Quenton Rice is a BYU football signee for the Class of 2021, committing to play for the Cougs back on August 7, 2020 and then signing with BYU on December 16, 2020.
110% COMMITTED 🔵⚪️ @kalanifsitake @coachsteveclark @coachgrimey @BYUfootball @FL_Ftball @DHill39 @bangulo @adamgorney @GregBiggins @BrandonHuffman #BYUFOOTBALL #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/PizXHJbMQu— Quenton Rice (@RiceQuenton) August 7, 2020
Rice is a 6-foot-1 195 pound wide receiver that prepped at Faith Lutheran High School (Las Vegas, Nevada) where he started his football career as a junior. As a junior he caught 17 passes for 377 yards and five touchdowns (MaxPreps). He also ran a 10.64 100m for the track team (Athletic.net) and played on the basketball team.
As a newcomer to football, Rice is a little raw, but his blazing speed he poses a deep threat for the Cougars.
Rice is rated 3-stars by ESPN and 247Sports (0.7970), who rate him the no. 20 overall prospect from Nevada for the Class of 2021. He had a scholarship offer from Dixie State, and recruiting interest from Colorado, Northern Arizona, and Weber State. Rice is the son of former BYU football great Rodney Rice (DB, 1986-88).
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