2011 Rice Owls football team

The 2011 Rice Owls football team represented Rice University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Owls were led by fifth-year head coach David Bailiff and played their home games at Rice Stadium. They are a member of the West Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in C-USA play to finish in fourth place in the West Division.

2011 Rice Owls football
Rice Owls logo.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2011 record4–8 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachDavid Bailiff (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Reagan
Defensive coordinatorChuck Driesbach
Home stadiumRice Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 20 Southern Miss x$   6 2         12 2  
Marshall   5 3         7 6  
East Carolina   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         3 9  
UCF   3 5         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
No. 18 Houston x   8 0         13 1  
Tulsa   7 1         8 5  
SMU   5 3         8 5  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   2 6         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         2 11  
Championship: Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

[1][2]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMat No. 24 Texas*LHNL 9–34101,624
September 102:30 PMPurdue*CBSSNW 24–2225,317
September 246:00 PMat No. 19 Baylor*FSNL 31–5640,088
October 16:30 PMat Southern MissCSSL 24–4828,656
October 811:30 AMMemphis
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
CSSW 28–614,179
October 152:00 PMat MarshallL 20–2427,504
October 226:00 PMTulsa
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
FSNL 20–3817,314
October 277:00 PMat No. 18 HoustonFSNL 34–7332,112
November 52:30 PMUTEP 
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
FSNW 41–3714,372[3]
November 1211:00 AMat Northwestern*BTNL 6–2826,886[4]
November 192:30 PMTulane
  • Rice Stadium
  • Houston, TX
W 19–715,461
November 2611:00 AMat SMUFSNL 24–2723,326

RosterEdit

2011 Rice Owls football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Sam McGuffie Jr
QB 3 Taylor Cook   Jr
WR 4 Randy Kitchens   Sr
WR 5 Lovett Gibson Fr
QB 6 Driphus Jackson Fr
QB 7 Nick Fanuzzi Sr
OL 70 Bobby Janisch   So
OL 71 Davon Allen   Sr
WR 80 Drew Travis   Fr
WR 81 Donte Moore   So
TE 82 Luke Willson   Jr
WR 83 Andre Gautreaux   So
WR 85 Mario Hull   Fr
WR 87 Michael Patterson Sr
WR 88 Vance McDonald Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rice Owls Schedule – 2011, ESPN, retrieved 25 July 2011
  2. ^ NCAA Football TV Listings, NCAAFootball.com, retrieved July 29, 2011
  3. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. November 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "Rice Owls vs. Northwestern Wildcats Box Score". ESPN.com. November 12, 2011.