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  • Sat., Mar. 07, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html

     

  • Sat., Mar. 21, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
  • Sat., Mar. 28, 2015 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleader Tryouts

    The 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts are Saturday, March 28! Get the opportunity to perform on national television, travel the world, and more. Tryouts are free and you have nothing to lose!

    Click the link for complete info to register - http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/tryouts/2015.html

  • Sat., Apr. 11, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
  • Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

    The all new Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children’s Hospital is April 19. Space is limited and this event will sell out, so register your kids today by clicking on this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/triathlon/home.html

  • Thu., Apr. 23, 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 with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Sat., Apr. 25, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.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!
  • 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!

  • 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!

Team

Antonio Smith
DE #94
Height:
6-4
Weight:
289
College:
Oklahoma State
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 157 302 228 74 44.5 0 8 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 OAK 16 20 18 2 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 15 30 22 8 5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 30 22 8 7 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 16 25 19 6 6.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 16 38 23 15 4 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 16 34 26 8 4.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 ARI 16 41 31 10 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 ARI 16 43 37 6 5.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 ARI 16 25 14 11 2.5 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 12 16 16 0 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 ARI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TWITTER: @AntonioSmith94

TRANSACTIONS:Selected by Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft...signed by Cardinals on July 27, 2004...released by Cardinals on Sept. 5, 2004...re-signed by Cardinals to practice squad on Sept. 6, 2004...signed by Cardinals to active roster on Dec. 15, 2004...assigned by Cardinals to Hamburg Sea Devils in 2005 NFL Europe enhancement allocation program on Feb. 14, 2005...released by Cardinals on Sept. 4, 2005...re-signed by Cardinals to practice squad on Sept. 8, 2005...signed by Cardinals to active roster on Oct. 6, 2005...re-signed with Cardinals on April 5, 2007...re-signed with Cardinals on April 3, 2008...signed by Houston Texans on March 1, 2009.

HONORS:
Pro Bowl (2012)

CAREER:
Joined the Texans as an unrestricted free agent prior to the 2009 season
Started 61-of-62 games in his four seasons in Houston and has registered 144 tackles, 22.0 sacks, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
Played in 61 games with 39 starts over five seasons with the Arizona Cardinals
Spent the spring of 2005 with the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe, starting 9-of-10 games and finished with six sacks, 28 tackles and a forced fumble while earning All-NFL Europe honors
Worked his way up from the Cardinals practice squad to become a regular starter, eventually starting all three playoff games for the Cardinals in their run to Super Bowl XLII

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Set career-highs with 7.0 sacks and three passes defensed on the season
Named one of the defensive captains for the 2012 season
Assisted on a sack of Ryan Tannehill in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Made three tackles (one solo) including assisting on a sack at Jacksonville (9/16)
Made three tackles (two solo) and had two quarterback hits at Denver (9/23)
Sacked Matt Hasselbeck for a 1-yard loss, forcing a fumble on the play vs. Tennessee (9/30)
Registered a season-high six tackles (three solo) one quarterback hit at the New York Jets (10/8)
Registered his third and fourth sacks of the season when he dropped Joe Flacco on consecutive plays in the fourth quarter vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Collected two passes defensed vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) and a pass defensed at Detroit (11/22)
Made three tackles including a sack for a 9-yard loss, forced a fumble and recoverd a fumble at Tennessee (12/2)
Sacked Andrew Luck for a 9-yard loss and collected two tackles vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Registered five tackles vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Set a career high for sacks with 7.0 when he sacked QB Andrew Luck for a loss of 7 yards in the second quarter at Indianapolis (12/30)
Collected two tackles in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati(1/5/13)
Made one tackle and had three quarterback hits in AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

TWITTER: @AntonioSmith94

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft...signed by Cardinals on July 27, 2004...released by Cardinals on Sept. 5, 2004...re-signed by Cardinals to practice squad on Sept. 6, 2004...signed by Cardinals to active roster on Dec. 15, 2004...assigned by Cardinals to Hamburg Sea Devils in 2005 NFL Europe enhancement allocation program on Feb. 14, 2005...released by Cardinals on Sept. 4, 2005...re-signed by Cardinals to practice squad on Sept. 8, 2005...signed by Cardinals to active roster on Oct. 6, 2005...re-signed with Cardinals on April 5, 2007...re-signed with Cardinals on April 3, 2008...signed by Houston Texans on March 1, 2009.

