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)||Wild Card||Result|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)
Christian Covington (DL)
|at Jaguars||L, 31-30|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||at 49ers||L, 41-23|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Cowboys||L, 31-14|
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was limited with a knee injury in practice this week and was inactive for the Bucs’ Wild Card game against the Cowboys following 10 consecutive regular season starts.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams made his career postseason debut this past weekend with two tackles in the Seahawks’ Wild Card game against the 49ers, including one tackle for a loss.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan was third on the team with six tackles in the Chargers’ Wild Card game against the Jaguars. He also added one pass defended. It was the first playoff appearance for the seven year pro.
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 did not play in the Chargers’ Wild Card game against the Jaguars.
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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