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

    Meet Texans defensive ends Jared Crick and Tim Jamison 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 Texans Live at Houston Texans Grille Texans Live with Marc Vandermeer broadcasts live from 6-8pm the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), and offensive lineman Duane Brown calls in from 6-7pm.  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.

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BWTB: The Vote Is On...

Posted Mar 4, 2014

Voting has opened on HoustonTexans.com for fans to choose what they would do with the Texans first overall pick in the NFL draft.


Tired of talking about the NFL Draft yet?

With just over two months to go, the Houston Texans remain 'on the clock', owners of the first overall pick. With the college season, Senior Bowl and now NFL combine behind us, the evaluation process is in full swing. Players have been dissected both on and off the field, measurables have been recorded and we now have a better idea just what direction the Texans will go in May.

Scratch that. We now know even less.

As articulately stated by voice of the Texans Marc Vandermeer, the options appear limitless at the top for Houston. There are a myriad of possible choices as draft day edges closer. That uncertainty combined with a slower part of the NFL's schedule has led to endless speculation. That is evident with each Mock Draft Survey we publish, as the names at the top continue to change as the calendar turns.

Each new version of that survey, which we've used as a benchmark to evaluate national opinion on who the Texans will take, appears to yield a new frontrunner. Despite the college season ending nearly three months ago, opinions continue to vary on the draft's top prospects with each passing day. Before the NFL combine, South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney was the choice, but right now UCF's Blake Bortles has become the incumbent. Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater have also been in the mix. That group of four appears to be the consensus in the running for the top slot, while trading the pick has also crept into the conversation.

As we continue to chronicle who the media thinks will be the selection, we figured it was now time to hear from you. Yesterday morning, we started our fan vote on the home page of HoustonTexans.com, a chance for Texans faithful to weigh in on the move they want their favorite team to make. The choices in the poll mirror the same common sense thinking I explained earlier, with the 'top four' listed along with the trading option. This poll will be open through the end of March, so expect to see the leader change as pro days shed the spotlight on each player throughout the month.

After one day, the fanbase has clearly spoken. As of late last night, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a sizable lead over his counterparts, receiving 60 percent of the over 5000 votes so far. Manziel, who was quoted (as all the players were) that he hopes to be a Texan, appears to have the early support.

Want to weigh in? It is easy. On the bottom right of the home page, you'll see the poll. From there, make your selection. You can vote as many times as you'd like.

Does it mean anything? Of course not, just like the mock drafts we all will continue to read until May. That said, it still is fun.

What do YOU want the Texans to do? Vote here. (Bottom right of the page)

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