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  • Mon., Dec. 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 10

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 22: Only $20, Nike cotton tees & Only $25, Nike Dri Fit tees.

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Tue., Dec. 23, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans offensive linemen Duane Brown and David Quessenberry 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. 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 11

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 23: Fill our clear bag and get 25% off all goods in your bag.

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 12

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 24: Spend $100, get a $20 gift card free. Appearances by Houston Texans Cheerleaders (11-1pm) & Texans Ambassador Fred Weary (12-1pm).

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: McDonald's

    Friday, December 26
    Noon-1pm – McDonald’s, 6000 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77057
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE 4 piece Chicken McNuggets (1/person) for this hour at this location.
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures.

  • Sat., Dec. 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM CST Jaguars at Texans The Texans host the Jaguars at NRG Stadium.

Team

Ben Tate
RB #44
Height:
5-11
Weight:
217
College:
Auburn
Experience:
4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 51 540 10.6 2,363 4.4 46.3 14 60 120 22.2 12 3 9
2014 MIN 3 13 4.3 38 2.9 12.7 0 9 3 23.1 0 0 0
2014 CLE 8 106 13.3 333 3.1 41.6 4 25 15 14.2 1 0 0
2013 HOU 14 181 12.9 771 4.3 55.1 4 60 33 18.2 3 1 4
2012 HOU 11 65 5.9 279 4.3 25.4 2 25 17 26.2 2 0 1
2011 HOU 15 175 11.7 942 5.4 62.8 4 56 52 29.7 6 2 4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 51 67 347 5.2 6.8 23 0 1 0 10 1
2014 MIN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 9 60 6.7 7.5 23 0 1 0 3 0
2013 HOU 14 34 140 4.1 10 10 0 0 0 1 1
2012 HOU 11 11 49 4.5 4.5 11 0 0 0 2 0
2011 HOU 15 13 98 7.5 6.5 14 0 0 0 4 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 51 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIN 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 11 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 51 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 MIN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2013 HOU 14 5 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU 11 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 15 4 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

 

TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

2011 (Houston 15/2):
Ranked second on the team with 942 yards rushing in his first full season as a pro
Made his NFL debut, rushing for 116 yards on 24 attempts and a touchdown vs. Indianapolis (9/11), the most rushing yards in a debut in Texans history
Rushed for 103 yards on 23 attempts at Miami (9/18), becoming the first Texans running back and one of 11 running backs in NFL history to rush for over 100 yards in his first two appearances
Rushed for 82 yards on 19 carries in his first career start at New Orleans (9/25)
Had two carries for 20 yards vs. Pittsburgh (10/2) before leaving the game with a groin injury
Carried nine times for 41 yards at Baltimore (10/16)
Recorded his third 100-yard game of the season, rushing for 104 yards on 15 carries at Tennessee (10/23)
Carried the ball five times for 42 yards (8.4 avg.) vs. Jacksonville (10/30)
Named the Texans Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 115 yards on 12 carries including a 27-yard touchdown run vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Rushed 13 times for 63 yards and a touchdown at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Had five carries for 26 yards (5.2 ypc) at Jacksonville (11/27)
Carried the ball 11 times for 41 yards vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Led the team in rushing with 67 yards on eight carries including a season-long of 44 yards at Cincinnati (12/11)
Started the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12) and rushed 16 times for 97 yards and a touchdown while also catching four passes for 24 yards
Made his postseason debut, rushing for 37 yards on nine carries in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

2010 (Houston 0/0):
Missed the entire regular season after suffering a season-ending ankle injury in the first preseason game at Arizona (8/14)

COLLEGE:
Started 19-of-47 games at Auburn and gained 3,321 yards with 24 touchdowns on 678 carries (4.9 average), adding 53 receptions for 336 yards (6.3 average) and eight kickoff returns for 186 yards (23.3 average)
Generated 3,843 all-purpose yards, an average of 81.8 yards per game
Finished his career ranked fifth in school history in rushing yardage
678 carries were second only to Carnell Williams’ 741 in Auburn annals
24 touchdown runs tied Brent Fullwood (1983-86) for sixth on the Tigers’ career-record chart
Average of 70.7 yards per game rushing ranked ninth in school history
Earned second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors from the Associated Press and third-team accolades from the league’s coaches as a senior in 2009
Just the second player in school history (Tommy Lorino, 1956-58) to lead the team in rushing three-straight years
Selected to the honorable mention Freshman All-American team by The Sporting News in 2006
Redshirted in 2005
Graduated in May 2009 with a degree in criminology

PERSONAL:
Attended Snow Hill (Md.) High School and set several Maryland state records, including most yards rushing in a season (2,886 as a junior) and career (5,920)
Also set the state record for total offensive yards in a career with 6,123
Gatorade State Player of the Year as a senior and a two-time consensus All-State pick
Rushed 542 times for 5,920 yards (10.9 average) and 78 touchdowns in 37 career games played
Son of Charlotte Green and Ben Tate Jr.

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