HOUSTON – The Rice Owls will take on Texas A&M in their 2013 football opener on August 31. The game time has been set for 12 CT and will be broadcast on ESPN.
Two years ago, Rice opened at Texas in Austin. The Owls lost that game 34-9.
Rice has an open date after the opener before returning to action on September 14th against Kansas at Rice Stadium. Kick-off for the home opener has been scheduled for 6:30 pm CT.
The Aggies will host Sam Houston State the week after welcoming Rice to College Station. Kick-off for that time has been set for 6 pm and the game will be available on pay per view.