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    Friday, September 5
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

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    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

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    Friday, September 5
    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

    Stop by for a 20% discount on white gear for this hour in preparation for Liberty White Out on Sept. 7

    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

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  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT “Player Inspired: Kareem Jackson Fly Guy” Apparel Line Launch Party

    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT 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
  • Fri., Sep. 12, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappadeaux

    Friday, September 12

    Noon-1pm – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 13080 NW Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup of Shrimp Gumbo (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only

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  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.

Team

Dennis Johnson
RB #28
Height:
5-7
Weight:
193
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
North Little Rock, AR
Experience:
2
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 8 49 6.1 183 3.7 22.9 0 29 8 16.3 1 0 0
2013 HOU 8 49 6.1 183 3.7 22.9 0 29 8 16.3 1 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 8 8 46 5.8 5.8 14 0 0 0 2 0
2013 HOU 8 8 46 5.8 5.8 14 0 0 0 2 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 8 6 151 25.2 32 0 5 0 0 0
2013 HOU 8 6 151 25.2 32 0 5 0 0 0

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2013...Acquired from waivers by Cleveland Browns on Sept. 1, 2013...Released by Browns on Sept. 7, 2013...Signed by Browns to the practice squad on Sept. 10, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans to the active roster on Oct. 28, 2013

CAREER:
Appeared in eight games with one start and totaled 49 carries for 183 yards rushing and eight receptions for 46 yards receiving to go along with a 25.2 average on six kickoff returns as a rookie for the Texans in 2013

2013 (Houston 8/1):
Signed by the Texans off Cleveland’s practice squad on 10/28 and made his NFL debut vs. Indianapolis 11/3 and recorded eight carries for 36 yards
Caught the first pass of his career, good for 14 yards at Arizona (11/10) in Week 10
Set career highs with 13 carries for 74 yards and had two receptions for 13 yards vs. Jacksonville (11/24)
Made his first NFL start and rushed 12 times for 29 yards to go along with two receptions for 1 yard vs. Denver (12/22)
Inactive in Week 17 due to injury

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2013...Acquired from waivers by Cleveland Browns on Sept. 1, 2013...Released by Browns on Sept. 7, 2013...Signed by Browns to the practice squad on Sept. 10, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans to the active roster on Oct. 28, 2013

CAREER:
Appeared in eight games with one start and totaled 49 carries for 183 yards rushing and eight receptions for 46 yards receiving to go along with a 25.2 average on six kickoff returns as a rookie for the Texans in 2013

2013 (Houston 8/1):
Signed by the Texans off Cleveland’s practice squad on 10/28 and made his NFL debut vs. Indianapolis 11/3 and recorded eight carries for 36 yards
Caught the first pass of his career, good for 14 yards at Arizona (11/10) in Week 10
Set career highs with 13 carries for 74 yards  and had two receptions for 13 yards vs. Jacksonville (11/24)
Made his first NFL start and rushed 12 times for 29 yards to go along with two receptions for 1 yard vs. Denver (12/22) 
Inactive in Week 17 due to injury

CAREER:
Appeared in eight games with one start and totaled 49 carries for 183 yards rushing and eight receptions for 46 yards receiving to go along with a 25.2 average on six kickoff returns as a rookie for the Texans in 2013

2013 (Houston 8/1):
Signed by the Texans off Cleveland’s practice squad on 10/28 and made his NFL debut vs. Indianapolis 11/3 and recorded eight carries for 36 yards
Caught the first pass of his career, good for 14 yards at Arizona (11/10) in Week 10
Set career highs with 13 carries for 74 yards  and had two receptions for 13 yards vs. Jacksonville (11/24)
Made his first NFL start and rushed 12 times for 29 yards to go along with two receptions for 1 yard vs. Denver (12/22) 
Inactive in Week 17 due to injury

COLLEGE:
Set Southeastern Conference career records with 119 kickoff returns for 2,784 yards and set the Arkansas school record for career kickoff returns
Played in 50 games and ran for 2,036 yards on 345 carries (5.9 average)
Scored 20 total touchdowns: 13 rushing, four receiving and three on kickoff returns
Played in 12 games with four starts and led the team with 137 carries for 757 yards rushing and eight touchdowns, and 17 kickoff returns for 309 yards as a senior in 2012
Appeared in 11 games with six starts as a junior in 2011 and was named second-team All-SEC all-purpose player by the Associated Press after he ranked in the top 10 in the SEC in all-purpose yards per game, kickoff return average and rushing yards per game
Finished his junior season with 106 rushes for 670 yards and three touchdowns, 24 receptions for 255 yards and two touchdowns and 18 kick returns for 461 yards and one touchdown for 1,386 all-purpose yards, the 12th-highest season total in school history
Named to the 2010 Doak Walker Award Watch List and appeared in two games before suffering a season-ending injury vs. Louisiana-Monroe that led to a medical redshirt
Played in all 13 games with two starts as a sophomore in 2009 and averaged 25.8 yards per kickoff return and 111.2 yards of total offense per game
Returned 40 kickoffs for a school-record 1,031 yards and a touchdown, and became the career leader with 1,936 kickoff return yards in 2009; had 57 rushes for 342 yards
SEC All-Freshman Team pick who played in all 12 games and made two starts in 2008
Had 41 kickoff returns for 905 yards (22.1 per return) and a touchdown as a freshman
Majored in criminal justice

HIGH SCHOOL:
Finished his prep career with 56 touchdowns and more than 4,700 rushing yards for Arkansas High School coach Bill Keopple
As a senior, he rushed for 1,529 yards and 20 touchdowns on 209 attempts in leading the Razorbacks to their second consecutive 6A state championship
MVP of the state championship game as both a junior and a senior
During his junior season, he gained 1,500 yards on the ground with 16 touchdowns in leading his squad to a state championship
As a sophomore, rushed for 18 touchdowns on 150 carries and 1,734 rushing yards
Son of Dennis Johnson and Rosalind Reems

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