July 20)
Rice set to enter new era
(CSTV Conference USA Rice 2006 preview -- July 20)

Yes, you can win at Rice -- it's been done before
(FoxSports Rice 2006 preview)

Graham has no illusions about rebuilding job
(ESPN Rice 2006 preview -- July 19)

Another long year, but Owls heading in right direction
(CoversExperts.com Rice 2006 preview)

Three out of jobs at Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- July 20)

Coach, welcome to the hot seat
(Houston Chronicle -- July 19)
Rice sports broadcasters announce '06-'07 lineup
(Houston Chronicle -- July 16)
Smith joins Rice staff as RB coach
(Houston Chronicle -- July 13)
Army v. Rice college football in its purest form
(GoBlackKnights.com -- July 6$)

Spring '06
Former coach Hatfield mulls over career
(Arkansas Razorback Sports Network -- June 22)
New Rice attack aims to be crowd-pleaser
(Sunday Morning Quarterback -- June 10)

Meeting with Todd Graham -- an Extra Point Club update
(Parliament discussion thread)
Rice spring game video highlightswavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Grahamfootball.com -- May 9)

Coach Graham announces stadium improvementswavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Grahamfootball.com -- May 2)
Allen Eggert retires as Rice athletic trainer
(RiceOwls.com -- May 2)
Graham champions wholesale stadium renovations
(Houston Chronicle -- April 21)
'I know I'm retired -- from Rice'
(Arkansas Democrat Gazette -- April 21)
May's leadership at Rice worth remembering
(Jim Greenwood:  Houston Chronicle -- April 19)
Bobby will step down as Rice Athletic Director
(Houston Chronicle -- April 19)
Long-time Rice AD will retire
(RiceOwls.com -- April 18)
Graham debuts new offense
(The Rice Thresher -- April 14)
Toughened Rice takes to the air in spring football match
(West U Examiner -- April 12)
Coach Graham sums it up re spring drills (part 3)wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 11)
Rice coach set to unveil sweeping stadium makeover

(Houston Chronicle -- April 11)
Chad Price talks about defensive intensitywavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 11)
Chase Clement:  'We'll take what the defense gives us'wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 11)
Jarett Dillard:  'This is a lot more fun than 1-on-3'
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(Webletter audio feature -- April 11)
More Todd Graham Spring Game observations (part 2)wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 10)
Coach Randolph discusses the defensive side
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(Webletter audio feature -- April 10)
Coach Graham comments on Spring Game (part 1)wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 9)
Coach Applewhite talks about his offensewavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 9)
Rice defense shows signs of improvement
(Houston Chronicle -- April 9)
Clement shines in spring game
(RiceOwls.com -- April 8)
Stanford band, always a bit off-key, tunes up for new era
(San Francisco Chronicle -- April 8)look.gif (907 bytes)
Syptak worries that NFL scouts not seeing big picture
(Houston Chronicle -- April 3)
Coach Graham's comments on April 1 scrimmagewavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes) 
(Webletter audio feature -- April 3)

Coach Randolph on the defense in Saturday's scrimmage.wavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- April 3)
Looking for a way out
(West U Examiner -- Mar. 28)
Changes in spring practice schedule announced
(Rice Sports Information -- Mar. 28)
Rice makes Princeton Review 'best value' list
(Houston Business Journal -- Mar. 28)
First football scrimmage shows focus and effort
(Houston Chronicle -- Mar. 28)
Former Rice star N.D. Kalu joining Texans
(Houston Chronicle -- Mar. 28)
Coach Graham on John Pearce's rolewavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Ricefootball.net audio file -- Mar. 25)
Coach Graham Saturday scrimmage audio clipwavsymbol.jpg (416 bytes)
(Webletter audio feature -- Mar. 25)
High school legend John Pearce added to Rice staff
(RiceOwls.com -- Mar. 23)
Owls resume spring drills
(Houston Chronicle -- Mar. 21)
Rice coach hoping South Texas players will help team
(KRIS-TV.com -- Mar. 11)
O-Week suggestion:  make sure freshmen get to a game
(The Rice Thresher -- Mar. 10)
The Old Girl looks a bit aged
(Eric Sorensen reports from Rice/CSTV.com -- Mar. 5)
Stanford shrinking football stadium to boost ticket sales
(New York Times. -- Mar. 5)
Candidate campaigns in Rice Owls jacket
(World Magazine -- Mar. 11 ed.)
Coach Red Bale dead at 93
(RiceOwls.com -- Mar. 1)
Graham hopes to point Owls in right direction
(Houston Chronicle -- Mar. 1)
It's out with the old and in with the new for Rice football
(West U Examiner -- Feb. 28)
Owls begin spring practices Wednesday
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 28)
New regime brings new look
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 28)
McCray leaves for Madison; Loepp to coach safeties
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 21)
Shift puts assistant with safeties
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 21)

