About the game
When/where: Noon today; Rice Stadium.
Radio: 94.1 FM.
Records: Rice 1-5, 0-2 Conference USA; UAB 4-1, 2-0. UAB update: The Blazers rank second nationally in passing yards allowed (134.2 yards per game). … Running back Spencer Brown leads C-USA in rushing (237.6 per game). The Blazers have had at least 200 rushing yards in four of their five games. … With a win, UAB would match its best start in program history — 5-1 in 2004.
Rice update: Running back Austin Walter is second in the nation in all-purpose yards (193.5 per game). … Punter Jack Fox has 13 attempts that have landed inside the 20, with 10 inside the 10.