Rice Football is well represented on 2023 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 Broncos||Elijah Garcia (DL)||vs Commanders||L, 38-35||at Dolphins|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||vs Seahawks||L, 37-31 (OT)||vs Falcons|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Texans||W, 31-20||at Ravens|
|New England Patriots||Calvin Anderson (OL)||vs Dolphins||L, 24-17||at Jets|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs Browns (MNF)||W, 26-22||at Raiders|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||at Lions||L, 37-31 (OT)||vs Panthers|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Bears||W, 27-17||vs Eagles|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Patriots
Anderson posted his second start of the season this weekend in the Patriots loss to the Dolphins.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson was the third most targeted player for the Colts on Sunday, hauling in three passes for 16 yards and the team’s only receiving score of the day. It was the first touchdown of his career.
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Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was active for the Bucs again this week, but did not see action in their Week 2 win over the Bears.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams was active but did not record any tackles in the Seahawks’ Week 2 game against the Lions.
Elijah Garcia – DL, Broncos
After appearing in the Broncos’ season opener, Garcia was inactive for their Week 2 game against the Commanders.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox was only called upon once on Sunday, booting a 53-yard punt in his only touch against the Seahawks.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was perfect under the Monday Night Football lights, connecting on a pair of extra points and both of his field goals tries, including a long of 52 yards.
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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