August 21st, 2018 | by CollegeAD

When Mike Bloomgren leads the Rice Owls onto the Rice Stadium turf for his first game on August 25, he will do so as the Dunlevie Family Head Football Coach, thanks to an endowed gift by Bruce ’79 and Elizabeth Dunlevie. The endowment is the first for a Rice Athletics coaching position, and one of the few endowed head coaching position within the FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) level of NCAA Football. Bloomgren was named the 19th head coach at Rice on December 7, 2017 after seven seasons at Stanford. He was promoted to be Stanford’s Andrew Luck Director of Offense in 2013, one year after that position was endowed in 2012. Read More.

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