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  • Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM CDT AdvoCare Texas Kickoff

    Celebrate the return of college football with a Big Ten and SEC showdown at NRG Stadium, as the LSU Tigers and Wisconsin Badgers square off in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff on Saturday August 30 at 8pm. Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at advocare texas kickoff dot com.

  • Sun., Aug. 31, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO, and the Battle Ready Band at the Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk on Sun., Aug. 31 from 1-3 PM. Bring the entire family for autograph signings, live music, & prize giveaways!
  • Tue., Sep. 02, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans defensive ends Jared Crick and Tim Jamison at the Verizon Greenway Store, 3817 Southwest Fwy., Houston, TX 77027

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT Texans Live at Houston Texans Grille Texans Live with Marc Vandermeer broadcasts live from 6-8pm the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), and offensive lineman Duane Brown calls in from 6-7pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Sonic Drive-In

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

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE All-American Hot Dog (1/person) for this hour at this location
    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Go Texan Store

    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

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • 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

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

Team

Mike Thomas
WR #89
Height:
5-8
Weight:
198
Age:
27
College:
Arizona
Hometown:
Bossier City, LA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

REC
5
YDS
53
AVG
10.6
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 176 1,796 10.2 50 7 34 268 7.9 33 0 6 4
2012 DET 9 1 5 28 5.6 12 1 6 58 9.7 22 0 -- --
2012 JAC 7 3 13 80 6.2 12 0 1 -1 -1 -1 0 1 0
2011 JAC 15 13 44 415 9.4 47 1 3 11 3.7 12 0 1 0
2010 JAC 16 11 66 820 12.4 50T 4 12 114 9.5 33 0 3 3
2009 JAC 14 4 48 453 9.4 28 1 12 86 7.2 22 0 1 1

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Twitter: @MikeThomasWR

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round (107th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft...Re-signed by Jaguars on Oct. 6, 2011...Traded to Detroit Lions for a fifth-round pick on Oct. 30, 2012...Released by the Lions on Aug. 19, 2013...Signed by Arizona Cardinals on Aug. 20, 2013...Released by Cardinals on Aug. 30, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans to a reserve/future contract on Dec. 30, 2013.

CAREER:
Has played in 61 career games with 32 starts and has caught 176 passes for 1,796 yards and seven touchdowns to go along with 67 punt returns for an 8.4 average and one touchdown
Has a career kickoff return average of 24.8 on 24 returns and 27 rushes for 211 yards (7.8 average)
Led Jacksonville in receptions during the 2010 and 2011 seasons
Set a franchise rookie record in Jacksonville with 48 receptions and 453 yards receiving
Played in 52 games with Jacksonville and nine for Detroit in his career

2013:
Spent part of the preseason with Detroit and Arizona but was not on an active roster during the season

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round (107th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft...Re-signed by Jaguars on Oct. 6, 2011...Traded to Detroit Lions for a fifth-round pick on Oct. 30, 2012...Released by the Lions on Aug. 19, 2013...Signed by Arizona Cardinals on Aug. 20, 2013...Released by Cardinals on Aug. 30, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans to a reserve/future contract on Dec. 30, 2013.

CAREER:
Has played in 61 career games with 32 starts and has caught 176 passes for 1,796 yards and seven touchdowns to go along with 67 punt returns for an 8.4 average and one touchdown
Has a career kickoff return average of 24.8 on 24 returns and 27 rushes for 211 yards (7.8 average)
Led Jacksonville in receptions during the 2010 and 2011 seasons
Set a franchise rookie record in Jacksonville with 48 receptions and 453 yards receiving
Played in 52 games with Jacksonville and nine for Detroit in his career

2013:
Spent part of the preseason with Detroit and Arizona but was not on an active roster during the season

2012 (Jacksonville 7/3; Detroit 9/1):
Played in seven games with Jacksonville before he was traded to Detroit on 10/30, where he played the nine remaining games of the season
Caught 13 passes for 80 yards and averaged 7.0 yards on eight punt returns in seven games for Jacksonville
Caught five passes for 28 yards and one touchdown and carried the ball six times for 58 yards with Detroit
Recovered an onside kick in his first action as a Lion in the team’s 31-14 win against Jacksonville (11/4)
Caught two passes for 17 yards and his first touchdown as a Lion vs. Houston on Thanksgiving Day (11/22)
Carried the ball twice on two reverse plays for 25 yards at Green Bay (12/9)

2011 (Jacksonville 15/13):
Started a career-high 13 games and led the team with 44 receptions, marking the second straight season he led the team in catches
Ranked second on the team with 415 receiving yards and had one touchdown
Returned 19 punts for a 4.6-yard average with a long of 28 yards
Rushed three times for 11 yards
Was targeted a team-high 92 times
Tied his career-high with eight receptions for 55 yards in the season-opener vs. Tennessee (9/11)
Posted a team-high four receptions for 55 yards at Carolina (9/25), including a 36-yard pass from Blaine Gabbert as time expired in the first half during a driving rainstorm
Recorded a team-high five receptions for 73 yards including a 47-yard grab in the first quarter vs. New Orleans (10/2)
Left game in the second half with a concussion vs. Tampa Bay (12/11)
Was inactive on at Atlanta (12/15), snapping a streak of 43 consecutive games played (9/20/09 vs. Arizona)

