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  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors (8453 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, TX 77640) from 4-5 PM to meet the Houston Texans!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!

    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.

  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Buffalo Wild Wings

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Buffalo Wild Wings (3939 Dowlen Rd., Suite 11, Beaumont, TX 77706) from 8-9 PM to meet the Houston Texans during the first half of the Texans vs. Broncos game!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!


    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM CDT Texans at Broncos The Texans travel to Denver to face off against the Broncos.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Back To Tailgating The Houston Texans are Back to Football so it’s time for you to get Back to Tailgating at the Academy Sports + Outdoors in Pearland on Sun., Aug. 24 from 3-5 PM. Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO & Deep Steel Thunder for this free event.  Also, get tailgating tips for the 2014 season from former H-E-B Tailgaters of the Year!
  • Tue., Aug. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas The Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas is Tuesday, August 26 at 12 noon.  It’s your chance to have lunch with the entire Texans team, as well as hear from new head coach Bill O’Brien as we get Back to Football and prepare for the 2014 season. 
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 7:00 PM CDT 49ers at Texans The Texans host the 49ers at NRG Stadium.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

Team

Zach Potter
TE #86
Height:
6-7
Weight:
269
Age:
28
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Omaha, NE
Experience:
4

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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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