Rice Football is well represented on 2022 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 15.
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 15||Result||Week 16|
|Denver Broncos||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Elijah Garcia (DL)
|vs Cardinals||W, 24-15||at Rams|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Jets||W, 20-17||at Panthers|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Vikings||L, 39-36 (OT)||vs Chargers (MNF)|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)
Christian Covington (DL)
|vs Titans||W, 17-14||at Colts|
|LA Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||at Packers (MNF)||L, 24-12||vs Broncos|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Panthers||W, 24-16||vs Raiders|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs 49ers (TNF)||L, 21-13||at Chiefs|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Bengals||L, 34-23||at Cardinals|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson returned to a reserve role for the Broncos this week. After making six consecutive starts he played primarily on special teams against the Cardinals.
Kylen Gransen – TE, Colts
Gransen caught two passes for 34 yards on Saturday in the Colts’ Week 15 loss to the Vikings.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett started his seventh consecutive game this weekend. He’s appeared in every game for the Bucs since Week 7.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammell has now appeared in three straight games for the Rams. He did not have any receptions on their Monday Night Football appearance this week, but did play on offensive and defensive snaps.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams came through on Thursday Night Football with his first tackle for a loss and his first pass deflection of the season, also playing a season-high number of special teams snaps.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan had one tackle in the Chargers’ Week 15 win over the Titans.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington was placed on Injured Reserve after suffering a pec injury in the Chargers’ Week 10 game against the 49ers. He hasn’t played since.
Elijah Gacia – DT, Broncos
The Broncos signed Elijah Garcia to their active roster off the Rams practice squad early last week. He was inactive this week.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted four times on Sunday with a long of 49 yards. He put one ball inside the 20 and average 44.5 yards per punt.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was productive in his second week back after a stint on the injured reserve. He connected on all three of his extra points and his lone field goal try, a 50-yard attempt.
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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