2010 (Jacksonville 16/11):
Was the team’s receiving leader and top punt returner, playing in all 16 games with 11 starts
Had multiple receptions in 13 games, finishing with 66 catches for 820 yards, both team-highs, and four touchdowns
Tied Marcedes Lewis for the team lead with six receptions of 25-plus yards
Led club with 38 of his 66 receptions resulting in first downs
Joined Jimmy Smith (9 seasons) and Keenan McCardell (5 seasons) as only players in team history with 66-plus receptions in a season
Also led team with 34 punt returns for 358 yards (10.5) including 78-yard touchdown
Added 12 rushing attempts on offense for 114 yards (9.5)
Ranked sixth in AFC and 14th in NFL for punt return average
Opened with six catches for 89 yards and added a 17-yard punt return vs. Denver (9/12)
Had 41-yard punt return to go with two catches vs. Philadelphia (9/26)
Made five receptions for 68 yards and a 19-yard run vs. Indianapolis (10/3)
Ran a career-high three times for 53 yards including 33-yarder at Buffalo (10/10)
Had career-high eight receptions for 88 yards vs. Tennessee (10/18)
Scored his first touchdown of season at Dallas (10/31) on a 15-yard catch, finishing with four receptions for 41 yards and a 16-yard punt return
Scored on 50-yard Hail Mary game-winning pass vs. Houston (11/14), marking fourth time in NFL history a regular season game ended with a touchdown pass of 50-plus yards as time expired, and finished with career-best 149 yards on eight receptions
Caught a touchdown pass for the third consecutive game vs. Cleveland (11/21) while getting five receptions and four punt returns including 23-yarder
Made six catches at the New York Giants (11/28), including 100th of career, and four on at Tennessee (12/5)
Had 78-yard punt return for a touchdown at Indianapolis (12/19), the second-longest in team history, finishing with four punt returns for 99 yards to go with 63 yards on three receptions
Made six receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown in addition to five punt returns including 21-yarder vs. Washington (12/26)

2009 (Jacksonville 14/4):
Played in final 14 games with four starts and served as return specialist
Set franchise record for most receptions by a rookie with 48 while his 453 yards receiving ranked second
28 of his 48 receptions resulted in first downs
Added 12 rushes for 86 yards (7.2 avg.), 26 kickoff returns 644 yards (24.8 avg.) and 14 punt returns for 118 yards (8.4 avg.)
Finished with 1,301 all-purpose yards on 100 touches (13.0 avg.)
Was inactive for the first two weeks of the season
Made his NFL debut at Houston (9/27) and finished with a 10-yard reception and two rushes for 35 yards on end-around plays. Ran for 22 yards on his first career rush
Made first career start and totaled 153 all-purpose yards vs. Tennessee (10/4). Had five receptions for 31 yards, three rushes for 9 yards, three punt returns for 56 yards and two kickoff returns for 75 yards with a long of 42
Recorded 28-yard reception and had three kickoff returns for 18.7-yard average at Seattle (10/11)
Set career-high with seven receptions for 52 yards including a 17-yard reception in overtime to set up Josh Scobee’s game-winning field goal vs. St. Louis (10/18). Added one kickoff return for 21 yards and two punt returns for 8 yards
Led team with four receptions for 55 yards and finished with 208 all-purpose yards (55 receiving, 7 rushing, 146 kickoff returns) at Tennessee (11/1)
Led team with four receptions for 46 yards including a 15-yard catch on third down during the team’s game-winning drive at New York Jets (11/15)
Broke free for career-long 43-yard kickoff return and capped the drive with his first career touchdown, a 13-yard pass from David Garrard vs. Indianapolis (12/17)
Led team with six receptions for 57 yards and surpassed Matt Jones (36, 2005) for the most receptions by a rookie wide receiver in franchise histor at New England (12/27)
Produced then career-high numbers with seven receptions for 65 yards at Cleveland (1/3/10)

COLLEGE:
Four-year starter at Arizona, playing in 48 games with 39 starts
Career totals included 259 receptions for 3,231 yards (12.5 avg.) and 23 touchdowns
Set school and PAC-10 record in receptions, topping the previous mark of 258 by Arizona State’s Derek Hagan (2002-05)
Ranked third in school history with 23 career touchdowns and fourth with 4,891 all-purpose yards
Caught at least one pass in 47 of 48 games played
Named PAC-10 Freshman of the Year his first season.
Majored in communications

PERSONAL: 
Three-sport standout at DeSoto High School (Texas)
Earned 2004 All-District 7-5A honors as both receiver and return specialist
Had 333 rushing yards on 26 carries as a senior and 15 receptions for 205 yards in a run-oriented offense
Competed in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl at San Antonio, a game that featured the top 78 national players
Born in Bossier, La.
Returned to Arizona in 2011 to continue working toward his degree

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