Rice Football is well represented on 2020 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in the Divisional Round.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player. Four Rice football alums made the playoffs this year.
Divisional Round Schedule
Green Bay def. Los Angeles Rams, 32-18
Buffalo def. Baltimore, 17-3
Tampa Bay def. New Orleans, 30-20
Kansas City def. Cleveland (Sendejo), 22-17
Championship Round Schedule
Buffalo at Kansas City, Sunday – 2:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Green Bay, Sunday – 5:40 p.m.
NFL Owls Update
Luke Willson, Chris Boswell and Vance McDonald were each eliminated from the NFL Playoffs in the Wild Card Round. Willson’s Seahawks fell to the Rams. Boswell and McDonald’s Steelers were bounced by the Browns.
Andrew Sendejo – Saf, Browns
Sendejo played in both of the Browns’ playoff games this season. He had five tackles and one pass deflection in their victory over the Steelers in the Wild Card Round. On Sunday against the Chiefs, he had one tackle. The Browns have been eliminated. Sendejo finishes the year with 72 total tackles and three pass deflections.
Jack Fox picked up more accolades this week, being named an NFL’s second-team All-Pro selection. He was the only Owl to receive All-Pro honors.
Former Rice football defensive lineman Myles Adams has signed a futures contract with the Seahawks. Adams spent time with the Panthers’ practice squad this year before signing with the Seahawks practice squad at the end of the season.
More Owls in the NFL
From practice squads to current free agents, there are other 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.