Rice starting redshirt sophomore TE Connor Cella will miss 4-6 weeks due to a fractured rib.
TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline wasn't impressed with Rice redshirt senior WR Jordan Taylor's game tape.
Former LSU K James Hairston has transferred to Rice.
Rice redshirt senior CB Bryce Callahan "doesn't have ideal cornerback measureables," but his "relentless fight and toughness" are apparent on game film, writes CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
CBS Sports' Dane Bugler notes that Rice senior DT Christian Covington "compared very favorably to Timmy Jernigan" on tape.
Rice Senior DT Stuart Mouchantaf "suffered a setback in his recovery from knee surgery and will miss the 2014 season" according to Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman
Chiefs selected Rice CB Phillip Gaines with the No. 87 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.
Rice CB Phillip Gaines is visiting the Steelers on Thursday.
Rice CB Phillip Gaines has upcoming visits scheduled with the Giants, Cardinals, Dolphins and Bills.
Rice's Phillip Gaines ranks as Charles Davis' top CB sleeper.
Rice CB Phillip Gaines posted an official 4.38 forty at the NFL Combine.
Rice signed coach David Bailiff to a new five-year contract.
Rice sophomore QB Nate German, along with 13 BCS starters, will work with QB guru George Whitfield in March.
Rice senior CB Phillip Gaines accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game.
Rice K Chris Boswell has been invited to the Senior Bowl.