Rice football wrapped up its first padded practice of fall camp on Saturday. Here are a few early impressions of the Owls.
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Alright, now that we’ve gotten the housekeeping out of the way, fall camp is going to be just as unusual as the rollercoaster ride of an offseason which preceded it. Rice football is three practices into its preseason and it’s been different too. Community Gatorade cup distributions have been replaced with individual water coolers. Social distancing is being taken very seriously.
Through all of those changes, there have been a few meaningful takeaways from the first few days of camp. Starting with the quarterback battle…