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  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.



  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!

    This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season.  These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.

    Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html



Texans Mock Draft Machine: Version 2.0

Posted Mar 29, 2011

With less than a month to go until the 2011 NFL Draft less, check out who we have going to the Texans at No. 11 overall in the second edition of our Texans Mock Draft Machine.

The 2011 NFL Draft is less than a month away. Who will the Texans take with the 11th overall pick?

We took a stab at that question two weeks ago with our first-ever Texans Mock Draft Machine, which surveyed 15 mocks from around the web to project the top-10 picks. We’ve updated the results from each mock and added a new one to the mix for Version 2.0 of the Mock Machine.

A different expert will make the Texans’ pick at No. 11 each week based on our projected top-10. This week, that expert was Wes Bunting, the director of scouting at the National Football Post.

Our full methodology, including a link to each of the 16 surveyed mock drafts, can be found at the bottom of the page. Here are the results of our second Texans Mock Draft Machine:






Carolina Panthers

Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri
Also receiving votes: Marcell Dareus (3), Cam Newton (3), Nick Fairley (1), A.J. Green (1), Patrick Peterson (1)

7 (44%)


Denver Broncos

Marcell Dareus, DL, Alabama
Also receiving votes: Da’Quan Bowers (4), Peterson (2), Fairley (1), Von Miller (1), Robert Quinn (1)

7 (44%)





Buffalo Bills

Cam Newton, QB, Auburn

4 (25%)



Also receiving votes: Dareus (4), Gabbert (4), Miller (2), Peterson (2)



Cincinnati Bengals

Da’Quan Bowers, DE, Clemson
Also receiving votes: Green (4), Julio Jones (3), Newton (3), Gabbert (2), Fairley (2), Peterson (1)

1 (6%)





Arizona Cardinals

Von Miller, LB, Texas A&M
Also receiving votes: Newton (2), Gabbert (1), Quinn (1)

12 (75%)


Cleveland Browns

A.J. Green, WR, Georgia
Also receiving votes: Bowers (5), Dareus (2), Peterson (1)

8 (50%)


San Francisco 49ers

Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
Also receiving votes: Prince Amukamara (3), Quinn (3), Gabbert (1), Miller (1)

8 (50%)


Tennessee Titans

Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
Also receiving votes: Gabbert (1), Quinn (1), J.J. Watt (1)

12 (75%)


Dallas Cowboys

Tyron Smith, OT, USC
Also receiving votes: Amukamara (4), Watt (2), Bowers (1), Anthony Castonzo (1), Cameron Jordan (1), Peterson (1)

6 (38%)





Washington Redskins

Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
Also receiving votes: Green (2), Jake Locker (2), Quinn (2), Aldon Smith (2), Amukamara (1), Newton (1)

6 (38%)

The Texans' pick (made by Wes Bunting of the National Football Post):


Houston Texans

Robert Quinn, DE/OLB, North Carolina



Bunting: “I would go with Robert Quinn here. I think he’s the best pass rusher on the board; he gets the slight edge over Aldon Smith from Missouri. He’s a little more fluid. I think he’d be more comfortable standing up. Good first step. He sudden, he’s powerful, explosive, uses his arms well to disengage, to drop that shoulder around the edge. The Houston Texans need a guy who can stand up and rush from a two-point stance in their 34 front. I think he would be the ideal fit for the Texans at No. 11… I have Robert Quinn, I believe, as the fourth- or fifth-rated best player in the entire draft.”

Bunting’s pick jibes with our survey’s consensus. Six of the mock drafts have Quinn going to the Texans. Nebraska’s Prince Amukamara, with four votes, was the next-most popular pick for the Texans. Purdue’s Ryan Kerrigan received two votes, and three players – Georgia’s Justin Houston, Missouri’s Aldon Smith and Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt – got one vote apiece.

METHODOLOGY: We polled 16 mock drafts, tabulating how many times a player was picked for each of the top-10 teams in the draft. A player who got the most “votes,” as we’ll call them, at each team was the pick. There were a couple of exceptions where a player was the top vote-getter for more than one team. That player went to the team where he had a higher number of votes, and the other team ended up with the player who had the next-highest number of votes.

All of the mocks used were the author/website’s most current mock as of March 29 at 10 a.m. CT.

The mock drafts in our survey: Mel Kiper (ESPN.com), Todd McShay (ESPN.com), Don Banks (SI.com), Nolan Nawrocki (Pro Football Weekly), Evan Silva (Pro Football Talk), Chad Reuter (NFL Draft Scout/CBS), Rob Rang (NFL Draft Scout/CBS), Russ Lande (Sporting News), Wes Bunting (National Football Post), Pat Kirwan (NFL.com), Michael Lombardi (NFL.com), Steve Wyche (NFL.com), John McClain (Houston Chronicle), Lance Zierlein (Houston Chronicle), Walter Football, OurLads.com.

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