McCray joins Badgers as DL coach
(Madison Capital Times -- Feb. 21)
'She was taking drinks inside the tree'
(San Francisco Chronicle -- Feb. 21)
Syp wins award for highest team GPA
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 20)
Instead of Ivy imitator, Rice should strive for something better
(Rice Thresher -- Feb. 17)
US News rates Rice 17th among the greatest
(US News & World Report -- Feb. 11)
Rice braces for challenging 2006
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 11)
Graham era to open against Houston
(RiceOwls.com -- Feb. 10)
UH's schedule shows Owls-Coogs to open season
(UHCougars.com -- Feb. 10)
McCray takes position with Rice
(CSTV.com -- Feb. 8)
Major Applewhite on the future of Rice football
(Austinist.com -- Feb. 8)
Tech's Leach: 'If you cut off everybody who's had a misdemeanor, we'd be short of players'
(Dallas Morning News -- Feb. 7)
Final assistant's slot now filled
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 7)
Steep grade on Hilltop for new SMU AD
(Dallas Morning News -- Feb. 7)
New football strategy is long overdue
(The Rice Thresher -- Feb. 3)
Football signs 18 recruits for 2006
(The Rice Thresher -- Feb. 3)
ESPN ranks Rice '06 recruits number two in C-USA
(ESPN -- Feb. 3)
Garley may be able to make immediate impact
(Victoria Advocate -- Feb. 2)
Ag signee:  'They keep your pockets full'
(Midland Reporter-Telegram -- Feb. 2)
It's takeoff time for new look Owls
(Houston Chronicle -- Feb. 2)
Out-of-state schools sign 11 locals
(Baton Rouge Advocate -- Feb. 2)

New football staff getting fast results
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 31)
Memorial's Garley commits to Rice
(Victoria Advocate -- Jan. 30)
Wardlaw, Schoppa commit to Rice
(Fort Worth Star Telegram -- Jan. 30)
Then Rice brought in a new coaching staff
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 25)
Owls snag Dodge protege Fentriss
(Fort Worth Star Telegram -- Jan. 23)
Beasley verbally commits to Rice
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 20)
Graham named head football coach
(Rice Thresher -- Jan. 20)

Students, fans should respond to new coach
(Rice Thresher -- Jan. 20)

Repentent football cynic realizes error of his ways
(Rice Thresher -- Jan. 20)

A new kind of coach
(Rice Thresher -- Jan. 20)

Rice gets verbal from Floridian tight end
(Gainesville Sun -- Jan. 19)
'Beasley has the world in front of him'
(Rivals.com -- Jan. 19)
'Fire Major Applewhite' site is ready if ever needed
(The Syracuse Daily Orange -- Jan. 18)
Charlie Reeve leaving Cuero to join Graham at RIce
(Victoria Advocate -- Jan. 18)
Graham savors past, present ties to State of Texas
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 17)
NCAA is keeping score on football admissions decisions
(Orlando Sentinel -- Jan. 15)
Rice at  top of the heap when it comes to admit quality
(Orlando Sentinel -- Jan. 15)
Stanford   fan site shows who made the grade re graduation
(TheBootleg.com -- Dec. 22)
Graham gets his man in Randolph
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 14)
SA Alamo Heights Vaught named Rice football assistant AD
(San Antonio Express-News -- Jan. 14)
Graham chooses top man on defense
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 13)
Randolph to be Rice defensive coordinator
(Birmingham News -- Jan. 13)
Alabama losing its DE coach
(BamaMag.com -- Jan. 13)
Rice hires 'Bama's Randolph as defensive coordinator
(ESPN/AP -- Jan. 13)
Coach Rizzo to head East of Main
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 13)

Applewhite eager to make impression at Rice
(KLTV.com/AP -- Jan. 12)
Basketball Owls shut flapping Coog yaps
(Houston Chronicle)

Major to Penders:  'U-T re-ject!'
(Houston Chronicle)
Applewhite:   'It was really a no-brainer'
(Houston Chronicle)
Want a mood-lifter? Read 'Nerdsville rules yet again'
(Parliament discussion thread)
Tech losing strength coach
(Monroe News-Star -- Jan. 11)
Guess his eyes were upon Texas all along
(SU The Daily Orange -- Jan. 10)
Yancy McKnight named new Rice strength coach
(RiceOwls.com -- Jan. 10)
Former Owl athlete in Texas Western film saga
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 10)
Rice interested in Tide defensive ends coach
(Birmingham News  -- Jan. 9)
Rice makes Major move at offensive coordinator
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 9)

