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.
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!
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.
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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
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the first pick in the second round (33rd overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.
CAREER AT UCLA:
• Started all 40 games that he suited up for at UCLA, starting 21 contests at left guard and 19 more at left tackle
• Recorded 43 touchdown-resulting blocks and 337 knockdowns
• Returned to the UCLA program in 2012 after serving two years on a Mormon Church mission to Alabama and Florida
• Fluent in Spanish and a former Eagle Scout
• Earned Freshman All-American honors in 2009
• Started 13 games as a freshman in 2009, was the team’s co-winner of the John Boncheff Jr. Memorial Award (rookie of the year) as he delivered 97 knockdowns and nine touchdown-resulting blocks
• Saw game action at left tackle but started all 14 games at left guard as a junior, earning All-American honors after he delivered 14 touchdown-resulting blocks in helping UCLA rank third in the Pac-12 Conference in total offense
• Inserted into the lineup seven times at left guard and in six others at left tackle in 2013
• Earned All-American first-team honors with 20 touchdown-resulting blocks, the most by a Bruin since Jonathan Ogden had 23 during his All-American 1995 campaign
• Shuffled back and forth between left guard and left tackle and he received All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and NFL.com, adding second-team accolades from the Associated Press, USA Today and Athlon Sports
• Awarded the Morris Trophy as the conference’s best offensive linemen in a vote of the conference’s defensive players, marking just the fourth time in school history that a Bruin received that award
• The first-team All-Pac 12 Conference choice was presented the N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership on offense, the Henry R. “Red” Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player on offense and UCLA Captains Award at the team banquet
• Started the team’s first six games at left guard before shifting to left tackle for four games
• Returned to left guard vs. Arizona State and went back to left tackle for the season finale vs. USC and vs. Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl
• Registered 22 touchdown-resulting blocks, the most in a season by a Bruins blocker since Jonathan Ogden made 23 during the 1995 campaign
• Led the team and ranked second in the Pac-12 with 126 knockdowns
• Cleared the way as the offense averaged 448.1 yards per game
• Made return to the gridiron after serving on a two-year church mission, earning All-American second-team recognition from The NFL Draft Report and Fox Sports-NXT, adding third-team honors from Associated Press and CSBSports.com while starting all 14 games at left guard
• Also saw some action at left tackle during the year, as the All-Pac 12 Conference selection by the league’s coaches recorded 114 knockdowns and 14 touchdown-resulting blocks
• Helped the Bruins could average 466.5 yards per game and amass at least 600 yards in three contests
• The Freshman All-American became the first true freshman in school history to start 13 games in a season and was also the first non-kicker true freshman to start a season-opener on offense at UCLA
• Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Conference choice and was named the co-winner of UCLA’s John Boncheff, Jr. Memorial Team Award for Rookie of the Year
• The left tackle recorded 97 knockdowns and nine touchdown-resulting blocks
• Attended Timpview (Provo, Ut.) High School, playing football for head coach Louis Wong
• Started on the offensive line since his sophomore season
• Earned Class 4A first-team All-State honors as a junior and senior
• Helped to lead his high school team to the state championships in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and a state record 36 consecutive wins
• The Parade Magazine, Prep Star and EA Sports first team All-American was selected to play in the Under Armour All-America game
• Rated the 11th-best offensive lineman in the nation by Super Prep and was rated the best offensive guard in the West by Scout.com (third in the nation)
• Selected second-team All-American and first-team Medium Schools All-American byMaxPreps
• Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West selection
• Named Utah State 4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2008
• Blocked a punt in the 2008 State Championship game which led to a momentum-shifting score
• Son of Candida and Paul Su’a-Filo
• Born Xavier Filoitumua Su’a-Filo on 1/1/91 in American Fork, Utah
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With special guest announcer Chester Pitts, The Houston Texans select UCLA guard Xavier Su'a-Filo with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.