College Football

Rice Owls (3-9)


Sat. 11/16 Sat. 11/23 Sat. 11/30
@ MiddTn
W 31-28
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vs. NorTx
W 20-14
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@ UTEP
W 30-16
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Walter runs for career-best 149 yards, Rice beats UTEP 30-16

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Aston Walter ran for a touchdown and a career-best 149 yards, and Rice beat UTEP 30-16 on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.

Rice (3-9, 3-5 Conference USA) has won its last three games. UTEP (1-11, 0-8), which beat the Owls 34-26 last season, was shut out in the second half for its 11th consecutive loss.

Walter had 16 carries that included a 30-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a career-matching 64-yard run late in the game. It was his fifth 100-yard rushing game this season, the most for the Owls since Charles Ross had seven in 2013. Walter also surpassed 1,000 career yards rushing.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Stewart1054
Passing TDs: T. Stewart8
Rushing Yards: A. Walter771
Rushing TDs: A. Walter8
Receiving Yards: B. Rozner770
Receiving TDs: B. Rozner5
Interceptions: T. Chamberlain2
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/30 at Army West Point L 7 - 14
9/6 vs. Wake Forest L 21 - 41
9/14 vs. 12 Texas L 13 - 48
9/21 vs. Baylor L 13 - 21
9/28 vs. Louisiana Tech L 20 - 23
10/5 at UAB L 20 - 35
10/19 at UTSA L 27 - 31
10/26 vs. Southern Miss L 6 - 20
11/2 vs. Marshall L 7 - 20
11/16 at Middle Tennessee W 31 - 28
11/23 vs. North Texas W 20 - 14
11/30 at UTEP W 30 - 16
Conference USA
East
  Conference Overall
Florida Atlantic 7-1 10-3
Marshall 6-2 8-4
Western Kentucky 6-2 8-4
Charlotte 5-3 7-5
Middle Tennessee 3-5 4-8
Florida International 3-5 6-6
Old Dominion 0-8 1-11
West
  Conference Overall
UAB 6-2 9-4
Louisiana Tech 6-2 9-3
Southern Miss 5-3 7-5
North Texas 3-5 4-8
Texas-San Antonio 3-5 4-8
Rice 3-5 3-9
UTEP 0-8 1-11
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 3530 (125)
Passing Yards: 1992 (118)
Rushing Yards: 1538 (110)
Points per game: 17.9 (123)
Yards per game: 294.2 (125)
Touchdowns: 27 (117)
Field Goals: 10 (104)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4563 (49)
Passing Yards: 2903 (87)
Rushing Yards: 1660 (38)
Points per game: 25.9 (54)
Yards per game: 380.3 (56)
Touchdowns: 37 (56)
Field Goals: 11 (39)
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