Rice Football is well represented on 2022 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls from this week and the season as a whole.
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 18||Result||Next|
|Denver Broncos||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Elijah Garcia (DL)
|vs Chargers||W, 31-28||—|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Packers||W, 20-16||—|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||vs Texans||L, 32-31||—|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)
Christian Covington (DL)
|at Broncos||L, 21-28||at Jaguars|
|LA Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||at Seahawks||L, 19-16 (OT)||—|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs Browns||W, 28-14||—|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs Rams||W, 19-16 (OT)||at 49ers|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||at Falcons||L, 30-17||vs Cowboys|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson appeared in 14 of the Broncos’ games this season, including seven starts. Before this year, he’d started five games in the 2020 and 2021 seasons combined. The Broncos did not make the playoffs.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson set career-best marks across the board, making four starts for the Colts this season. He caught 31 passes for 203 yards. The Colts did not make the playoffs.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett started his tenth consecutive game this weekend. He’s appeared in every game for the Bucs following Week 7 after making two appearances for the Bucs a season ago with no starts. The Bucs host the Cowboys in a Wild Card game on Monday night.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammell played in the Rams’ final six games, catching two passes for 13 yards. His primary role was on special teams this season where he played roughly a third of his total snaps. The Rams did not make the playoffs.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams appeared in a career-high 10 games for the Seahawks this season, tallying 16 tackles with one tackle for a loss, one quarterback hit and one pass defended. The Seahawks visit the 49ers in a Wild Card game on Saturday.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan appeared in a career-high 15 games for the Chargers this season, setting career highs in starts (11), tackles (47) and interceptions (3). He also posted six passes defended, two tackles for a loss and two quarterback hits. The Chargers visit the Jaguars in a Wild Card game on Saturday.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington appeared in four games for the Chargers this season before being placed on Injured Reserve after suffering a pec injury in the Chargers’ Week 10 game against the 49ers. He finished the season with 12 tackles. The Chargers visit the Jaguars in a Wild Card game on Saturday.
Elijah Gacia – DT, Broncos
Garcia was signed off the Rams practice squad and appeared in his first game with the Broncos in Week 17. He recorded his first career tackle a week later against the Chargers. The Broncos did not make the playoffs.
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Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted 52 times this season with a long of 66 yards. He pinned 14 balls inside the 20 and averaged 48.6 yards per punt, the sixth-best mark in the league. The Lions did not make the playoffs.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell made 20-of-28 field goal attempts this season and all 18 of his extra point tries. He was lethal from long range, converting on 7-of-9 field goal tries from 50+ yards away. The Steelers did not make the playoffs.
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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