Former Rice football Luke Wilson made his return to the field on Sunday and helped the Seahawks win. Here’s how other NFL Owls fared in Week 4.
There are former Rice football players are scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
Week 4 results
Eagles 34 (Sendejo) – Packers 27
Saints 12 – Cowboys 10 (Covington)
Jaguars 26 – Broncos 24 (Callahan)
Seahawks 27 (Wilson, Ellerbee) – Cardinals 10
Steelers 27 (Boswell, McDonald) – Bengals 3
Panthers 16 – Texans 10 (Gaines)
Chris Boswell, K, Steelers
Boswell remains perfect on the season. He connected on three extra points and a pair of field goals (including a long of 49 yards) on Monday Night Football against the Bengals. The Steelers host the Ravens in Week 5.
Bryce Callahan, CB, Broncos
Callahan was inactive for the Broncos’ Week 4 game with the Jaguars. He’s still waiting to make his 2019 debut with the team. The Broncos visit the Chargers in Week 5.
Christian Covington, DE, Cowboys
Covington picked up two tackles (one solo) against the Saints on Sunday Night Football. The Cowboys host the Packers in Week 5.
Emmanuel Ellerbee, LB, Seahawks
Ellerbee was placed injured reserve prior to the start of the season. The Seahawks host the Rams in Week 5.
Phillip Gaines, CB, Texans
Gaines made his first tackle as a Houston Texan on Sunday, finishing with two tackles (one for a loss) in the loss to the Panthers. The Texans host the Falcons in Week 5.
Vance McDonald, TE, Steelers
McDonald was inactive against the Bengals with a shoulder injury. The Steelers host the Ravens in Week 5.
Andrew Sendejo, Saf, Eagles
Sendejo finished second on the team in tackles in the Eagles’ Thursday night win over the Packers. He had one tackle for a loss and a pass break up. The Eagles host the Jets in Week 5.
Luke Willson, TE, Seahawks
Willson signed with the Seahawks last week and made his mark on the field immediately. In his first action of the year, Willson grabbed two balls for 26 yards including a long reception of 17 yards. The Seahawks host the Rams in Week 5.
More Owls in the NFL
From practice squads to current free agents, there are others Owls on the cusp of returning to active rosters. Find more detail on current contractual agreements and former Rice football players waiting for their next opportunity here.
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