Rice Football is well represented on 2021 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 3.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
|Team||NFL Owl(s)||Week 3||Result||Week 4|
|Los Angeles Chargers||Christian Covington (DL)||at Kansas City||W, 30-24||vs Las Vegas (MNF)|
|Denver||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Bryce Callahan (CB)
|vs New York Jets||W, 26-0||vs Baltimore|
|Pittsburgh||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs Cincinnati||L, 24-10||at Green Bay|
|Detroit||Jack Fox (P)||vs Baltimore||L, 19-17||at Chicago|
|Tampa Bay||Nick Leverett (OL)||at Los Angeles Rams||L, 34-24||at New England (SNF)|
|Indianapolis||Andrew Sendejo (Saf)||at Tennessee||L, 25-16||at Miami|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson saw his typical allotment of special teams snaps on Sunday against the Jets. He has yet to make an appearance with the offense yet this season.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was a gameday inactive for the Bucs in their Week 3 game against the Rams. He has yet to appear in a game with the team this season.
Defense and Special Teams
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was 1-of-2 on field goals against the Bengals in Week 3. His lone miss came from 42-yards. He converted his only extra point try.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan has registered at least one pass deflection in each of his past two games, including one against the Jets in Week 3. He also added one tackle in the shutout victory.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington maintains an active role with the defense and special teams with the Chargers this season. He had three tackles in their Week 3 victory over the Chiefs.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox was busy on Sunday against the Ravens, punting six times for an average of 45.5 yards. He put two of his kicks inside the 20 and hit a long of 59-yards.
Andrew Sendejo – S, Colts
Sendejo saw his first action on defense this season in Week 3 against the Colts, registering his first tackle which was a tackle for a loss. He also saw action on special teams.
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.