Rice's Newest Football Player Is 4-Foot-9, 135 Pounds

Jayson Carter put up some big numbers in high school, rushing for 1,233 yards and 18 touchdowns at Kipp, a charter high school near Houston. He also excelled on defense. A freshman, he recently earned a spot as a walk-on at Rice, where coach David Bailiff sees him getting an opportunity to get on the field this season. Even though Carter is nine inches shorter and 30 pounds lighter than Rudy. [Dr. Saturday, via Fox Houston]