· Seniors LB Steven Kurfehs, TE Jeremiah Moeller and QB Eric Soza and junior S Triston Wade served as captains for today’s game.
· UTSA rushed for a season-high 264 yards on 49 carries (5.4 ypc), which was the most allowed by Rice this season. It ranks as the third-highest total in school history, behind a program-record 299 yards against Texas State (Nov. 24, 2012) and a 289-yard outing against Minot State (Nov. 19, 2011).
· UTSA accumulated 434 total yards (264 rushing/170 passing), which was its third-highest total of the season. Meanwhile, the Roadrunners defense, which came into the contest allowing 402.8 yards per contest, held the Owls to just 340 yards (157 rushing/183 passing).
· The Roadrunners held Rice to a season-low 157 yards on the ground. The Owls came into the game leading Conference USA by averaging 208.6 ypg.
· The Roadrunners gained 160 yards on the ground in the first half, which was more than their game totals against New Mexico (157), Oklahoma State (135), Arizona (102), Houston (128) and Marshall (97).
· UTSA took a 7-6 lead in the second quarter with a five-play, 85-yard drive that lasted just 2:29. All five plays were rushing attempts and the Roadrunners got a pair of big plays with a 38-yard run from Soza, which was his longest of the season, that was followed by a 37-yard scamper by RB David Glasco II.
· Glasco II registered a career-high 78 yards rushing to go along with a touchdown. The San Antonio native has reached paydirt in four of the last five contests and now has a program-record 17 (15 rushing/2 receiving) career touchdowns. His previous high rushing total was 70 yards at Arizona (Sept. 14, 2013) and South Alabama (Sept. 1, 2012).
· In addition to his 170 yards through the air, Soza finished with 85 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns on 17 carries. It was his highest output on the ground since gaining 97 yards against Texas State (Nov. 24, 2012), while it marked his second game with multiple rushing scores (3 TDs at Idaho/Nov. 17, 2012).
· Junior S Nic Johnston registered a season-high nine tackles, including four solo stops, on the day. His previous high this season was seven tackles against Oklahoma State (Sept. 7) and the output was his best since recording 10 tackles against McNeese State (Nov. 10, 2012).
· UTSA now has scored 17 touchdowns and three field goals in its 24 trips (83 percent) into the red zone this season. The Roadrunners scored three touchdowns in their only three trips against the Owls.
· DE Codie Brooks finished today’s contest with one sack to push his season total to a team-leading five. Brooks, who entered the day ranked second among C-USA players, now sits third on the program’s single-season sacks chart.
· Soza completed 17 passes to 12 different receivers on the afternoon. He has found at least 11 different targets in all seven games this season and topped at least 12 five times.
· Junior PK Sean Ianno extended his streak of consecutive PATs made to 72 (perfect for his three-year career).
· Today’s attendance was 25,272.