On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors (8453 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, TX 77640) from 4-5 PM to meet the Houston Texans!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!

    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.

  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Buffalo Wild Wings

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Buffalo Wild Wings (3939 Dowlen Rd., Suite 11, Beaumont, TX 77706) from 8-9 PM to meet the Houston Texans during the first half of the Texans vs. Broncos game!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!


    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM CDT Texans at Broncos The Texans travel to Denver to face off against the Broncos.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Back To Tailgating The Houston Texans are Back to Football so it’s time for you to get Back to Tailgating at the Academy Sports + Outdoors in Pearland on Sun., Aug. 24 from 3-5 PM. Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO & Deep Steel Thunder for this free event.  Also, get tailgating tips for the 2014 season from former H-E-B Tailgaters of the Year!
  • Tue., Aug. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas The Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas is Tuesday, August 26 at 12 noon.  It’s your chance to have lunch with the entire Texans team, as well as hear from new head coach Bill O’Brien as we get Back to Football and prepare for the 2014 season. 
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 7:00 PM CDT 49ers at Texans The Texans host the 49ers at NRG Stadium.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

News

Print
RSS

Path to the Draft: Texans first-round picks since 2002

Posted Apr 16, 2013

With the 2013 NFL Draft approaching, we look at players drafted 27th overall and in the first round by the Texans since the team's inaugural season in 2002.


The Texans have the 27th pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, which starts on Thursday, April 25.

Since 2002, the Texans’ inaugural season, five of the 11 players drafted 27th overall have gone on to make the Pro Bowl. Six of the 12 first-round picks in Texans history have made the Pro Bowl, including three of the last five under general manager Rick Smith.

First-round draft picks in Texans history:
            
Year: Player, Pos, College (Overall selection)
2012: Whitney Mercilus, OLB, Illinois (26)
*2011: J.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin (11)
2010: Kareem Jackson, CB, Alabama (20)
*2009: Brian Cushing, ILB, Southern California (15)
*2008: Duane Brown, OT, Virginia Tech (28)
2007: Amobi Okoye, DT, Louisville (10)
*2006: Mario Williams, DE, North Carolina State (1)
2005: Travis Johnson, DT, Florida State (13)
*2004: Jason Babin, OLB, Western Michigan (27)
2004: Dunta Robinson, CB, South Carolina (10)
*2003: Andre Johnson, WR, Miami (Fla.) (3)
2002: David Carr, QB, Fresno State (1)
*Pro Bowler

PHOTOS: Texans first-round draft picks

Players picked 27th overall since 2002:
            
Year: Player, Pos, College (Team)
2012: Kevin Zeitler, G, Wisconsin (Cincinnati)
2011: Jimmy Smith, DB, Colorado (Baltimore)
*2010: Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers (New England)
2009: Donald Brown, RB, Connecticut (Indianapolis)
2008: Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona (San Diego)
2007: Robert Meachem, WR, Tennessee (New Orleans)
*2006: DeAngelo Williams, RB, Memphis (Carolina)
*2005: Roddy White, WR, UAB (Atlanta)
*2004: Jason Babin, OLB, Western Michigan (Houston)
*2003: Larry Johnson, RB, Penn State (Kansas City)
2002: Mike Rumph, CB, Miami (Fla.) (San Francisco)
*Pro Bowler


Twitter.com/NickScurfield

Recent News

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