Rice Football is well represented on 2023 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 3.
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 3||Result||Week 4|
|Denver Broncos||Elijah Garcia (DL)||at Dolphins||L, 70-20||at Bears|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||vs Falcons||W, 20-6||at Packers|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Ravens||W, 22-19 (OT)||vs Rams|
|New England Patriots||Calvin Anderson (OL)||at Jets||W, 15-10||at Cowboys|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Raiders (SNF)||W, 23-18||at Texans|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs Panthers||W, 37-27||at Giants (MNF)|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Eagles (MNF)||L, 25-11||at Saints|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Patriots
Anderson saw only special teams duty this week after starting each of the Patriots’ first two games.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
A week removed from his first NFL touchdown, Granson caught two passes for nine yards. That didn’t spoil the fun week he had prior, including this photo shoot with the ball.
Colts third-year TE Kylen Granson celebrated his first career TD by doing a photoshoot with the ball ????
(via Kylen Granson/IG) pic.twitter.com/Bd2scyT73P
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) September 19, 2023
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was active for the Bucs again this week, but did not see action in their Week 3 game against the Eagles.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
For the third consecutive game, Adams was active but did not record any statistics.
Elijah Garcia – DL, Broncos
After being inactive in Week 2, Garcia was active in the Broncos’ Week 3 game against the Dolphins but did not register any tackles.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox was busy on Sunday, punting six times against the Falcons. He placed three balls inside the 20 and had a long of 62 yards.
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 24, 2023
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was stellar once again, drilling a 57-yard field goal on Sunday Night football, one of three field goals he made on the night, helping propel the Steelers over the Raiders.
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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