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  • Sat., Aug. 27, 2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Super Bowl LI Touchdown Tour

    Meet Houston Texans Cheerleaders (10am-12pm), TORO (10am-11am) and Ambassadors Seth Payne and Wade Smith (11am-12pm) at the Houston Super Bowl LI Touchdown Tour at Space Center Houston (1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058) on Saturday, August 27 from 10am-2pm!

    Info: http://www.housuperbowl.com/houston-super-bowl-host-committee-announces-touchdown-tour-date

  • Sat., Aug. 27, 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.
  • 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

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The 1st Annual 'TOROs' Awards

Posted Feb 26, 2016

The Oscars might be taking most of the nation’s spotlight, but our digital media team has launched the first annual edition of “The Toros” for the best 2015 Texans stuff.

The Oscars might be taking most of the nation’s spotlight, but our digital media team has launched the first annual edition of “The TOROs” for the best 2015 Texans stuff (we say ‘stuff’ because we’ll be adjusting the categories to suit our needs).

Best performance by a quarterback in a supporting role
While Brandon Weeden coming off the bench to beat the Colts in Indy was historic, T.J. Yates coming off the bench to beat the then-undefeated Bengals on Monday Night Football was unforgettable. The fact that Yates did it for a team that traded him in a place where he had his personal best performance four years earlier, puts this one over the top.



Best Tweet
After DeAndre Hopkins torched the Jets in the Texans' follow-up win after the Bengals game he put previously perilous Revis Island in air quotes and our web guru, Eric San Inocencio reminded people of it the next day.


Best Interview
This was a crowded category including an ear-opening Deep Slant conversation with Oday Aboushi on Texans All-Access. But a ‘comedy’ took top honors as Mr. Mumbles aka Drew Dougherty had some fun at Texans Cheerleader tryouts.


Best Celebration
Kareem Jackson high stepped into the endzone with a pick-6 that sealed the deal on the AFC South Championship.



Best Player not named J.J. Watt or DeAndre Hopkins
Whitney Mercilus signed a contract extension in the offseason and exploded for a career-best 12 sacks.


Best Picture (actual photo)
John Harris’ reaction to Hopkins’ TD catch at Cincinnati sparked a photo shop campaign that went semi-viral.


Best Victory
Monday Night Football win in Cincinnati.



Best Post Game Speech
Bill O’Brien getting emotional after the Texans knocked off Indy was terrific, but the “sweats on the plane” reward for beating Cinci and the ensuing celebration was marvelous.


Best performance by a coach in a supporting role
Mike Vrabel was entertaining and inspiring on Hard Knocks and he did terrific work as Mercilus had an amazing year and Benardrick McKinney blossomed into a productive starter on the No. 3 defense in the NFL. The entire corps including Brian Cushing, Jadeveon Clowney and John Simon came along very nicely after the rough start.

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