Graham on Applewhite:  'We want to spread the field'
(ESPN.com -- Jan. 8)
Applewhite to oversee Rice offense
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 8)

Owls won't have Vince to kick around any more
(USA Today -- Jan. 8)
Lone Star State calls for Major
(Syracuse Post-Standard -- Jan. 8)

Applewhite to get job with Rice
(Austin American-Statesman -- Jan. 8)

Applewhite named Offensive Coordinator/QB coach
(RiceOwls.com -- Jan. 8)

Rice hires five assistants
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 5)
Beaty moves from McArthur to Rice
(WFAA.com -- Jan. 5)
Former Tallequah coach headed to Rice
(Tallequah Daily Press -- Jan. 5)
Five assistants named to Graham's new staff
(Rice Sports Information -- Jan. 4)
Dilbeck off to Rice
(The Daily Oklahoman -- Jan. 4)
Another Graham brings winning ways to Rice
(West U. Examiner -- Jan. 4)look.gif (159 bytes)
Bohemian Power:  Ennis WR Novak commits to Rice
(Dallas Morning News -- Jan. 3)
Instant results?  35 prospects now on Scout.com Rice list
(Scout.com -- Jan. 3)
Once upon a time, Rice proved football equal of Texas
(Los Angeles Times -- Jan. 1)
Graham seeks to energize Rice; optimistic about turnaround
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 2)
Coach's hiring tops off whirlwind weekend
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 2)
Coach Kidd: 'I truly hope his vision is allowed to succeed'
(Parliament discussion thread)

Rice coaching search stories, links

Graham takes top job at Rice
(Tulsa World -- Jan. 2$)
Rice hires Tulsa assistant Graham as coach
(ABC News/AP -- Jan. 2)
Rice names Todd Graham football coach
(Washington Times/UPI -- Jan. 2)

Rice taps Tulsa assistant Graham to resurrect program
(CBS Sportsline -- Jan. 2)
Rice names Tulsa assistant new head coach
(ESPN -- Jan. 2)

Rice chooses assistant at Tulsa
(Houston Chronicle -- Jan. 1)
Hunt for next Rice football coach might be over
(ABC13.com -- Jan. 1)

Source: Graham to be named Rice head coach today
(Tulsa World -- Jan. 1$)
Rice to tap Tulsa assistant coach Graham
(ESPN -- Jan. 1)

Graham says Rice has offered vacant coaching job
(MSNBC -- Jan. 1)
Tulsa edges Fresno State in Liberty Bowl
(ESPN -- Jan. 1)
Rice to name Tulsa assistant to succeed Hatfield
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 31)
TU's Graham may be on his way to Rice
(Tulsa World -- Dec. 31$)
Dykes decides to stay at Tech
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 31)
Rice, AD still eyeing candidates
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 30)

Schultz:   'I'm honored to be a candidate'
(Dallas Morning News -- Dec. 30)

Patterson to Rice:   Hire Schultz
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 29)
Tech's Dykes awaits call from Rice
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 29)
Tulsa's DC Graham thrives by playing takeaway
(Memphis Commercial Appeal -- Dec. 29)
TCU assistant eyeing Rice coaching job
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 28)

Dodge:   'I was really flattered'
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 28)

Dykes waiting on Rice decision
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal -- Dec. 28)
Leach: 'They talked to him and about 10 other people'
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 28)

Harbaugh signs 4-year deal to stay with Toreros
(San Diego Union-Tribune -- Dec. 28)
Harbaugh agrees to multi-year deal at USD
(USDToreros.com -- Dec. 27)

Rice interviews son of former Tech coach Dykes
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 24)
A higher degree of student-athlete
(Austin American-Statesman -- Dec. 24)
Harbaugh has talked to Rice
(San Diego Union -- Dec. 22)
Committee has done much behind-the-scene work
(Letter sent to Owl Club members -- Dec. 20)
Dodge knows how to draw out talent, dedication
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 20)
May to reporter:   'Save your breath'
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 20)
New Rice sports network to greet Houstonians
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 19)
Kalu's class act drawing to a close
(Philadelphia Inquirer -- Dec. 15)

Calahan moves up to join BG on Rams' roster
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- Dec. 15)

