On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans fullback Jay Prosch and running back Jonathan Grimes at the Verizon Pasadena Store, 5575 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 12:00 PM CST Titans at Texans The Texans host the Titans at NRG Stadium.
  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans offensive linemen Derek Newton and Ben Jones at the Verizon Northline Store, 4400F North Freeway, Houston, TX 77022.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 11077 Northwest Freeway (Hwy 290 @ 34th St.), Houston, TX 77092.

    Celebrity(ies) subject to change.

  • Fri., Dec. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, December 5
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 1665 W. FM 646 Rd., League City, TX 77573
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos for this hour at this location
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures
    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 12:00 PM CST Texans at Jaguars The Texans travel to Jacksonville to face off against the Jaguars.
  • Tue., Dec. 09, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson at the Verizon BLVD Place Store, 1700 Post Oak Blvd.,
    Houston, TX 77056.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Dec. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways

News

Print
RSS

All-Pro Andre Johnson talks O'Brien, Manziel, more

Posted Feb 12, 2014

Texans receiver Andre Johnson spoke on Wednesday about the Texans' new head coach Bill O'Brien and some other topics.

In addition to chatting about his upcoming charity golf tournament, Andre Johnson also spent some time Wednesday morning talking football.

The Texans wide receiver said he’s had a “short conversation” with new head coach Bill O’Brien, and he left impressed.

“He seems like a great guy,” Johnson said. “He seems like he really loves the game of football. He’s very passionate about it. He’s all about ‘team’. I think all those characteristics are great.”

After a 2013 season in which he finished with 109 catches for 1,409 yards, Johnson was selected to his seventh Pro Bowl. He didn’t play in the annual all-star contest, however because of a wrist injury. But Johnson said he’s “fine”, health-wise, and missed the Pro Bowl because he “didn’t want to go back out there and bang it anymore.”

The football conversation also meandered to the NFL Draft, and the All-Pro wideout was asked about his impressions of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.

“I think he’s a great player,” Johnson said. “I’ve had a chance to meet him. He seems like a good kid. Very into football. He’s an exciting player to watch. I enjoyed watching him in college. He doesn’t have the name ‘Johnny Football’ for nothing.”

Johnson will be honored by his alma mater on April 10, as he’ll be inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.

“Just like playing in the NFL, I wanted to be a Miami Hurricane,” Johnson said. “When I signed up for this game, I didn’t think about being inducted into the Hall of Fame or anything like that. I just loved playing the game of football.  To have that happen, it’s a tremendous honor. Especially to be in there with some of the great players that have played there before.”

Twitter.com/DoughertyDrew

Recent News

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.