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

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    All events will be scheduled from 10A – 2P

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    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

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

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

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    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.

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

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

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Manti Te’o meets with Texans, massive media contingent

Posted Feb 23, 2013

The Texans were one of the first two teams to interview Manti Te’o at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine. They got a head start on several hundred reporters.

Notre Dame ILB Manti Te'o met with several hundred reporters at a press conference on Saturday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium.

*This article is part of our 2013 Path to the Draft coverage presented by Warehouse Pool Supply

INDIANAPOLIS – The Texans were one of the first two teams to interview Manti Te’o at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine. They got a head start on several hundred reporters.

Seemingly every one of the 800-plus members of the media covering this year’s Combine huddled around Podium C in the media work room at Lucas Oil Stadium for Teo’s press conference on Saturday afternoon. The Notre Dame star and Heisman Trophy runner-up, Mike Mayock’s No. 2-rated inside linebacker in the 2013 draft, talked for more than 14 minutes, with many of the questions centering around the Lennay Kekua Internet hoax.

“I’ve said all I need to say about that,” Te’o said. “How I’m handling it going forward is doing what I’m doing, focusing on the moment, focusing on football and the Combine. Not everybody gets this opportunity to be here. I’m sure there’s thousands and thousands of people who would like to be here in Indianapolis. Just trying to enjoy the moment.”

Questions about the Kekua situation and its fallout persisted throughout Teo’s press conference, just as they have since the hoax was first revealed by a Deadspin report on Jan. 16.

“It’s definitely embarrassing,” Te’o said. “When you’re walking through grocery stores and you’re kind of like giving people double-takes to see if they’re staring at you, it’s definitely embarrassing. I guess it’s part of the process; it’s part of the journey. It’s only going to make me stronger, and it definitely has.

“I think I’ve learned the difference between the things I can control and the things I can’t control. Hopefully, by doing the things I can control well, I’ll have more favor in the other category. Whatever team I go to, I’m just going to be me, I’m going to work hard, I’m going to do my best to help the team win.”

Te’o met with coaches from the Texans and Green Bay Packers on Friday night. He is scheduled to meet formally with 18 more teams while in Indianapolis. He said every team asks him about the incident, which he understands, but that he is ready to move on and focus on football.

“I think what I bring to the table is a lot of heart, a lot of energy and somebody that works hard, somebody who hates to lose,” Te’o said. “I always say, ‘I hate losing more than I love to win.’ The reason why I love to win is because I don’t have to go through that feeling of losing. It’s those times where I lose that feeling that will stick with me. For teams, I tell them, ‘You’ll always get somebody who’s humble, works hard, doesn’t say much and will do everything it takes to win.’”

Te’o was poised and sincere in his press conference, which several longtime NFL reporters said drew by far the largest crowd in Combine history. Texans coach Gary Kubiak told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that Te’o  was similarly impressive in his interview with the Texans on Friday.

“He stood his ground, wasn’t gun shy,” Kubiak said. “Lot of poise. He had it under control. He’s ready to move forward. Everybody wants to check his sincerity and see if you can trust him. I was impressed with the young man.

“He’s a darn good player, and we’re looking at inside linebackers. He just said, ‘Here’s my story,’ and told us. He answered our questions. He wasn’t defensive. He’s an effort player, can run and hit. There’s a lot to like.”

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