Don't weep for Ken Hatfield
(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- Dec. 5$)
Time for another offensive lesson
(Parliament discussion thread)
'There is a lot of interest in the position'
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 13)
Rice Board will meet this week; matching funds likely to be required of any facilities improvements
(Parliament discussion thread)
Hatfield, all class, all the time
(Arkansas News -- Dec. 13)
Colorado set to hire's Boise's Hawkins
(Chicago Tribune -- Dec. 15)

Harbaugh named Div. 1AA coach of the year
(National Weekly Football Gazette -- Dec. 15)

May won't confirm Rice's interest in Texas State's Bailiff
(Sports Illustrated -- Dec. 13)

Aides could be on the move
(PackersNews.com -- Dec. 15)
Turner Gill finalist for Buffalo job
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 14)
Rice athletics announces first-ever TV network
(RiceOwls.com -- Dec. 14)
Gill pursues head job in Buffalo
(Columbus, OH, Telegram -- Dec. 14)
Did Colorado get buffaloed by Barnett?
(USA Today -- Dec. 13)
Turner Gill interviews for U. of Buffalo vacancy
(WGR 550 Sports Radio -- Dec. 13)
Harbaugh good choice for Colorado job
(Rocky Mountain News -- Dec. 7)
Singletary put his family at forefront
(Detroit News -- Dec. 4)

Rice verbal commit now in limbo
(McKinney Courier-Gazette -- Dec. 18)

Dodge keeps a lot of balls up in the air
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 17)
Rumors about Rice surprise Rader
(Mobile Register -- Dec. 17)
'Rice has some really good facilities'
(Charleston, WV, Gazette-Mail -- Dec. 17)
U of Buffalo looks to Gill to get over hill
(Buffalo News -- Dec. 16)

Harbaugh enters plea of not guilty
(San Diego Union-Tribune -- Dec. 16)
Tickets and other bits of misinformation
(Parliament discussion thread)

For the record, Todd Dodge's Dragons peerless
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 15)
Carroll coach among Rice considerations
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram -- Dec. 1)
University of Buffalo talks to Turner Gill
(Buffalo News -- Dec. 7)

Agent says Harbaugh interested in SDSU job
(San Diego Union-Tribune -- Dec. 7)
Harbaugh said interested in coaching Owls -- Temple Owls
(Philadelphia Inquirer-- Nov. 11)
What is the future for Turner Gill?
(Omaha World Herald -- Nov. 9)
Cap, gown clash with helmet, cleats
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 6)
Rice has not called, says Dodge
(Dallas Morning News -- Dec. 2)
Football coach Hatfield resigns after 12 years
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 2)
New football coach should infuse program
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 2)
Everyone must share blame for athletic problems
(The Rice Thresher -- Dec. 2)
Departure of Hatfield sets up stiff challenge
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 1)
Hatfield's impact on players can't be measured on field
(Houston Chronicle -- Dec. 1)
Hatfield opts to leave Rice
(San Antonio Express -- Dec. 1)
Ex-Hog Hatfield resigns from Rice
(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette -- Dec. 1)
News in India:  Rice football coach resigns
(NewKerala.com -- Dec. 1)

Long careers give coaches time to get well
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- Dec. 1)
Matt Musil's Wednesday evening report on the resignation
(KHOU-TV.com video -- Nov. 30)
Rice football coach Ken Hatfield resigns
(Los Angeles Times/AP -- Nov. 30)
Rice coach Hatfield resigns
(USA Today -- Nov. 30)
Rice coach Hatfield resigns after 1-10 campaign
(CSTV.com -- Nov. 30)
Rice must change, or there will be no future for athletics
(Parliament discussion thread)
After denying he would do so, Rice coach resigns
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 30)
A crossroads for athletics on South Main
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 30)

Hatfield resigns; official announcement pending
(KHOU.com -- Nov. 30)
Report:  Rice's Hatfield to resign
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- Nov. 30)
Syptak named first-team All-CUSA; Q. second-teamer
(RiceOwls.com -- Nov. 29)
Clement, Dillard, Wilkinson on C-USA all-frosh team
(Herd Insider.com -- Nov. 30)
Rice coach dodges questions about his future
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 29)
Hatfield denies resignation, talks about '06 at Rice
(ESPN.com -- Nov. 29)

Hatfield denies reports he's resigning
(Denton Recored-Chronicle/AP -- Nov. 29)
Hatfield to step down as Rice football coach?
(BlogHoustonNet -- Nov. 29)
Hatfield's status to be answered
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 29)
Time for Rice powers-that-be to put money where mouth is
(Houston Chronicle -- Nov. 29)

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