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  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.

     

     

  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    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!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

Team

Derek Newton
T #72
Height:
6-6
Weight:
313
Age:
27
College:
Arkansas State
Hometown:
Utica, Miss.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

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16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 60 46
2014 HOU 16 16
2013 HOU 16 16
2012 HOU 14 14
2011 HOU 14 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 WAS W 17-6
2 @OAK W 30-14
3 @NYG L 17-30
4 BUF W 23-17
5 @DAL L 17-20
6 IND L 28-33
7 @PIT L 23-30
8 @TEN W 30-16
9 PHI L 21-31
11 @CLE W 23-7
12 CIN L 13-22
13 TEN W 45-21
14 @JAC W 27-13
15 @IND L 10-17
16 BAL W 25-13
17 JAC W 23-17

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TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Has played in 44 regular season games with 30 starts at right tackles since being drafted by the Texans in the seventh round in 2011
Has started two of the four playoff games he has appeared in at right tackle
Took over as the full-time starter at right tackle in 2012

2013 (Houston 16/16):
Spent the offseason rehabilitating from patellar tendon surgery
Started all 16 games at right tackle for the first time in his career
Blocked for an offense that produced 449 yards at San Diego (9/9)
Helped pave the way for 172 yards on the ground vs. Tennessee (9/15)
Blocked for an offense that produced 476 yards vs. Seattle (9/29)
Blocked for an offense that produced a season-high 483 yards vs. Indianapolis
Helped pave the way for a ground game that produced a franchise-record four rushing touchdowns vs. New England (12/1)

TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Has played in 44 regular season games with 30 starts at right tackles since being drafted by the Texans in the seventh round in 2011
Has started two of the four playoff games he has appeared in at right tackle
Took over as the full-time starter at right tackle in 2012

2013 (Houston 16/16):
Spent the offseason rehabilitating from patellar tendon surgery
Started all 16 games at right tackle for the first time in his career
Blocked for an offense that produced 449 yards at San Diego (9/9)
Helped pave the way for 172 yards on the ground vs. Tennessee (9/15)
Blocked for an offense that produced 476 yards vs. Seattle (9/29)
Blocked for an offense that produced a season-high 483 yards vs. Indianapolis
Helped pave the way for a ground game that produced a franchise-record four rushing touchdowns vs. New England (12/1)

2012 (Houston 14/14):
Made the first start of his NFL career at right tackle in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for the Texans to rush for 216 yards and three touchdowns while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked at Jacksonville (9/17)
Helped provide protection for Schaub, enabling him to tie a career-high with four touchdown passes at Denver (9/23)
Helped Arian Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time in 2012 as he gained 111 yards on 24 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record with 653 yards of offense and tied the franchise scoring record with 43 points vs. Jacksonville (11/18) and put up another 501 yards at Detroit (11/22)
Inactive at Tennessee (12/2) and at New England (12/10)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Schaub to be sacked in the AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 90 yards in the AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 14/0):
Played in 14 games after being inactive for the first two games of the regular season
Made his professional debut blocking for a Neil Rackers field goal attempt in the first quarter at New Orleans (9/25)
Made his postseason debut and saw action on special teams in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

COLLEGE:
Earned first-team All-Sun Belt accolades after starting all 12 games at right tackle in 2010
Garnered second-team All-Sun Belt honors in 2009 and received the Gary Withrow Award, given to the Red Wolves’ most outstanding offensive lineman
Was the only lineman on the team to start every game in 2009 and helped lead the Red Wolves to 21 rushing touchdowns, the third most in the conference
Paved the way for three different ASU players rushing for over 100 yards in at least one game
Was part of ASU’s line that helped the offense gain its most yards of total offense (484) against an FBS opponent since the 2007 season
Redshirted in 2008
First Team All-State selection at Hinds Community College
Played in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game

PERSONAL:
Helped lead Hinds Agricultural High School to a 10-0 regular-season record as a senior, earning All-Metro and All-District honors
Named Most Improved Player as a senior

Newton’s Career Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 14/0; Totals: 14/0

Newton’s Career Playoff Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 2/0; Totals: 2/0

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    Right tackle Derek Newton spoke about competing for a job, his offseason and more in this extended cut.