RICE 0 7 3 0 10
TEXASAM 7 14 14 3 38
Date of game: 9/13/2014

Recap: Texas A&M vs. Rice

College Station, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Kenny Hill had four touchdown passes as No. 7 Texas A&M rolled to a 38-10 win over Rice on Saturday.

Hill went 20-for-31 for 300 yards with Josh Reynolds catching two scoring passes for the Aggies (3-0), who also got a rushing touchdown from Tra Carson. Speedy Noil and Ricky Seals-Jones each caught a score as well.

"We started off slow," Hill said. "We are going to work on that and fix that and be better next week."

Driphus Jackson was 21-for-32 for 212 yards and a touchdown for the Owls (0-2), who opened their season on Aug. 30 with a loss to Notre Dame.

The Aggies took the lead on their second touch of the game as a 13-play, 80- yard drive saw the team find the end zone when Noil caught a 14-yard score for a 7-0 lead with 3 1/2 minutes left in the first quarter.

Texas A&M's first touch of the second quarter proved fruitful, as a quick six- play, 69-yard drive saw Hill and Seals-Jones connect for a 13-yard score and a 14-0 lead.

The Owls responded on their next touch as Jackson hit Mario Hull for a 35-yard score to cut their deficit in half, but the Aggies later got a 48-yard touchdown grab from Reynolds with 3 1/2 minutes to play in the first half for a 21-7 advantage.

Rice had a 48-yard field goal attempt by James Hairston blocked near the end of the half.

Texas A&M began the second half with the ball and made it pay off, with Reynolds hauling in a 20-yard score for a 28-7 lead.

A 1-yard touchdown run from Carson with 5 1/2 minutes to play in the third made it a 35-7 game, while Hairston hit a 33-yard field goal near the end of the frame.

Josh Lambo made a 47-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter for the Aggies to cap the scoring in the game.

Game Notes

Texas A&M plays at SMU next Saturday ... Rice outgained Texas A&M, 481-477, and dominated clock possession 43:14-16:46 ... The Aggies have won 51 of the 80 games against the Owls.

NAU scores late, upsets No. 2 Eastern Washington

Northern Arizona backup quarterback Jordan Perry connected with freshman wide receiver Dan Galindo on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds remaining to lift the Lumberjacks to a 28-27 upset of No. 2 Eastern Washington on Saturday.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Dolphins reinstate Jordan from suspension

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated 2013 first- round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster after the defensive end completed a six-game season-opening suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.