March 21, 2018

Name That Texans’ Player: Volume 1

We are going to try something new these coming weeks called Name that Texan! We bring back 7 Texans players from the vault to see if you know who your past Texans were. Trust me, if you can recognize the past players we are fully impressed.

The answers are at the bottom of the post. Let us know how you do! Good Luck.




The Photo Lineup

2002 Team 

This player appeared in 14 games for the Texans in 2002 where he started 2 of them. He caught 21 passes for 286 yards with zero touchdowns. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 2000 in the 3rd round.


Who is he????





2003 Team


This defensive tackle started 4 games for the Texans in 2003 and registered 23 total tackles and 1/2  quarterback sack. He appeared in 13 games that season. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 2000 NFL draft in the 4th round out of Arizona State.


Who is he????




2004 Team

Probably still one of the more recognizable Texans, especially with his work with the Texans’ Ambassadors. In 2004, this special teams wizard returned 59 kicks for a 22.1 yard average and throw in his 36 punt returns.  He was a staple of the Texans special teams unit.

Who is he????


2005 Team

His rookie season for the Texans was in 2005 and the safety started 13 games. He tallied 54 total tackles with 1 interception. He was taken by the Texans in the 6th round (188th overall) out of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Who is he????



2006 Team

Entering his 5th season with the Texans in 2006, he was a starter on defense. He was tied for the team lead in interceptions with 2 and had one touchdown on a fumble recovery. He had 27 total tackles and 10 pass deflections.

Who is he????



2007 Team

During the 2007 season, the veteran of the defensive lineman was a ripe age of 37. Appearing in all 16 games, he started one in 2007. It marked his first season with the Texans and only had 10 total tackles.

Who is he????


2008 Team

He appeared in 12 games for the Texans and was a staple for the special teams unit since 2003 as a long snapper. His 2008 season was cut short by 4 games for a positive test in the league’s substance abuse policy.

Who is he????


’02- JaJuwon Dawson (Wide Receiver, 2002)

’03- Junior Ioane (Defensive Tackle, 2003-2005)

’04- J.J. Moses (Kick Returner/Wide Receiver, 2003-2004)

’05- C.C. Brown (Safety, 2005-2008)

’06- DeMarcus Faggins (Cornerback, 2002-2008)

’07- Jeff Zgonina (Defensive Tackle, 2007-2009)

’08- Bryan Pittman (Long Snapper, 2003-2008,2009)

4 Responses to “Name That Texans’ Player: Volume 1”
  1. Louie says:

    4 out of 7…. To be honest the ones I knew by picture only were Faggins, Moses, and Zgonina.

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