On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Aug. 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon pres. by Amegy Bank of Texas

    The Houston Texans Team Luncheon is set for Tuesday, August 30 from noon – 2pm with the entire Texans team.  Hear from Head Coach Bill O’Brien and top Texans players as they prepare for the 2016 season!

    Table/Ticket Info - http://www.houstontexans.com/community/team-luncheon.html

  • Sat., Sep. 03, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Sun., Sep. 04, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Back To Football Fan Fest

    Football season is officially back! Come kickoff the season with us at our new Back to Football Fan Fest at CITYCENTRE Plaza (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Sunday, September 4 from 1pm - 3pm!  Bring the entire family for this FREE event and join Houston Texans Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and TORO! We'll also have live music, autograph signings, interactive games, and Texans giveaways so don't miss out! 

    Info - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/fanfest.html

  • Fri., Sep. 09, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Fuddruckers

    Friday, September 9
    Noon-1pm – Fuddruckers, 2400B South MacGregor Way, Houston, TX 77021

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE classic shake (1/person) for this hour at any area Fuddruckers

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

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

  • Sat., Sep. 10, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Fri., Sep. 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, September 16
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 6060 Long Dr., Houston, TX 77087

    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

  • Fri., Sep. 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, September 30
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 739 North Sam Houston Parkway, Houston, TX 77060

    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

  • Sun., Oct. 09, 2016 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk pres. by H-E-B

    The 2016 Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Texas Children’s Hospital are Sunday, October 9 at NRG Park.  Both races included a race t-shirt, interactive water stops, entry into the post-race party and finish on the floor of NRG Stadium.  Be sure to secure your spot today at HoustonTexans.com before the race sells out! 

    Register - http://www.houstontexans.com/community/houston-texans-foundation/ROTB-H.html

  • Fri., Oct. 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Fuddruckers

    Friday, October 14
    Noon-1pm – Fuddruckers, TBD

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE classic shake (1/person) for this hour at any area Fuddruckers

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

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

  • Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, October 28
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 2104 E Sam Houston Parkway S, Pasadena, TX 77503

    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

News

Print
RSS

TE Phillip Supernaw ready to compete for spot

Posted May 8, 2013

Tight end Phillip Supernaw, a local product from Katy Taylor High School, is looking to make a push for a roster spot in his second season with the Texans.


Tight end Phillip Supernaw is looking to make a push for a roster spot in year two as a member of his hometown Houston Texans.

Supernaw, who played quarterback at Katy Taylor High School, was undrafted in 2012 out of Division-II Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. He started last season on the Texans’ practice squad before a foot injury landed him on injured reserve in October.

“I was never exactly well enough, I feel like, to contribute last season, but I’m good to go now,” Supernaw said Tuesday on Texans Radio. “Coming from where I came from, for me, I just wanted a shot to try to play in the NFL... I’ve got to do what I have to do and I’ve got to show why I belong here.”

Before he was shelved by injury, Supernaw (6-5, 250) showed promise on the practice field last season.

"He was my favorite receiver on scout team,” Texans quarterback T.J. Yates said Tuesday. “That guy’s physical. That guy has got strong hands, runs good routes. He was very raw last year as far as picking up the offense, getting used to it, (but) he’s got a lot of talent. I like his fire. He was one of my go-to guys whenever we were playing against the defense on scout team.”

Texans coach Gary Kubiak mentioned Supernaw after the draft when asked about tight end Ryan Griffin, the Texans’ sixth-round pick from Connecticut.

“Really, when you look at Supernaw coming back and this young man (Griffin), we have a chance to be a little bit more physical at tight end when it’s all said and done than we have been, take a little bit of that banging off of a guy like O.D. (Owen Daniels) during the course of the season,” Kubiak said.

The Texans were thin at tight end last season, carrying only Daniels and Garrett Graham on the roster. Fullback/tight end James Casey has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, leaving them even thinner at the position in 2013.

Supernaw, Griffin and Jake Byrne will get a chance to show what they can do this offseason, starting with the Texans’ rookie mini-camp that begins Friday.

“I can’t get too comfortable by any means where I stand on the team, but I feel good about where I am,” Supernaw said. “I feel like I have as good a shot as anybody. Somebody’s gotta make the team. Somebody’s gotta be the third tight end. Somebody’s gotta contribute. I just think to myself, ‘Why not me?’

"I know it’s a big numbers game and all that, but I just try to keep it in perspective and keep my eye on it, just try to do my best.”

Twitter.com/NickScurfield

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

Trending Now

Recent News