Reserve QB thwarts Air Force’s defense

Posted: December 30, 2012 at 3:17 a.m.

Rice Coach David Bailiff reacts after being drenched with water by players following the Owls’ 33-14 victory over Air Force on Saturday at the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.

When Rice freshman quarterback Driphus Jackson was thrust into action in the Armed Forces Bowl, he drove the Owls within 2 yards of a tying touchdown before his errant pitch.

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Sports, Pages 31 on 12/30/2012