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  • Tue., Sep. 02, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans Ambassador Chester Pitts 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 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. 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

  • 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.
  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 16, 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

Team

Zach Potter
TE #86
Height:
6-7
Weight:
269
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Omaha, NE
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 45 11 83 7.5 1.8 22 0 1 0 2 0
2012 JAC 16 2 6 3 0.4 4 0 0 0 0 0
2011 JAC 15 5 50 10 3.3 22 0 1 0 1 0
2010 JAC 13 3 24 8 1.8 10 0 0 0 1 0
2009 JAC 1 1 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 45 3 26 8.7 15 0 0 0 0 0
2012 JAC 16 1 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0
2011 JAC 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 JAC 13 1 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
2009 JAC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Twitter: @ZachPotterTE

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2009...Released by Jets on Sept. 5, 2009...Signed to the practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 17, 2009...Signed by Jaguars to the active roster on Dec. 21, 2009...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Rams on May 20, 2013...Released by Rams on August 31, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans on Feb. 26, 2014

CAREER:
Played three-plus seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-12) after signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2009
Has totaled 11 receptions for 83 yards and has started 11 of the 45 games he’s played in
Switched to tight end in the NFL after spending his entire collegiate career as a defensive lineman
Did not play in 2013

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2009...Released by Jets on Sept. 5, 2009...Signed to the practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 17, 2009...Signed by Jaguars to the active roster on Dec. 21, 2009...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Rams on May 20, 2013...Released by Rams on August 31, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans on Feb. 26, 2014

CAREER:
Played three-plus seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-12) after signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2009
Has totaled 11 receptions for 83 yards and has started 11 of the 45 games he’s played in
Switched to tight end in the NFL after spending his entire collegiate career as a defensive lineman
Did not play in 2013

2012 (Jacksonville 16/5):
Played in a career-high 16 games  and had two receptions for 6 yards

2011 (Jacksonville 15/7):
Caught a career-best five passes for 50 yards
Recorded career-highs with three receptions for 24 yards against San Diego on 12/5/11

2010 (Jacksonville 13/1):
Caught three passes for 24 yards in 13 games with one start

2009 (Jacksonville 1/1):
Started in his NFL debut in the season finale against Cleveland (1/3/10) and recorded his first career catch for 3 yards
Signed to the active roster after spending the previous 14 weeks on the Jacksonville practice squad

COLLEGE:
Two-time Big 12 Honorable Mention at defensive end who set season (3 in 2008) and career records (5) for blocked kicks by a defensive end
First-Team Academic All-Big 12 in 2006 and a second-team selection in 2007-08
Recorded 47 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, an interception and 5.5 sacks his senior season in 2008, when he served as one of the team’s four captains
Led the Cornhusker defensive line with 45 tackles to go along with 11 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks as junior
Played in 13 games as a sophomore and 12 games as a true freshman
5-time Big 12 Commissionaer’s Academic Honor Roll pick
Majored in communications studies

HIGH SCHOOL:
Standout at tight end and defensive end for head coach Tom Jaworski at Creight Prep, where he helped the Junior Jays win the Class A state title as a senior
Also starred on the basketball court, where he earned first-team all-state honors as a senior center and helped lead his team to the state title game
Earned co-Boys High School Athlete-of-the-Year honors from the Lincoln Journal Star as a senior
Son of Dave Potter and Karen Sanden, and his stepmother is Lynne Potter

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