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Driphus Jackson is still Rice starter. He isn't hurt. David Bailiff said he just had to try something different to try to kick start O.
Rice falls to Western Kentucky, 49-10. Owls are now 2-3 on the season, 1-1 in C-USA play. Head to Florida Atlantic next week.
Oy vey. There aren't even enough men on the field for a punt? Then Rice realizes it,then gets called for an illegal procedure? Make it stop.
Tyler Stehling just got stripped and sacked. Oh, & WKU recovered it. At the 2. That pretty much sums up this day for Rice.
Western Kentucky scores for the first time in the second half. They could have definitely scored sooner but are trying to kill the clock.
They're looking at Mouchantaf's left side, looks like on his shoulder but hard to tell. There are nine people surrounding him.
Talked to Stu about injuries earlier this week. He said 'You never want to talk about them but they always happen."
Stuart Mouchantaf is down.
WKU will enter the 4th quarter with 1st-and-goal. Tops ate up a ton of clock time that quarter with the run.
This referee crew may easily be the third best team on the field today.
Tyler Stehling still in at quarterback but Rice just not getting any consistent momentum.
Fumble-rooski & a false start & the Owls punt away opening drive of second half. Whatever halftime talk they had didn't take on that drive.
Halftime: WKU 35, Rice 10. Rice committed 4 turnovers in 1st half (2 INT, 2 fumbles). That's 14 turnovers in 4.5 weeks. Had 12 last season.
Tyler Stehling. Intercepted. Intended for Alaka. Either he's running the routes too long or Driphus and Tyler both underthrew to him.
Rice could create a blooper reel of this first half. They just botched the kickoff after two guys went for the ball. Starting at their own 7
RT @zach_greenwell: Rice has 198 yards, including 55 rushing. Tops once again making good use of the turnover margin.
Pass interference call on V.J. Banks places WKU at 2-yd line. Hilltoppers score for the fifth time this half. WKU 35, Rice 10.
WKU's Doughty with another huge pass. This one for 52 yards. Ryan Pollard gets burned this time.
With Stehling in at QB, Rice goes 12 plays and 75 yards for the score. Luke Turner powers into EZ despite multiple defenders in his way.
Tyler Stehling will be in for Rice at QB. Looks like Driphus may be suffering from some of the big hits he took last week against Baylor.