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Derek Newton
T #75
Height:
6-6
Weight:
313
Age:
26
College:
Arkansas State
Hometown:
Utica, Miss.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2013):

G
16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 44 30
2013 HOU 16 16
2012 HOU 14 14
2011 HOU 14 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @SD W 31-28
2 TEN W 30-24
3 @BAL L 9-30
4 SEA L 20-23
5 @SF L 3-34
6 STL L 13-38
7 @KC L 16-17
9 IND L 24-27
10 @ARI L 24-27
11 OAK L 23-28
12 JAC L 6-13
13 NE L 31-34
14 @JAC L 20-27
15 @IND L 3-25
16 DEN L 13-37
17 @TEN L 10-16

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TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS:Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

2013 (Houston):
Spent the offseason rehabilitating from patellar tendon surgery

2012 (Houston 14/14):
Made the first start of his NFL career at right tackle in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for the Texans 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 Arian Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time in 2012 as he gained 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)
Inactive at Tennessee (12/2) and at New England (12/10)
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 in the AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

2013 (Houston):
Spent the offseason rehabilitating from patellar tendon surgery

2012 (Houston 14/14):
Made the first start of his NFL career at right tackle in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for the Texans 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 Arian Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time in 2012 as he gained 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)
Inactive at Tennessee (12/2) and at New England (12/10)
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 in the AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 14/0):
Played in 14 games after being inactive for the first two games of the regular season
Made his professional debut blocking for a Neil Rackers field goal attempt in the first quarter at New Orleans (9/25)
Made his postseason debut and saw action on special teams in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

COLLEGE:
Earned first-team All-Sun Belt accolades after starting all 12 games at right tackle in 2010
Garnered second-team All-Sun Belt honors in 2009 and received the Gary Withrow Award, given to the Red Wolves’ most outstanding offensive lineman
Was the only lineman on the team to start every game in 2009 and helped lead the Red Wolves to 21 rushing touchdowns, the third most in the conference
Paved the way for three different ASU players rushing for over 100 yards in at least one game
Was part of ASU’s line that helped the offense gain its most yards of total offense (484) against an FBS opponent since the 2007 season
Redshirted in 2008
First Team All-State selection at Hinds Community College
Played in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game

PERSONAL:
Helped lead Hinds Agricultural High School to a 10-0 regular-season record as a senior, earning All-Metro and All-District honors
Named Most Improved Player as a senior

Newton’s Career Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 14/0; Totals: 14/0

Newton’s Career Playoff Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 2/0; Totals: 2/0

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