Sidney Rice

Football Player + Wide Receiver
Born Sep 1, 1986

Sidney R. Rice is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played collegiately for the University of South Carolina.… Read More

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    Huffington Post Sports - Mar 05, 2015
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    Yahoo News - Mar 03, 2015
  • After 4 Years, Carroll And Seahawks Reach Pinnacle
    Seattle Pi - Feb 04, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sidney Rice.


1986 Birth Born on September 1, 1986.


2002 15 Years Old Rice also excelled in basketball, earning 2002 - 2003 Class 4A Basketball Player of the Year after helping Gaffney to the state championship. … Read More
2004 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Rice was heavily recruited by many colleges but signed with the University of South Carolina, where he played for the South Carolina Gamecocks football team from 2004 to 2006.
2005 18 Years Old In his redshirt freshman year in 2005, he had 70 catches for 1,143 yards (14th all time in SEC history) and 13 touchdowns, a single season receiving record at University of South Carolina (eighth all time in Southeastern Conference history). … Read More
2006 19 Years Old In 2006, Rice caught 72 passes for 1,090 yards and 10 touchdowns. … Read More


Rice was drafted in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
2008 21 Years Old Rice finished the 2008 season with 15 catches for 141 yards and 4 touchdowns (third most receiving touchdowns by a 2008 second year player).
In 2009, Rice had the most successful and stellar season of his career. … Read More
2010 23 Years Old 1 More Event
On Monday August 23, 2010, three weeks into the next season's training camp, he decided to go through with the surgery and was unable to play with the Vikings until November. … Read More
2011 24 Years Old 1 More Event
The Vikings did not re-sign Rice for the 2011 season, having used their franchise tag on linebacker Chad Greenway. … Read More
2012 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On October 14, 2012, Sidney Rice caught the game winning touchdown from a 46-yard pass from Russell Wilson to beat the New England Patriots 24-23.
2013 26 Years Old On October 28, 2013 in a game against the St. Louis Rams, Rice tore his ACL, rendering him out for the remainder of the season. … Read More
On February 28, 2014, the Seahawks released Rice.
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