Rice Football is well represented on 2023 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 7.
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 7||Result||Week 8|
|Denver Broncos||Elijah Garcia (DL)||vs Packers||W, 19-17||vs Chiefs|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Ravens||L, 38-6||vs Raiders|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||vs Browns||L, 39-38||vs Saints|
|Los Angeles Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||vs Steelers||L, 24-17||at Cowboys|
|New England Patriots||Calvin Anderson (OL)||vs Bills||W, 29-25||vs Dolphins|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Rams||W, 24-17||vs Jaguars|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs Cardinals||W, 20-10||vs Browns|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs Falcons||L, 16-13||at Bills|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Patriots
Anderson was inactive in Week 7 for just the second time this season.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson was not activated from the concussion protocol this week and was inactive for the Colts’ Week 7 loss to the Browns.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
After being active in all of the Bucs games to this point but not playing, Leverett saw his first action of the season on special teams in Week 6.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammel returned his second kickoff as a Ram this weekend, taking it 20 yards, a career-long.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams returned to primarily special teams duty this week after posting back-to-back games with a tackle on defense.
Elijah Garcia – DL, Broncos
Garcia was inactive for Week 7. He last played for the Broncos in Week 5 against the Jets.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted four times on Sunday, including a long of 61 yards. That was one of the lone bright spots for the Lions in an otherwise tough afternoon.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell attempted just one field goal try on Sunday, but he made it count, delivering from 53 yards out. He also tacked on three extra-point tries in another perfect outing.
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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