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The 2010 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2010 college football season. The Owls, led by fourth-year head coach David Bailiff, are members of Conference USA in the West Division and played their home games at Rice Stadium. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in C-USA play.

2010 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2010 record4–8 (3–5 CUSA)
Head coachDavid Bailiff
Offensive coordinatorDavid Beaty
Defensive coordinatorChuck Driesbach
Home stadiumRice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 21 UCF x$   7 1         11 3  
East Carolina   5 3         6 7  
Southern Miss   5 3         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         4 8  
Memphis   0 8         1 11  
West Division
SMU xy   6 2         7 7  
No. 24 Tulsa x   6 2         10 3  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         6 7  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: UCF 17, SMU 7
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 42:30 PMvs. No. 5 Texas*ESPNL 17–3470,445
September 116:00 PMat North Texas*W 32–3123,743
September 186:00 PMNorthwestern*
L 13–3015,562
September 257:00 PMBaylor*
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
CBSCSL 13–3023,395
October 26:00 PMSMU
L 31–4214,981
October 98:05 PMat UTEPL 24–4428,955
October 162:30 PMHouston 
CSSW 34–3126,342
October 232:30 PMat UCFBHSNL 14–4138,151
November 61:00 PMat TulsaL 27–6419,036
November 132:30 PMat TulaneL 49–5416,698
November 2012:00 PMEast Carolina
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 62–3815,262
November 272:30 PMUAB
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
CSSW 28–2313,007
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

NFL DraftEdit

7th Round, 254th Overall Pick (last pick also known as Mr. Irrelevant) by the Houston Texans—Sr. DE Cheta Ozougwu

ReferencesEdit