Players

Sidney Rice
WR #18
Height:
6-4
Weight:
202
Age:
27
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Gaffney, S.C.
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2013):

REC
15
YDS
231
AVG
15.4
TDS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 243 3,592 14.8 63 30 4 9 2.3 3 0 3 2
2013 SEA 8 6 15 231 15.4 31T 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 SEA 16 16 50 748 15 46T 7 2 6 3 3 0 -- --
2011 SEA 9 9 32 484 15.1 52T 2 2 3 1.5 3 0 1 0
2010 MIN 6 5 17 280 16.5 46 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 14 83 1,312 15.8 63 8 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2008 MIN 13 3 15 141 9.4 23T 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 MIN 13 4 31 396 12.8 60T 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CAR W 12-7 2 35 17.5 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 SF W 29-3 1 13 13 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 JAC W 45-17 5 79 15.8 23 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @HOU W 23-20 1 11 11 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @IND L 28-34 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 TEN W 20-13 2 35 17.5 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
7 @ARI W 34-22 3 50 16.7 31 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @STL W 14-9 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed by the Seahawks on April 18, 2014.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted by Minnesota with the 12th pick in the second round (44th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Played four seasons and 48 games for the Vikings before signing with Seattle.
• Started all 16 games for first time in career in 2012. Led Seattle in receiving (50) and yards (748) and tied Golden Tate in touchdowns (7), one shy of his career-high set in 2009.
• Has completed four of seven career pass attempts for 174 yards, including a 55-yard strike to Mike Williams on the first play of the game at St. Louis (11/20/11).
• In first season with Seahawks in 2011, started nine games totaling 32 catches for 484 yards and two touchdowns. Posted eight catches for 109 yards in Seattle debut. Missed the first two games of the season with a shoulder injury and spent the final five games on injured reserve (concussion).
• The Vikings were 13-4 in games when Rice caught a touchdown pass, including playoffs.
• Returned from preseason hip surgery to play in six games in 2010 after beginning the season on physically unable to perform list. Versus Buffalo (12/5/10), caught five passes for seasonhigh 105 yards and two touchdowns.
• En route to first Pro Bowl, hauled in 83 catches and was second in the NFC with 1,312 receiving yards in 2009. Also had a career-high eight touchdowns. Became the fourth player in team history to post more than 1,300 yards receiving in a season. Recorded five 100-yard games on the season.
• Established a career high with 201 receiving yards and hauled in seven passes while earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week at Detroit (11/15/09).
• Tied an NFL record with three receiving touch - downs in a playoff game vs. Dallas (1/17/10).
• Had impressive rookie season, ranking tied for first in the NFC and second in the NFL among rookies with four touchdown receptions in 2007. Led Vikings in touchdown receptions and was second on team in receiving yards with 396.
• Threw the longest pass by a Viking in 2007 (79 yards) and tied for the longest touchdown reception (60 yards).
• Made NFL debut in the season opener vs. Atlanta (9/9/07) and was only the fifth rookie wide receiver to start the opener in team history.

HONORS:
2009: NFC Pro Bowl; NFC Offen sive Player of the Week vs. Detroit (11/15/09).

COLLEGE:
Was a First-Team All-SEC honoree as a sophomore. Recognized as a Third-Team All-America as a freshman and sophomore. Set school record with 23 career touchdown catches, breaking the mark of 19 held by Robert Brooks and Jermale Kelly. Set a South Carolina record as the only player to break the 1,000- yard receiving mark in two seasons. Left with two of the three highest single-season reception marks at the school with 72 and 70, trailing Sterling Sharpe’s 74. Started 23 of 24 career games. Broke the 100-yard receiving mark 11 times. Caught a pass in all 24 career games. Named 2006 Liberty Bowl Offensive MVP in his final college game against Houston. Played in 2005 Independence Bowl against Missouri and caught a career-high 12 passes. Medical redshirt in 2004.

PERSONAL:
Standout at Gaffney (S.C.) High was tabbed as South Carolina Offensive Player of the Year as a senior by High School Sports Report. Top WR prospect in the state caught 25 prep TDs. Helped lead Gaffney to Class 4A state title on the hardwood with a 28-0 record and was named the Player of the Year in Class 4A hoops.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed by the Seahawks on April 18, 2014.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted by Minnesota with the 12th pick in the second round (44th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Played four seasons and 48 games for the Vikings before signing with Seattle.
• Started all 16 games for first time in career in 2012. Led Seattle in receiving (50) and yards (748) and tied Golden Tate in touchdowns (7), one shy of his career-high set in 2009.
• Has completed four of seven career pass attempts for 174 yards, including a 55-yard strike to Mike Williams on the first play of the game at St. Louis (11/20/11).
• In first season with Seahawks in 2011, started nine games totaling 32 catches for 484 yards and two touchdowns. Posted eight catches for 109 yards in Seattle debut. Missed the first two games of the season with a shoulder injury and spent the final five games on injured reserve (concussion).
• The Vikings were 13-4 in games when Rice caught a touchdown pass, including playoffs.
• Returned from preseason hip surgery to play in six games in 2010 after beginning the season on physically unable to perform list. Versus Buffalo (12/5/10), caught five passes for seasonhigh 105 yards and two touchdowns.
• En route to first Pro Bowl, hauled in 83 catches and was second in the NFC with 1,312 receiving yards in 2009. Also had a career-high eight touchdowns. Became the fourth player in team history to post more than 1,300 yards receiving in a season. Recorded five 100-yard games on the season.
• Established a career high with 201 receiving yards and hauled in seven passes while earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week at Detroit (11/15/09).
• Tied an NFL record with three receiving touch - downs in a playoff game vs. Dallas (1/17/10).
• Had impressive rookie season, ranking tied for first in the NFC and second in the NFL among rookies with four touchdown receptions in 2007. Led Vikings in touchdown receptions and was second on team in receiving yards with 396.
• Threw the longest pass by a Viking in 2007 (79 yards) and tied for the longest touchdown reception (60 yards).
• Made NFL debut in the season opener vs. Atlanta (9/9/07) and was only the fifth rookie wide receiver to start the opener in team history.

HONORS:
2009: NFC Pro Bowl; NFC Offen sive Player of the Week vs. Detroit (11/15/09).

COLLEGE:
Was a First-Team All-SEC honoree as a sophomore. Recognized as a Third-Team All-America as a freshman and sophomore. Set school record with 23 career touchdown catches, breaking the mark of 19 held by Robert Brooks and Jermale Kelly. Set a South Carolina record as the only player to break the 1,000- yard receiving mark in two seasons. Left with two of the three highest single-season reception marks at the school with 72 and 70, trailing Sterling Sharpe’s 74. Started 23 of 24 career games. Broke the 100-yard receiving mark 11 times. Caught a pass in all 24 career games. Named 2006 Liberty Bowl Offensive MVP in his final college game against Houston. Played in 2005 Independence Bowl against Missouri and caught a career-high 12 passes. Medical redshirt in 2004.

PERSONAL:
Standout at Gaffney (S.C.) High was tabbed as South Carolina Offensive Player of the Year as a senior by High School Sports Report. Top WR prospect in the state caught 25 prep TDs. Helped lead Gaffney to Class 4A state title on the hardwood with a 28-0 record and was named the Player of the Year in Class 4A hoops.