As Ive been pointing out, two of the toughest teams we played last season, UAB and Utah State we’re signing a lot of juco players as well as transfers. Now it looks like Rice is starting to offer more jucos under their new coach which is a big change for them.
Last offseason, Bloomgren signed linebacker Blaze Alldredge from Los Angeles Pierce College.
Like many Owls newcomers, Alldredge was productive — finishing second on the team in tackles after taking over at inside linebacker halfway through the season.
But more intriguing was the fact that Alldredge, a former junior college player, was at Rice in the first place.
In former coach David Bailiff’s 11 seasons, Rice signed two junior college athletes. But when Bloomgren took over, he was optimistic more could play — and thrive academically — at Rice.
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