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  • Sat., Aug. 29, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT Back To Tailgating

    The Houston Texans are Back to Football, so it’s time for you to get Back To Tailgating at the Academy Sports and Outdoors in Village Plaza at Bunker Hill on Saturday, August 29 from 2-4pm.

    Join the Houston Texans Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, TORO, and the Deep Steel Thunder for this free event that includes live music and fun games.  Learn from the best of the best as the H-E-B Tailgaters of the Game show you exactly how to prepare for the 2015 season.

    Info - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/back-to-tailgating.html

  • Sat., Aug. 29, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

  • Sat., Aug. 29, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360

    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., Aug. 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors (2351 Earl Rudder Fwy, College Station, TX 77845) from 1-2 PM and Wings 'N More (1511 University Dr. E., College Station, TX  77840) from 3-4 PM on Sunday, August 30, 2015 to meet the Houston Texans!

    Stop by for autographs with:

    FORMER SAFETY, #38 DANIEAL MANNING
    FORMER GUARD, #74 WADE SMITH

    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS AND TORO!


    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    *Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signing strictly limited to times listed. Celebrities subject to change.

  • Sun., Aug. 30, 2015 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CDT Houston Texans Inside the Game

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

  • Tue., Sep. 01, 2015 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, September 1 from noon – 2pm with the entire Texans team.  Hear from Head Coach Bill O’Brien and top Texans players as they prepare for the 2015 season!

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

  • Sat., Sep. 05, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

  • Sat., Sep. 05, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360

    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. 06, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk

    Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO, and the Battle Ready Band at the Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk on Sun., Sept. 6 from 1-3 PM.

    Bring the entire family for autograph signings, live music, & prize giveaways!

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

  • Sun., Sep. 06, 2015 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CDT Houston Texans Inside the Game

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

Team

Ben Jones
C #60
Height:
6-3
Weight:
308
Age:
26
College:
Georgia
Hometown:
Centreville, Alabama
Experience:
4

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TOTAL 48 27
2014 HOU 16 16
2013 HOU 16 1
2012 HOU 16 10

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on May 14, 2012.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on May 14, 2012.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)
Houston Texans Rookie of the Year (2012)

CAREER:
Has played in 48 regular season games with 16 starts at left guard and 11 starts at right guard
Started both playoff games and 10 regular season games at right guard on his way to being voted Texans Rookie of the Year in 2012
Has blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers

2014 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games at left guard
Started at left guard against Washington (9/7), Oakland (9/14), New York Giants (9/21, Buffalo (9/28), Dallas (10/5) and Indianapolis (10/9)
Started at left guard and made a tackle following a turnover at Pittsburgh (10/20)
Started at left guard at Tennessee (10/26), vs. Philadelphia (11/2), at Cleveland (11/16), vs. Cincinnati (11/23), vs. Tennessee (11/30), at Jacksonville (12/7), at Indianapolis (12/14) and vs. Baltimore (12/21)
Started at left guard and made a tackle following a turnover vs. Jacksonville (12/28)

2013 (Houston 16/1):
Played in all 16 games with one start
Started at right guard and blocked for a ground game that produced 131 yards at San Francisco (10/6) in Week 5

2012 (Houston 16/10, 2/2):
Originally drafted as a center, but worked his way into a starting role at right guard
Part of seven 100-yard rushing performances by Arian Foster for the NFL’s seventh-ranked offense
Made his Texans and NFL debut on special teams in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Saw action at right guard and was part of an offensive line that cleared the way for Texans running backs to rush for 216 yards and three touchdowns while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked at Jacksonville (9/17)
Helped provide protection for Schaub, enabling him to tie a career-high with four touchdown passes at Denver (9/23)
Helped Foster rush for a season-high 157 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made his first career start and was part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster gain 111 yards on 24 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record with 653 yards of offense and tied the franchise scoring record with 43 points vs. Jacksonville (11/18) and put up another 501 yards at Detroit (11/22)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Schaub to be sacked in the AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 90 yards while only allowing one sack in the AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

COLLEGE:
Ranked third in Georgia history with 49 starts at center
Two-time All-SEC selection by the league’s coaches and four-time SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week in his career
Named a Freshman All-American and Freshman All-SEC after taking over as starting center in 2008
Earned All-SEC first-team honors and was rated the nation’s second-best center in the draft by The NFL Draft Report in 2011
Second-team All-SEC honoree by the Associated Press, Phil Steele and the league’s coaches for his senior season
Named to Georgia’s Team of the Decade
Earned 2011 All-American first-team recognition from ESPN.com, Yahoo Sports and Rivals.com
Served as a team captain and started all 14 games at center
Earned All-SEC second-team honors from The NFL Draft Report as a junior
Named All-SEC second-team by the league’s coaches his sophomore season
Member of the fall 2009 Georgia Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
Named Freshman All-American first-team by College Football News, adding second-team honors from The Sporting News and Phil Steele

PERSONAL:  
Pregame ritual consists of walking barefoot on the field “to get a feel for the turf,” something he has done since high school
Attended Bibb County High School in Centreville, Ala., where he earned Super Prep All-Dixie Team, Prep Star All-Southeast Region and Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 5A first-team All-State honors as a senior
Standout first baseman and pitcher on Bibb County’s baseball team, where in 2007 he was selected to the Tuscaloosa News West Alabama Baseball All-Star squad
Switched from jersey #61 to #60 prior to his senior season, to honor his father, Steve, a former collegiate star, who was killed in a helicopter crash when he was 10 years old

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