Rice Stadium

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This article is about the college football stadium in Texas. For the former college football stadium in Utah, see Robert Rice Stadium.
Rice Stadium
Location Houston, Texas
Opened September 30, 1950
Other Names Houston Stadium
Tenants Rice Owls (1950-present)
Houston Oilers (1965-67)
Houston Cougars (1951-64)

Rice Stadium is an American football stadium located on the Rice University campus in Houston, Texas. It has been the home of the Rice Owls football team since its completion in 1950, and hosted Super Bowl VIII in early 1974.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football December 17, 1960 Bluebonnet Bowl (Texas Longhorns vs. Alabama Crimson Tide) Program
October 24, 1964 Rice Owls vs. Texas Longhorns Program
American Football League September 12, 1965 Houston Oilers vs. New York Jets Program
August 2, 1966 Houston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders Program
September 10, 1966 Houston Oilers vs. Oakland Raiders Program
October 23, 1966 Houston Oilers vs. Miami Dolphins Program

See also

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