Rice Football is well represented on 2022 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 2.
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 2||Result||Week 3|
|Denver||Calvin Anderson (OL)||vs Houston||W, 16-9||vs 49ers|
|Detroit||Jack Fox (P)||vs Washington||W, 36-27||at Vikings|
|Indianapolis||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Jacksonville||L, 24-0||vs Chiefs|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)||at Kansas City (TNF)||L, 27-24||vs Jaguars|
|Pittsburgh||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs New England||L, 17-14||at Browns|
|Seattle||Myles Adams (DL)||at San Francisco||L, 27-7||vs Falcons|
|Tampa Bay||Nick Leverett (OL)||at New Orleans||W, 20-10||vs Packers|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson played on special teams again this week, seeing four snaps of action in the Broncos’ win over the Texans on Sunday.
Kylen Gransen – TE, Colts
Thank you to reader James Saduske for the note to include Kylen Gransen, who played two seasons at Rice before transferring to SMU. Gransen was credited with his first career NFL start this week, hauling in two receptions for 14 yards, returning one kick for 15 yards and making one tackle.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was active but did not play for the Bucs in their Week 2 victory over the Saints.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams was inactive for the Seahawks’ Week 2 loss to the 49ers.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan posted two tackles in the Chargers’ Week 2 victory over the Chiefs.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington was elevated from the Chargers’ practice squad to the active roster last week but did not play in their Week 2 win over the Chiefs. He was inactive.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
In the Lions’ Week 2 victory over the Commanders, Fox punted five times, averaging a gaudy 55.4 yards per punt with a long of 63 yards. He put one inside the 20. Through two games, Fox ranks top five in the league in average punt distance and net punting distance.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell did his part in the Steelers’ Week 2 loss to the Patriots, converting on both of his field goal tries including a long conversion from 52 yards. He did not attempt any extra points.
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.
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