Rashee Rice helps SMU down Tulane
The sophomore wide receiver had seven catches for 139 yards and a touchdown to help SMU to a 37-34 overtime win at Tulane on Friday.
The win over Tulane (2-3, 0-3 American Athletic Conference) helped SMU (5-0, 2-0) move up one spot in the latest Associated Press College Football Poll to No. 16.
The former Richland star caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Shane Buechele (Arlington Lamar) in the final three minutes of the first half to put SMU ahead of Tulane 17-14.
Rice helped Richland to an 11-3 record as a junior and was a first-team All-District honoree.
SMU hosts No. 9 Cincinnati (3-0, 1-0) at 8 p.m. on Saturday on ESPN2.