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Rice University Offers Sports Management Class With Houston Texans

David Rancken
September 05, 2019 - 1:18 pm

It could be the ultimate chance to get your fingers dirty learning the workings of an NFL franchise.

The Houston Texans are teaming up with Rice University for a new course in sports management.

Students get the chance to learn the real inner workings of how a pro football team runs. It's part of Rice University's Sports Management program. The Texans will run this weekly class at their headquarters.

Students wil learn every aspect, like ticketing, PR, event management and other lessons. They have to come up with presentations every week.

At the end of the course, everyone gets to work as a corporate member of the Texans team at a home game at NRG Stadium.