Rice vs. North Texas Score, Recap & Analysis

    Rice vs. North Texas score, recap, analysis and reaction from the in-state matchup between the Owls and Mean Green.

    September 16, 2015

    North Texas vs. Rice

    Final Score: Rice 38, North Texas 24

    1. Rice was helped by three takeaways, but the offense took over, overcoming a 10-7 deficit with three Driphus Jackson touchdown passes. Dennis Parks scored on pass plays from 13 and nine yards out.

    2. The Owls scored 31 straight points after North Texas got up on a 33-yard Carlos Harris touchdown catch.

    3. The Mean Green scored the final 14 points of the game, getting a five-yard A.J. Ezzard run in the third and a 93-yard Carlos Harris catch in the fourth.

    Rice

    – Driphus Jackson completed 29-of-39 passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns.

    – Jowan Davis ran 21 times for 102 yards, and Dennis Parks caught eight passes for 163 yards and two scores.

    – Rice outgained North Texas 562 yards to 478

    North Texas

    – Andrew McNulty completed 19-of-35 passes for 303 yards and two scores with a pick.

    – Carlos Harris caught eight passes for 193 yards and two scores.

    – Time of possession: Rice 41:50 – North Texas 18:10

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