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  • Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappasito's

    Monday, October 20

    Noon-1pm – Pappasito’s Cantina, 2515 S. Loop West, Houston, TX 77054

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup regular Chile con Queso (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only. Dine-in only. Not valid for Queso Blanco.

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 7:30 PM CDT Texans at Steelers The Texans travel to face the Steelers.
  • Tue., Oct. 21, 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
  • Wed., Oct. 22, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet current Texans Ambassador (former Texans lineman) Steve McKinney at the Verizon The Woodlands Store, 1335 Lake Woodlands Dr., Suite A, The Woodlands, TX 77380.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Fri., Oct. 24, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, October 24
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 739 North Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX 77060
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos or 1 Monster Taco (1/person) for this hour at this location
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    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

  • 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 TBD Texans player(s) 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 a TBD Texans player 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.

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Quick Hits: Keshawn Martin

Posted Nov 20, 2013

WR Keshawn Martin answers questions in this 'Quick Hits' Q&A.

Second-year wide receiver Keshawn Martin answers questions in this "spice of life" Q&A.

Your alma mater Michigan State is doing pretty well this year. Do you still follow the team?
“Yeah, I follow. I look at every game they play. They’re doing pretty good. I haven’t been back yet, but I’m gonna try to get to one before the season ends. Hopefully the Big Ten Championship game if they make it. I talk to a lot of the guys. They call me sometimes.”

Speaking of MSU, you had 17 career-touchdowns in five different ways (10 receptions; three rush; two punt returns; one pass; one kick return). You’re a renaissance man. Do you ever warm up your arm just in case the Texans ask you to throw the ball? “Haha, a renaissance man. Well, I still work on my passes and throw at the ground a little bit, just in case. I like the trick plays and stuff. They’re really fun. I’d like to do that kind of stuff if they wanted me to.”

You scored your first touchdown of the season last Sunday and broke a franchise record for the most yardage on a punt return. Can you walk us through what happened on that play? “He punted it and it was kind of short, so I wasn’t gonna catch it. Then it rolled to me and kind of took a high hop, hit me in my face mask and after that I just wanted to pick it up as quick as I can. I picked it up and I saw some lanes. The guys did a great job blocking, so I just took it and ran with it.”

How long have you had dreadlocks? “I first got dreads my sophomore year in college. Previously, I had braids and other than that, just a regular haircut. A lot of people are different depending on how your hair is, but for me it took about two years for my hair to actually lock up. It’s a commitment.”

Did you see what happened with Jason Babin and Andre Ellington? Have you ever lost some dreads in the heat of battle? “No, that’s never happened to me. I hope that it doesn’t. That was terrible. It looked painful, but it probably wasn’t that bad because sometimes your hair gets really thin and it’s easy to break. I mean, I’ve lost a couple dreads in day-to-day life.”

What sort of music do you listen to? “I like hip hop, rap, R&B. I like Lil Wayne, that’s who I listen to most of the time. Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy. I listen to Motown, being from Detroit, but it’s not really on my iPod. I don’t have a specific pregame song; I just randomly go through songs.”

What do you do in your free time? “I like to go see movies, maybe grab something to eat or just chill. I like to relax, really. When you actually have time to do something, all you want to do is nothing. I like all types of movies. I don’t know if I have a favorite, but anything that’s not a horror movie. More comedy or thrilling, or action. Horror, I don’t really do those. It’s just too much sometimes.”

Are you a fan of these Texas winters compared to Michigan? “I love them. It’s not really cold, it’s not really hot. I would ask for a little snow sometimes, though. At least for Christmas. I’d like a white Christmas. Other than that, it’s pretty good.”

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