Rice hires Texas State's Bailiff as head coach
HOUSTON -- One of David Bailiff's top priorities as the new Rice coach is gaining the Owls' trust.
Bailiff, coach at Division I-AA Texas State the past three seasons, was introduced Friday and talked about many of the things Todd Graham did at the same podium a year ago.
Graham stunned the Owls by bolting for Tulsa last week, just three days after signing a contract extension to stay at Rice, which he led to its first bowl game in 45 years.
The jilted Owls are understandably ...
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