HONORS:
Pro Bowl (2012)

CAREER:
Joined the Texans as an unrestricted free agent prior to the 2009 season
Started 61-of-62 games in his four seasons in Houston and has registered 144 tackles, 22.0 sacks, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
Played in 61 games with 39 starts over five seasons with the Arizona Cardinals
Spent the spring of 2005 with the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe, starting 9-of-10 games and finished with six sacks, 28 tackles and a forced fumble while earning All-NFL Europe honors
Worked his way up from the Cardinals practice squad to become a regular starter, eventually starting all three playoff games for the Cardinals in their run to Super Bowl XLII

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Set career-highs with 7.0 sacks and three passes defensed on the season
Named one of the defensive captains for the 2012 season
Assisted on a sack of Ryan Tannehill in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Made three tackles (one solo) including assisting on a sack at Jacksonville (9/16)
Made three tackles (two solo) and had two quarterback hits at Denver (9/23)
Sacked Matt Hasselbeck for a 1-yard loss, forcing a fumble on the play vs. Tennessee (9/30)
Registered a season-high six tackles (three solo) one quarterback hit at the New York Jets (10/8)
Registered his third and fourth sacks of the season when he dropped Joe Flacco on consecutive plays in the fourth quarter vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Collected two passes defensed vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) and a pass defensed at Detroit (11/22)
Made three tackles including a sack for a 9-yard loss, forced a fumble and recoverd a fumble at Tennessee (12/2)
Sacked Andrew Luck for a 9-yard loss and collected two tackles vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Registered five tackles vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Set a career high for sacks with 7.0 when he sacked QB Andrew Luck for a loss of 7 yards in the second quarter at Indianapolis (12/30)
Collected two tackles in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati(1/5/13)
Made one tackle and had three quarterback hits in AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 16/16):
Named one of the defensive captains for the 2011 season and finished second on the team with a career-high 6.5 sacks along with one forced fumble and 25 tackles (19 solos)
Recorded one sack for a loss of 7 yards, one forced fumble and two quarterback pressures to go along with three tackles (one solo) in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11)
Made two solo tackles, one sack for a loss of 9 yards and one pass defensed at Miami (9/18)
Recorded a sack in his third straight game for the second time in his career at New Orleans (9/25)
Made two solo tackles vs. Pittsburgh (10/2), including a fourth-quarter sack of Ben Roethlisberger
Had three solo tackles and two hits on the quarterback at Baltimore (10/16)
Sacked Matt Hasselbeck twice in the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12), giving him a career-high 6.5 sacks on the season
Sacked Andy Dalton for an 8-yard loss  as part of a five tackle day in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Houston 16/16):
Named one of the defensive captains for the 2010 season
Started all 16 games while registering 38 tackles (23 solo) and four sacks
Assisted on a sack and had three quarterback hits and a pass defensed vs. Indianapolis (9/12)
Made four solo tackles, two sacks and forced a fumble at Oakland (10/3)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) and had a pass defensed vs. Kansas City (10/17)
Had four solo tackles and assisted on a sack with Mario Williams vs. San Diego (11/7)
Registered four tackles (two solo) and had a hit on the quarterback at the New York Jets (11/21)
Notched two tackles (one solo) and two hits on the quarterback vs. Tennessee (11/28)
Made his fourth sack of the season as part of a three-tackle day including two for a loss at Tennessee (12/19)
Assisted on three tackles and had four quarterback hits in the season finale vs. Jacksonville (1/2/11)

2009 (Houston 16/15):
Made 34 tackles including 4.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries
Made his Texans debut, starting at defensive end and recording three solo tackles and a forced fumble vs. the New York Jets (9/13)
Made two solo tackles, including one for a loss vs. Oakland (10/4) as well as recording two quarterback hits and recovering a fumble
Assisted on one tackle and recovered a fumble at Cincinnati (10/18)
Made his first sack as a Texan as part of a day that included two tackles (two solo), three quarterback hits and one tackle for a loss at Buffalo (11/1)
Had two solo tackles, one sack for a loss of 6 yards and a forced fumble at Indianapolis (11/8)
Made three solo tackles, including one for a loss and a quarterback hit vs. Tennessee (11/23)
Teamed with DE Connor Barwin on a 10-yard sack of Jaguars QB David Garrard at Jacksonville (12/6), finishing with two total tackles and two quarterback hits
Made four tackles (three solo) at St. Louis (12/20) including a sack or Rams QB Keith Null for a loss of 8 yards
Had two tackles (one solo), three quarterback hits and combined with DT Jeff Zgonina for a sack on Chad Henne for a loss of 8 yards at Miami (12/27)

