On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Oct. 26, 2014 12:00 PM CDT Texans at Titans The Texans travel to face the Titans.
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans free safety Kendrick Lewis and nose tackle Jerrell Powe at the Verizon Stadium Store, 8505 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77025.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Oct. 28, 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
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 2404 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Sat., Nov. 01, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP

    A nearly century old college football rivalry returns to NRG Stadium on Saturday, November 1st  as the SFA Lumberjacks take on the Sam Houston Bearkats in the Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP. Seats start at just $15.

    Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at BOTPW.com.

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 12:00 PM CST Eagles at Texans The Texans host the Eagles.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST Taste of the Texans presented by BP

    Wine and dine with the Houston Texans players, Cheerleaders and Ambassadors at the sixth annual Taste of the Texans presented by BP, Monday, November 3rd in NRG Stadium. 

    Fans can sample signature dishes from more than 25 of Houston’s finest restaurants.  Proceeds benefit The Houston Texans Foundation, Houston Methodist and the Houston Food Bank. 

    Be sure to secure your tickets today at HoustonTexans.com.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans Ambassador and former linebacker Danny Clark at the Verizon Cinco Ranch Store, 6645 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST 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
  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans center Chris Myers and guard Xavier Su’a-Filo at the Verizon I-10 East Store, 13740 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

News

Print
RSS

All-Pro Andre Johnson talks O'Brien, Manziel, more

Posted Feb 12, 2014

Texans receiver Andre Johnson spoke on Wednesday about the Texans' new head coach Bill O'Brien and some other topics.

In addition to chatting about his upcoming charity golf tournament, Andre Johnson also spent some time Wednesday morning talking football.

The Texans wide receiver said he’s had a “short conversation” with new head coach Bill O’Brien, and he left impressed.

“He seems like a great guy,” Johnson said. “He seems like he really loves the game of football. He’s very passionate about it. He’s all about ‘team’. I think all those characteristics are great.”

After a 2013 season in which he finished with 109 catches for 1,409 yards, Johnson was selected to his seventh Pro Bowl. He didn’t play in the annual all-star contest, however because of a wrist injury. But Johnson said he’s “fine”, health-wise, and missed the Pro Bowl because he “didn’t want to go back out there and bang it anymore.”

The football conversation also meandered to the NFL Draft, and the All-Pro wideout was asked about his impressions of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.

“I think he’s a great player,” Johnson said. “I’ve had a chance to meet him. He seems like a good kid. Very into football. He’s an exciting player to watch. I enjoyed watching him in college. He doesn’t have the name ‘Johnny Football’ for nothing.”

Johnson will be honored by his alma mater on April 10, as he’ll be inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.

“Just like playing in the NFL, I wanted to be a Miami Hurricane,” Johnson said. “When I signed up for this game, I didn’t think about being inducted into the Hall of Fame or anything like that. I just loved playing the game of football.  To have that happen, it’s a tremendous honor. Especially to be in there with some of the great players that have played there before.”

Twitter.com/DoughertyDrew

Recent News

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.