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  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors (8453 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, TX 77640) from 4-5 PM to meet the Houston Texans!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!

    Houston Texans Giveaways!

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

  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Buffalo Wild Wings

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Buffalo Wild Wings (3939 Dowlen Rd., Suite 11, Beaumont, TX 77706) from 8-9 PM to meet the Houston Texans during the first half of the Texans vs. Broncos game!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!


    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM CDT Texans at Broncos The Texans travel to Denver to face off against the Broncos.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 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 + Outdoors in Pearland on Sun., Aug. 24 from 3-5 PM. Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO & Deep Steel Thunder for this free event.  Also, get tailgating tips for the 2014 season from former H-E-B Tailgaters of the Year!
  • Tue., Aug. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas The Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas is Tuesday, August 26 at 12 noon.  It’s your chance to have lunch with the entire Texans team, as well as hear from new head coach Bill O’Brien as we get Back to Football and prepare for the 2014 season. 
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 7:00 PM CDT 49ers at Texans The Texans host the 49ers at NRG Stadium.
  • Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM CDT AdvoCare Texas Kickoff

    Celebrate the return of college football with a Big Ten and SEC showdown at NRG Stadium, as the LSU Tigers and Wisconsin Badgers square off in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff on Saturday August 30 at 8pm. Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at advocare texas kickoff dot com.

  • Sun., Aug. 31, 2014 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., Aug. 31 from 1-3 PM. Bring the entire family for autograph signings, live music, & prize giveaways!
  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

Team

Ben Tate
RB #44
Height:
5-11
Weight:
217
College:
Auburn
Experience:
4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 40 421 10.5 1,992 4.7 49.8 10 60 102 24.2 11 3 9
2013 HOU 14 181 12.9 771 4.3 55.1 4 60 33 18.2 3 1 4
2012 HOU 11 65 5.9 279 4.3 25.4 2 25 17 26.2 2 0 1
2011 HOU 15 175 11.7 942 5.4 62.8 4 56 52 29.7 6 2 4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 40 58 287 4.9 7.2 14 0 0 0 7 1
2013 HOU 14 34 140 4.1 10 10 0 0 0 1 1
2012 HOU 11 11 49 4.5 4.5 11 0 0 0 2 0
2011 HOU 15 13 98 7.5 6.5 14 0 0 0 4 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 40 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 HOU 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 11 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 40 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 HOU 14 5 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU 11 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 15 4 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

 

TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

2011 (Houston 15/2):
Ranked second on the team with 942 yards rushing in his first full season as a pro
Made his NFL debut, rushing for 116 yards on 24 attempts and a touchdown vs. Indianapolis (9/11), the most rushing yards in a debut in Texans history
Rushed for 103 yards on 23 attempts at Miami (9/18), becoming the first Texans running back and one of 11 running backs in NFL history to rush for over 100 yards in his first two appearances
Rushed for 82 yards on 19 carries in his first career start at New Orleans (9/25)
Had two carries for 20 yards vs. Pittsburgh (10/2) before leaving the game with a groin injury
Carried nine times for 41 yards at Baltimore (10/16)
Recorded his third 100-yard game of the season, rushing for 104 yards on 15 carries at Tennessee (10/23)
Carried the ball five times for 42 yards (8.4 avg.) vs. Jacksonville (10/30)
Named the Texans Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 115 yards on 12 carries including a 27-yard touchdown run vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Rushed 13 times for 63 yards and a touchdown at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Had five carries for 26 yards (5.2 ypc) at Jacksonville (11/27)
Carried the ball 11 times for 41 yards vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Led the team in rushing with 67 yards on eight carries including a season-long of 44 yards at Cincinnati (12/11)
Started the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12) and rushed 16 times for 97 yards and a touchdown while also catching four passes for 24 yards
Made his postseason debut, rushing for 37 yards on nine carries in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

2010 (Houston 0/0):
Missed the entire regular season after suffering a season-ending ankle injury in the first preseason game at Arizona (8/14)

COLLEGE:
Started 19-of-47 games at Auburn and gained 3,321 yards with 24 touchdowns on 678 carries (4.9 average), adding 53 receptions for 336 yards (6.3 average) and eight kickoff returns for 186 yards (23.3 average)
Generated 3,843 all-purpose yards, an average of 81.8 yards per game
Finished his career ranked fifth in school history in rushing yardage
678 carries were second only to Carnell Williams’ 741 in Auburn annals
24 touchdown runs tied Brent Fullwood (1983-86) for sixth on the Tigers’ career-record chart
Average of 70.7 yards per game rushing ranked ninth in school history
Earned second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors from the Associated Press and third-team accolades from the league’s coaches as a senior in 2009
Just the second player in school history (Tommy Lorino, 1956-58) to lead the team in rushing three-straight years
Selected to the honorable mention Freshman All-American team by The Sporting News in 2006
Redshirted in 2005
Graduated in May 2009 with a degree in criminology

PERSONAL:
Attended Snow Hill (Md.) High School and set several Maryland state records, including most yards rushing in a season (2,886 as a junior) and career (5,920)
Also set the state record for total offensive yards in a career with 6,123
Gatorade State Player of the Year as a senior and a two-time consensus All-State pick
Rushed 542 times for 5,920 yards (10.9 average) and 78 touchdowns in 37 career games played
Son of Charlotte Green and Ben Tate Jr.

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