Rice Football is well represented on 2020 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 10.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
Week 10 results
Pittsburgh (Boswell, McDonald) def. Cincinnati (Covington), 36-10
Cleveland (Sendejo) def. Houston (Gaines), 10-7
Las Vegas def. Denver (Anderson, Callahan), 37-12
Detroit (Fox) def. Washington, 30-27
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson was listed as the starter for the Broncos’ Week 10 game against the Raiders. It was his first start since joining the team last season. The Broncos host the Dolphins in Week 11.
Vance McDonald – TE, Steelers
McDonald missed the Steelers’ Week 10 game after being placed on the Injured Reserve/COVID-19 list. The Steelers visit the Jaguars in Week 11.
Austin Walter – RB, 49ers
Walter got into the second half of the 49ers Week 10 loss to the Saints. He carried the ball once for three yards. He also caught a short screen pass and burst through the line for a 27 yard gain. The 49ers are on bye in Week 11.
Couple broken tackles then hit the jets.
— The Roost (@AtTheRoost) November 16, 2020
Defense and Special Teams
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was busy in the Steelers’ Week 10 win over the Bengals. He converted three extra points and three field goals, including a long of 45-yards. It’s the first time this season he’s attempted at least three field goals in a game. He’s a perfect 11-for-11 on the season. The Steelers visit the Jaguars in Week 11.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan was credited with three tackles and one pass defensed in the Broncos’ Week 10 loss to the Raiders, but his impact on the game was evident from the start.
Carr 4-of-7 for Raiders — each incompletion came when targeting #Broncos CB Bryce Callahan. … Time to try something else, Derek.
— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) November 15, 2020
He was the only Broncos’ defender to register a pass deflection. The Broncos host the Dolphins in Week 11.
Christian Covington – DL, Bengals
Covington picked up two tackles in the Bengals’ Week 10 loss to the Steelers. He’s now had multiple tackles in seven of nine games this season. The Bengals visit the Washington Football Team in Week 11.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox handed in another impressive performance in Week 10. He punted four times, pinning three of them inside the 20-yard line including a long of 51 yards. The Lions visit the Panthers in Week 11.
Phillip Gaines – CB, Texans
Gaines did not play in the Texans’ Week 10 loss to the Browns. The Texans host the Patriots in Week 11.
Andrew Sendejo – Saf, Browns
Sendejo had three tackles in the Browns’ Week 10 win over the Texans. The Browns host the Eagles in Week 11.
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.