Rice Football is well represented on 2022 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 17.
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 17||Result||Week 18|
|Denver Broncos||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Elijah Garcia (DL)
|at Chiefs||L, 27-24||vs Chargers|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Lions||L, 41-10||at Packers|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Giants||L, 38-10||vs Texans|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)
Christian Covington (DL)
|vs Rams||W, 31-10||at Broncos|
|LA Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||at Chargers||L, 31-10||at Seahawks|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Ravens||W, 16-13||vs Browns|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs Jets||W, 23-6||vs Rams|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Panthers||W, 30-24||at Falcons|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson has now appeared in all 16 of the Broncos’ games this season, including seven starts. He was in a reserve role in Week 16 and inactive in Week 17.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson has missed each of the past two games while dealing with an ankle injury.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett started his ninth consecutive game this weekend. He’s appeared in every game for the Bucs since Week 7.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammell has played a small role on the Rams’ offense in the past two weeks while being active on special teams. He’s appeared in five consecutive games.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams has been a part of the Seahawks’ core rotation on the defensive line over the last several weeks, managing three tackles in Week 16 against the Chiefs and two more against the Jets in Week 17.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan has six total tackles across his past two games and continues to be a key component of the Chargers’ secondary.
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 but shared part of his recovery process on social media this week.
2023 starting off with ⚡️⚡️⚡️ 6 weeks out… pic.twitter.com/ovdA3ssFAm
— Christian Covington (@thetangibleC4) January 2, 2023
Elijah Gacia – DT, Broncos
After being signed off the Rams practice square a few weeks ago, Garcia saw his first action with the Broncos this week, playing seven snaps against the Chiefs in Week 17.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted three times on Sunday with a long of 60 yards. He put one ball inside the 20 and averaged 50 yards per punt.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell made three of four kicks on Sunday, including a long of 51 yards and an extra point. Boswell’s final field goal of the day put the Steelers within striking distance against the Ravens, setting up a game-winning drive.
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.
Subscribe on Patreon for exclusive Rice football recruiting updates, practice notes and more.