Harris County commissioners proclaim Dec. 31 as ‘Rice Owls Day’


Rice head football coach David Bailiff and several members of the Rice Owls stopped by Harris County Commissioners Court to receive a proclamation of Dec. 31 as “Rice Owls Day” in Harris County in honor of the Owls’ Liberty Bowl game in Memphis. Pictured (from left): Commissioner Steve Radack, junior Gabe Baker, Commissioner Jack Mormon, County Judge Ed Emmett ’71, junior Nico Carlson, Bailiff, senior Taylor McHargue, Commissioner Jack Cagle ’83 and Commissioner El Franco Lee.

About David Ruth

David Ruth is director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.