The Rice Owls (1-1) face an FCS opponent, the Texas Southern Tigers (0-2) on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Rice Stadium.

Rice has the 85th-ranked scoring offense this season (26.5 points per game), and has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th-worst with 39.0 points allowed per game. Texas Southern has sputtering defensively, ranking 20th-worst with 502.0 total yards allowed per game. It has been more productive offensively, generating 362.0 total yards per contest (45th-ranked).

See how to watch this matchup on ESPN+ in the article below.

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Rice vs. Texas Southern Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • City: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Rice Stadium

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Rice vs. Texas Southern Key Statistics

Rice Texas Southern
323.0 (116th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 362.0 (50th)
450.5 (105th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 502.0 (102nd)
48.0 (129th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 170.5 (38th)
275.0 (43rd) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 191.5 (58th)
5 (104th) Turnovers (Rank) 2 (82nd)
1 (109th) Takeaways (Rank) 0 (53rd)

Rice Stats Leaders

  • JT Daniels has thrown for 550 yards (275.0 ypg) to lead Rice, completing 61.8% of his passes and tossing four touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season.
  • Dean Connors has carried the ball 16 times for a team-high 71 yards (35.5 per game). He has also caught nine passes for 89 yards.
  • Juma Otoviano has carried the ball 16 times for 20 yards (10.0 per game) while also racking up 48 yards through the air.
  • Luke McCaffrey's team-high 121 yards as a receiver have come on nine receptions (out of 19 targets) with three touchdowns.
  • Braylen Walker has hauled in six receptions totaling 116 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.

Texas Southern Stats Leaders

  • Andrew Body has compiled 286 yards on 47.4% passing while recording three touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He's also rushed for 64 yards .
  • LaDarius Owens has run for 141 yards on 16 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground.
  • Jacorey Howard has piled up 20 carries and totaled 76 yards.
  • Quaydarius Davis has racked up 143 receiving yards on eight catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
  • Jyrin Johnson has put up an 87-yard season so far. He's caught 10 passes on 14 targets.
  • AJ Bennett's five catches (on eight targets) have netted him 86 yards (43.0 ypg) and two touchdowns.

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