On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Touchdown Tour

    The Touchdown Tour is the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s traveling celebration of
    football. It will travel all over Houston throughout the fall, raising awareness and excitement in
    the community for Super Bowl LI, which will be played at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017.
    The Touchdown Tour will have a wide variety of games, many exhibits, appearances, food and fun for
    people of all ages. The Tour will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at every stop on its tour around the
    city. Every stop on the Touchdown Tour is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to
    celebrate the city, football and Super Bowl LI with the Host Committee.

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders will be in attendance at each tour from 11am - 1pm, and TORO will be on occasion as well.

    Touchdown Tour Schedule Dates
    All events will be scheduled from 10A – 2P

    Date                            Location                                Address
    Oct. 8                          Mason Park                            75th and Tipps Houston, TX 77023
    Oct. 15                        Sylvester Turner Park             2800 West Little York Houston, TX 77091
    Oct. 22                        MacGregor Park                      5225 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77021
    Oct. 29                        Sunnyside Park                      3502 Bellfort, Houston, TX 77051
    Nov. 5                         Agnes Moffitt Park                  10645 Hammerly Houston, TX 77043
    Nov. 12                       Finnigan Park                         4900 Providence, Houston, TX 77020
    Nov. 19                       Kingwood High School             2701 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
    Dec. 3                         Moody Park                            3725 Fulton, Houston, TX 77009

    Dec. 10                      Blueridge Park                         5600 Court Road Houston, TX 77053
    Jan. 7                        Burnett Bayland Park                6000 Chimney Rock Houston, TX 77081
    Jan. 14                      Alief Community Park               11903 Bellaire Blvd. Houston, TX 77072

  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans Buzz

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday during the regular season at 11 PM for this  show that goes 1-on-1 with Texans players to get to know them on a personal basis and is hosted by Voice of the Houston Texans Marc Vandermeer and Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CST Houston Texans Inside the Game Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.
  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Touchdown Tour

    The Touchdown Tour is the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s traveling celebration of
    football. It will travel all over Houston throughout the fall, raising awareness and excitement in
    the community for Super Bowl LI, which will be played at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017.
    The Touchdown Tour will have a wide variety of games, many exhibits, appearances, food and fun for
    people of all ages. The Tour will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at this stop on its tour around the
    city. Every stop on the Touchdown Tour is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to
    celebrate the city, football and Super Bowl LI with the Host Committee.

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders will be in attendance at this tour from 12pm - 1pm, as well as the Go Texan Express merchandise truck.  Stop by for Texans games and a chance to win great Texans prizes!

    Chevron
    1400 Smith Street

    Houston, TX 77002

     

     
  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Players Show Live from Fuddruckers

    Join Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus from 6 PM – 7 PM at Fuddruckers (11445 Fountain Lake Dr, Stafford, TX 77477) for a live Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 broadcast with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer, and special guests!

    Plus, all Houston area Fuddruckers will be feature a Buy One Texans Burger, Get One Free and $15 beer buckets every Tuesday during the season for fans showing up in their Texans gear, whether the Texans win or lose their previous game, so don't miss out!

    Then stay for Texans Live from 7-8 PM.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

  • Fri., Dec. 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, December 16
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 South Main, Houston, TX

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE Jumbo Jack for this hour at this location

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

    More info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Texans-Friday.html

  • Sat., Dec. 17, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sat., Dec. 17, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans Buzz

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday during the regular season at 11 PM for this  show that goes 1-on-1 with Texans players to get to know them on a personal basis and is hosted by Voice of the Houston Texans Marc Vandermeer and Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sun., Dec. 18, 2016 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CST Houston Texans Inside the Game Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

News

Print
RSS

Big 12, SEC to Face Off in 2014 Texas Bowl

Posted Aug 12, 2013

The Big 12 and the SEC will square off at Reliant Stadium starting in December 2014, giving the Texas Bowl the ability to showcase two of the country’s premier conferences against one another for the next six years.



The Big 12 and the SEC will square off at Reliant Stadium starting in December 2014, giving the Texas Bowl the ability to showcase two of the country’s premier conferences against one another for the next six years.

The Texas Bowl will be part of a selection pool that takes place after teams are chosen for the College Football Playoff and the Capital One Bowl. Conferences will make assignments for pool bowls upon consultation with member institutions. The Belk Bowl, Gator Bowl, Liberty Bowl, Music City Bowl, and the Outback Bowl are the other games with an SEC pool selection.  The addition of the SEC to the Texas Bowl ensures both conferences will have a major bowl presence in Texas.  

“The SEC is pleased to welcome the Texas Bowl to our post-season lineup,” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.  “I’m glad we can take SEC football into the state of Texas in the post-season on an annual basis for an attractive matchup with a Big 12 opponent.  We look forward to a long and productive relationship with the Texas Bowl.”

“We are proud and excited to welcome the SEC to the Texas Bowl," said Jamey Rootes, President of the Houston Texans and Lone Star Sports & Entertainment. “Today represents another important milestone in our quest to make the Texas Bowl an elite college football event, which is a source of pride for the city of Houston and a cherished annual tradition for football fans across the region.” 

Big 12 and SEC conference members have produced a combined 29 Associated Press national champions and 28 Heisman Trophy winners.  Nine of the past 15 Heisman Trophy winners have come out of one of those two conferences. 

The Big 12 placed 90 percent of its teams in 2012 postseason bowl games to set a record for the highest percentage in college football history.  

"The Big 12 values its presence in the Houston area and the role it has played in the growth of the Texas Bowl," said Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.  "We are excited to continue our relationship with Lone Star Sports & Entertainment, the Houston Texans, and ESPN Regional Television in the management of this event."

The Texas Bowl also moved up in the selection order among Big 12 affiliated bowls.  Beginning in 2014, the Texas Bowl will hold the fourth selection after the playoff seeds are announced. The Texas Bowl has been affiliated with the Big 12 since the bowl’s inception in 2006.  

The 2013 Texas Bowl will be played on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Reliant Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN.  Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. CST.  Fans who attend the 2013 Texas Bowl will receive first priority to secure seats for the 2014 game and beyond.

The Texas Bowl has been a tremendous success both on and off the field over its first six years.  The bowl has generated an average of $30 million per year for the Houston economy.  The bowl boasts more than 15,000 season ticket holders and sold more than 30,000 tickets before its teams were announced last year.

Over its six-year history, the Texas Bowl has donated more than $600,000 and more than $12 million in promotional support and publicity to DePelchin Children’s Center, the bowl’s official charitable beneficiary.

Last year, fans saw Texas Tech defeat Minnesota, 34-31. D.J. Johnson returned an interception 39 yards late in the fourth quarter and Ryan Bustin made a 28-yard field goal as time expired to give Texas Tech the comeback victory.
 
The inaugural Texas Bowl was played on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006 at Reliant Stadium. Rutgers defeated Kansas State, 37-10, before a crowd of 52,210, the largest crowd to witness a bowl game in Houston not involving a Texas team since 1972. 

Renew Your Seats Today!

Renew your seats by the August 30th deadline and you'll receive two passes to the 2013 Gridiron Legends Pregame Mixer. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to secure your seats both for the 2013 Texas Bowl and future bowl games featuring this new and improved lineup.

Call (832) 667-2390 to take advantage of this renewal offer so you can make sure you'll be in the building for the first Big 12/SEC Texas Bowl! Information.

Follow the Texas Bowl on Twitter and Facebook.

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

Trending Now

Recent News