All-American Level subscribers on Patreon get access to a monthly Q&A with me. This update focuses on Rice football and its stalwart defense.
Q. The spring practice updates have only underscored how excited I am to see the Rice defense against non-Conference USA opponents in 2021. Can Rice shut down everyone else like they blanked Marshall?
A. What defensive coordinator Brian Smith has accomplished with the Rice football defense is nothing short of amazing. He inherited one of the worst defenses in the FBS and elevated it to the No. 12 scoring defense in the nation last season.