Rice Football is well represented on 2023 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 6.
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 6||Result||Week 7|
|Denver Broncos||Elijah Garcia (DL)||at Chiefs (TNF)||L, 19-8||vs Packers|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Bucs||W, 20-6||at Ravens|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Jaguars||L, 37-20||vs Browns|
|Los Angeles Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||vs Cardinals||W, 26-9||vs Steelers|
|New England Patriots||Calvin Anderson (OL)||at Raiders||L, 21-17||vs Bills|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||— BYE —||—||at Rams|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||at Bengals||L, 17-13||vs Cardinals|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Lions||L, 20-6||vs Falcons|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Patriots
After being inactive in Week 5, Anderson returned to special teams duty in Week 6. That’s been his primary role this season after starting the first two games of the regular season.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson was the second-leading receiver for the Colts in Week 5, trailing only wideout Michael Pittman Jr. Granson hauled in three passes, including the 45-yarder below, finishing with a career-best 67 receiving yards.
Smooth route by Kylen Granson. 45-yard gain but could've been more if he got hit in stride. pic.twitter.com/VkAchrxMje
— Cody Manning (@CodyTalksNFL) October 17, 2023
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett has yet to appear in a game for the Bucs so far this season despite being active again on Sunday.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammel registered a career-best 30 return yards on three punt returns on Sunday, but did fumble, his first turnover of his professional career. He also added a few snaps at a wide receiver.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams registered another tackle in Week 5, bringing his season total to five. He’s seen more work in the last three games than he had at any point prior in the season.
Elijah Garcia – DL, Broncos
Garcia was inactive on Thursday night for the Broncos’ loss to the Chiefs.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox boomed four punts on Sunday, averaging 45 yards including a long of 50. He downed two of them inside the 20.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell and the Steelers were on bye in Week 5.
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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