The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness, proper hydration, and nutrition.
Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders! Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills.
March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
March 21: James Driver Park
April 11: Pearland Junior High West
April 25: Capmbell Middle School
These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
The 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts are Saturday, March 28! Get the opportunity to perform on national television, travel the world, and more. Tryouts are free and you have nothing to lose!
Click the link for complete info to register - http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/tryouts/2015.html
The all new Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children’s Hospital is April 19. Space is limited and this event will sell out, so register your kids today by clicking on this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/triathlon/home.html
The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!
This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season. These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.
Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!
TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...
• Second player in Rice history to top 300 career points
• Finished with 358 total points, which ranks second in school history
• Rice’s career field goal leader
• Ended his career with 65 field goals made on 88 attempts and 164 extra points made on 172 attempts
• Became the first Rice kicker to have four season seasons with at least 10 field goals
• Tied for third on the C-USA all-time career field goal chart
• Connected on 14 kicks from 50 yards or more during his career, including three from 55-plus yards
• Participated in the 2014 Senior Bowl
• Drilled home 14 field goals, including three from 50-plus yards
• Held opponents to starting at their 24 after his kickoffs, thanks to 54 touchbacks on 70 kickoffs
• Three-time C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week
• Led the nation in long distance field goals while re-writing the Rice kicking record book
• Set school season records for field goals (23) and kick scoring (114) in addition to career records for field goals (51) and field goal attempts (67) and kick scoring (270)
• Led C-USA in kick scoring and field goals and finished fourth overall in scoring
• Tied for sixth nationally with 23 field goals
• Led the nation with six field goals from 50 yards or more and was 6 of 8 from that distance
• Tied the NCAA record vs. SMU becoming the sixth kicker in history to hit three field goals of 50 yards or longer in a game
• Broke the school record for field goals in a game by drilling five against SMU
• Had kicks from 57 (vs. Louisiana Tech to tie the school record) and 56 (vs. SMU), making him the first kicker in conference history to have two kicks from 55 yards or better in a season
• Held opponents to only 27 kickoff returns, thanks to 49 touchbacks on 80 kickoffs
• Groza Award semifinalist who tied the Owls season record with a career-high 17 field goals in 2011
• Converted 17 of 21 field goals on the season (.810), with two misses coming from 50-plus yards
• First team All C-USA by Rivals.com, second team by Phil Steele and Honorable Mention selection by C-USA coaches
• Averaged 63.1 yards on 59 kickoffs and doubled the Owls’ touchbacks from 2010 (14)
• Tied for the national lead with three field goals of better than 50
• Earned All-Freshman honors from league coaches after taking over the starting job
• Set a Rice freshman kick-scoring record, finishing with 74 points
• Tied for seventh in C-USA, tied for 73rd in the nation with 11 field goals in 12 games
• Converted a field goal in six consecutive games, the longest streak by an Owl since Sammy Hartman did it in 1989
• Tied the school record by kicking four field goals in the Owls’ 32-31 win against North Texas
• Four-time, All-District 5-5A for Coach Tony Baccarini at Keller Fossil Ridge
• Converted on 39 of 43 field goals in his career and was perfect on 172 career PAT attempts
• Named to the Associated Press All-State first team and to the Texas Sportswriters Association Class 5A All-State second team as a senior
• Selected to play in the 2009 US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio
• Also played baseball and soccer at Fossil Ridge
• Christopher Lynn Boswell
• Born March 16, 1991 in Fort Worth
• Son of Rick and Dawn Boswell
• Majored in Kinesiology
Senior National Writer Peter Schrager, of FoxSports.com, talked with Drew Dougherty about the quarterback position and specifically Ryan Mallett.
Brian Cushing and FCCU teamed up to honor the 'Stars in the Classroom' from local schools on Thursday.
Lineman David Quessenberry spoke about his road to recovery and more in this 'Extended Cut'.
Head coach Bill O'Brien talked about the "level of comfort" shared between the coaching staff and QB Ryan Mallett.