The Rice Owls finished the season 9-3 and in a tie for first in C-USA at 7-1 after after a 56-42 win over UH this past weekend.
Ball's high school team, the Katy Tigers, is used to winning as well. Eric was on the 2007 State Champion Katy squad.
Recently, Scout's Ahmard Vital caught up with Ball at the Katy/Dickinson playoff game just hours after Rice had won the Bayou Bowl.
Here's what he had to say:
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