April 23, 2014

Aggies Lock Up Sumlin in Fear of the Texans?

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In recent days, I’d heard Aggies were more concerned about losing Sumlin to Texans than USC. — Travis Haney (@TravHaneyESPN) November 30, 2013   Today it was announced that Texas A&M University locked up Head Coach Kevin Sumlin to a six-year extension, in principal, to remain at College Station. According to Travis Haney (ESPN), the Aggie decision makers were in fear that they would lose Sumlin to the Houston Texans. There have been rumors of Sumlin being linked to the Texans and for the time being this will put those rumors to rest. Questions about the head coaching situation have come into…

Texans Sign Steven Terrell To the Practice Squad

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The Houston Texans have signed free agent defensive back Steven Terrell to the practice squad to fill the void left by running back Ray Graham, who was promoted to the active roster. Terrell was with the Jacksonville Jaguars during training camp and was released by them on the final cut down before the season started. At 5-10 and 193 lbs., Terrell was working at safety for the Jaguars on their practice squad. Terrell attended Texas A&M University where he was a team captain and, as a senior in College Station, he registered 61 tackles with 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles and 7 pass deflections….

Texans Tweets of the Week: Vol. 3

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That’s right, folks.  It’s time for another exciting addition of Texans Tweets of the Week.  As the Texans get ready to face the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday in Reliant, we bring you the most interesting and noteworthy tweets for your Houston Texans players and other Texans sources. As always, because fooling with Twitter yourself is just way too time consuming, we’ve done all the hard work for you. Numbers switch: #Texans LB Justin Tuggle is now #57 and DE Sam Montgomery is #95. — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) September 24, 2013 The number change isn’t so important as is the very…

Aggies’ Jones and McNeal Workout for Texans

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The Houston Texans hosted two Texas A&M Aggies at a private workout at the Methodist Training Center. Aggies wide receiver, Kenric McNeal (pictured above) and defensive back C.J. Jones were some of the workouts on a busy Saturday for the Texans. McNeal ran a 4.44 second 40-yard dash, and impressed according to reports from his workout. As a Senior, McNeal (6-1, 184 lbs.) had 19 receptions for 265 yards and 2 touchdowns, and for his career he had 56 receptions for 665 yards and 5 touchdowns. Defensive back C.J. Jones, a Houston native, was used mainly on special teams for…

Texans Bring Sean Porter for a Workout

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UPDATE: The Houston Texans were reported in late March to have expressed some interest in Texas A&M standout outside linebacker Sean Porter. That interest has recently developed into the Texans bringing Porter in for a private workout.   Sources: Texas A&M LB Sean Porter private workouts: Patriots, Chiefs, Cowboys, Texans, Bears, Broncos, Falcons, Ramsprofootball.scout.com/a.z?s=127&p=9&… — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 11, 2013 ORIGINAL REPORT: According to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, the Houston Texans are showing interest in outside linebacker Sean Porter. Porter went to Texas A&M University and measures in at 6-1 and 229 lbs. and it projected as a 3rd to…

Lechler Comes back Home, Signs with Texans

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Texans reached agreement with former Raiders Pro Bowl punter Shane Lechler, as @mcclain_on_nfl reported. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 23, 2013 Former Raiders Pro-Bowl P Shane Lechler is signing a 3-year, $5.5 million contract that includes a $1 million signing bonus with Texans. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 23, 2013   The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with free agent punter and Texas native, Edward “Shane” Lechler. The addition of Lechler potentially gives the Texans one of the top punters in the NFL and one of the best in NFL history. Lechler was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in…

Shane Lechler set to visit the Texans

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Texans are bringing in punter Shane Lechler for a visit Thursday. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013 The Texans were interested in Lechler last time his contract expired but Raiders gave him 4 mil a year. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013   According to multiple sources the Houston Texans are bringing in free agent punter and Texas native Shane Lechler on Thursday for a visit. Lechler has been a staple for the Oakland Raiders as their punter since 2000 when he was drafted out of Texas A&M University in the 5th round (142 overall) in the NFL Draft (2000). Lechler…

Homegrown: An Interview with Randy Bullock

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   I received the call from the Texans’ General Manager, Rick Smith. He welcomed me to the Houston Texans organization… then I had the opportunity to speak with Coach Kubiak and Coach Marciano. I was so excited my whole body was shaking. I was in disbelief that I was going to have the opportunity to start my NFL career in my hometown. -Randy Bullock, Houston Texans, Kicker, Texas A&M University   By all accounts, Randy Bullock did not have the easiest road to the NFL.  First of all, although the most talented kicker available in the 2012 NFL Draft, he was still…

Texans Profile: Randy Bullock

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    With the 161st overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans select… Randy Bullock, K, Texas A&M University Vital Stats Height:          5’9” Weight:          205 lbs. Arms:             29 ¼” Hands:           8 3/8” With the recent departure of Neil Rackers to the Redskins, the Texans had a vital need at the kicker position and they filled it with the best available kicker, Randy Bullock, TAMU.  Bullock is so darn accurate, it’s almost scary with an  88% (29 of 33) accuracy rate on field goals. Bullock’s longest FG during his Aggie career was 52 yards and he is 13 of 16…