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Rice Owls Photos

Rice Owls Photos

  1. Rice wide receiver Zach Wright (9) reaches for a pass as Notre Dame safety Elijah Shumate (22) defends during an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Notre Dame won 48-17. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Sheldon Day #91 (bottom) and Romeo Okwara #45 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hit Driphus Jackson #6 of the Rice Owls at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Rice 48-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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  2. SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish breaks away from Tabari McGaskey #43 of the Rice Owls at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Rice 48-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Greg Bryant #1 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish breaks a tackle attempt by Grant Peterson #80 of the Rice Owls on a 17 yard touchdown run at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Rice 48-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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  3. *** BESTPIX *** SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Ben Koyack #18 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish catches a first down ball over Jaylon Finner #25 of the Rice Owls at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Rice 48-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is hit by Tabari McGaskey #43 of the Rice Owls at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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  4. SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Corey Robinson #88 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is tackled by Ryan Pollard #22 of the Rice Owls after a first down catch at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Corey Robinson #88 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs after a first down catch as Ryan Pollard #22 of the Rice Owls moves in foir the tackle at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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  5. SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Driphus Jackson #6 of the Rice Owls looks to pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - AUGUST 30: Jarron James #94 of the Norte Dame Fighting Irish brings down Driphus Jackson #6 of the Rice Owls at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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