 

2008 (Arizona 16/10):
Started 10 regular-season games and three playoff games for the NFC Champion Cardinals, including Super Bowl XLII
Finished with 41 total tackles (31 solo), 3.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
Recorded three solo tackles and his first sack of the season for an 8-yard loss at Seattle (11/16)
Recorded four solo tackles, including two solos, and a half-sack at Philadelphia (11/27)
Started and recorded a season-high five solo tackles and one sack vs. Minnesota (12/14)
Made three solo tackles and a sack in playoff-clinching win vs. Seattle (12/28)
Had three solo tackles and a sack in NFC Wild Card Playoff win against Atlanta (1/3/09)
Started and recorded two solo tackles and a sack in NFC Divisional Playoff win at Carolina (1/10/09)
Started and had one solo tackle in NFC Championship Game victory against Philadelphia (1/18/09)
Started and notched two tackles, including one solo, in Super Bowl XLII vs. Pittsburgh (2/1/09)

2007 (Arizona 16/13):
Started 13-of-16 games played and registered a career-high 60 tackles and 5.5 sacks while finishing tied for third in the NFL in defensive fumble recoveries with three
Recovered a second/quarter fumble at 49ers 36-yard line to set up touchdown in the season opener at San Francisco (9/10)
Led team with one sack and one quarterback hit in the home opener vs. Seattle (9/16)
Tied season highs with seven total tackles and five unassisted tackles as well as recorded one sack and one tackle for loss vs. Pittsburgh (9/30)
Recorded one quarterback hit and one sack vs. Carolina (10/14) to set a single-season career high with 3.5 sacks in six games
Totaled one forced fumble, two quarterback hits and recovered a fumble and advanced it to the Arizona 49 yard-line in the third quarter that led to a touchdown vs. Detroit (11/11)
Recovered first-quarter fumble as well as one quarterback pressure and one quarterback hit vs. Cleveland (12/2)

2006 (Arizona 16/8):
Appeared in all 16 games for the first time in his career, starting eight, while also recording 25 tackles
Recorded one tackle and recovered his first career fumble late in the fourth quarter vs. St. Louis (9/24)
Had four tackles while registering his first sack of the season when he corralled Michael Vick in the second quarter at Atlanta (10/1)
Earned his first start of the season at defensive tackle, collected two tackles and two quarterback pressures vs. Chicago (10/16)
Collected three tackles, a half sack and a quarterback pressure at St. Louis (12/3)
Had four tackles, one sack and a quarterback pressure vs. Seattle (12/10)
Collected five tackles, two tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery which he picked up and ran back four yards for a touchdown vs. Denver (12/17)

2005 (Arizona 11/8):
Recorded his first career start at Detroit (11/13) and recorded three tackles including one for a loss
Recorded two tackles and forced a fumble vs. Jacksonville (11/27)
Recorded his first two career sacks at Houston (12/18) bringing down David Carr while also adding one tackle
Sacked Jim Sorgi for his third sack of the season at Indianapolis (1/1/06)

2004 (Arizona 2/0):
Signed to the 53-man active roster on 12/15 after spending the first 13 weeks as a member of the practice squad
Saw action on defense in his first game on the active roster vs. St. Louis (12/19) and at Seattle (12/26) and recorded one QB pressure

COLLEGE:
Two-year starter at Oklahoma State after transferring from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Though his senior season was shortened by a leg injury, still managed to record two-year totals of 60 tackles (30 solos), 8.5 sacks, seven quarterback pressures and three pass deflections in 24 games

PERSONAL:
Attended John Marshall (Oklahoma City, Okla.) High School where he was named all-city and honorable mention all-state as a senior
Did not begin playing football until ninth grade at the urging of a friend
Also lettered in track and earned all-city recognition in shot put
Education major at Oklahoma State

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