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  • Tue., Sep. 30, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Player Show

    Meet Texans linebackers Whitney Mercilus and Justin Tuggle at the Verizon 290 Store, 13818 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77040.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Tue., Sep. 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT Player Signing at Kroger

    Meet Texans linebacker Brian Cushing at the Kroger located at 9475 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. W., Humble, TX  77338. First 200 receive autograph wristbands per Kroger.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Fri., Oct. 03, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, October 3

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 10705 Spring Green Blvd 900, Katy, TX 77494

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet current Texans Ambassador (former Texans linebacker #55) Danny Clark at the Verizon Clear Lake Store, 19222 Gulf Freeway, Suite A, Friendswood, TX 77546.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Celebrity(ies) subject to change.

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Thu., Oct. 09, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Thursday, October 9

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 14129 Memorial, Houston, TX 77079

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

  • Tue., Oct. 14, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans kicker Randy Bullock and deep snapper Jon Weeks at the Verizon Sugar Land Store, 2109 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Oct. 14, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Tue., Oct. 14, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans tight end Garrett Graham and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 10414 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77034

    Player(s) subject to change.

Team

Moran Norris
RB #40
Height:
6-1
Weight:
250
College:
Kansas
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
12
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 140 28 0.2 67 2.4 0.5 1 15 11 39.3 0 0 0
2011 SF 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SF 16 3 0.2 0 -- 0 0 1 0 -- 0 0 0
2009 SF 16 14 0.9 41 2.9 2.6 1 15 6 42.9 0 0 0
2008 DET 11 1 0.1 1 1 0.1 0 1 0 -- 0 0 0
2007 SF 16 7 0.4 17 2.4 1.1 0 6 4 57.1 0 0 0
2006 SF 14 2 0.1 8 4 0.6 0 4 1 50 0 0 0
2005 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 HOU 12 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2003 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 HOU 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 NO 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 NO 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 140 38 198 5.2 1.4 32 3 1 0 10 0
2011 SF 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SF 16 4 20 5 1.3 8 0 0 0 1 0
2009 SF 16 7 31 4.4 1.9 11 0 0 0 1 0
2008 DET 11 4 16 4 1.5 6 0 0 0 0 0
2007 SF 16 6 38 6.3 2.4 13 0 0 0 2 0
2006 SF 14 5 36 7.2 2.6 32T 2 1 0 3 0
2005 HOU 16 1 4 4 0.3 4T 1 0 0 1 0
2004 HOU 12 4 13 3.3 1.1 7 0 0 0 1 0
2003 HOU 16 7 40 5.7 2.5 11 0 0 0 1 0
2002 HOU 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 NO 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 NO 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 140 27 19 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 SF 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SF 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 16 3 2 1 0 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 14 3 1 2 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 HOU 16 7 5 2 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 HOU 12 4 2 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 HOU 16 5 5 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 HOU 13 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 NO 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 NO 5 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 140 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 SF 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2008 DET 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2006 SF 14 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2005 HOU 16 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2004 HOU 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 HOU 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 HOU 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 NO 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 NO 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 140 13 122 9.4 19 0 0 0 0 1
2011 SF 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SF 16 1 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SF 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 DET 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 14 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2005 HOU 16 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2004 HOU 12 2 25 12.5 15 0 0 0 0 0
2003 HOU 16 5 71 14.2 19 0 0 0 0 0
2002 HOU 13 2 11 5.5 10 0 0 0 0 0
2002 NO 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 NO 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft...Released by Saints on Sept. 18, 2002...Signed by Houston Texans on Sept. 19, 2002...Released by Texans on May 9, 2006...Signed by San Francisco 49ers on May 23, 2006...Released by 49ers on Aug. 31, 2008...Signed by Detroit Lions on Oct. 9, 2008...Released by Lions on Oct. 12, 2008...Re-signed by Lions on Oct. 13, 2008...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by 49ers on March 1, 2009...Signed by Texans on June 14, 2012.
 
HONORS:
2009 USA Football/NFLPA “All-Fundamentals” Team

2011 (San Francisco 5/2):
Saw action in five games including two starts at fullback
Inactive due to fibula injury at Cincinnati (9/25) and at Philadelphia (10/2)

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft...Released by Saints on Sept. 18, 2002...Signed by Houston Texans on Sept. 19, 2002...Released by Texans on May 9, 2006...Signed by San Francisco 49ers on May 23, 2006...Released by 49ers on Aug. 31, 2008...Signed by Detroit Lions on Oct. 9, 2008...Released by Lions on Oct. 12, 2008...Re-signed by Lions on Oct. 13, 2008...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by 49ers on March 1, 2009...Signed by Texans on June 14, 2012.
 
HONORS:
2009 USA Football/NFLPA “All-Fundamentals” Team

2011 (San Francisco 5/2):
Saw action in five games including two starts at fullback
Inactive due to fibula injury at Cincinnati (9/25) and at Philadelphia (10/2)

2010 (San Francisco 15/11):
Started a career-high 11 games at fullback

2009 (San Francisco 15/11):
Set career highs in rushing attempts (14) and rushing yards (41), while recording a career-high seven receptions
Rushed for a career-high 16 yards vs. Seattle (9/20), while also tying his career high of three receptions
Registered a career-high 3 rushing attempts, including converting third-and-1s at Indianapolis (11/1)
Scored his first career rushing touchdown and tied his career high with three carries at St. Louis (1/3)

2008 (Detroit 15/11):
Saw action in 11 games including eight starts for Lions after being signed on Oct. 9

2007 (San Francisco 16/4):
Saw action in 16 games including four starts
At New York Giants (10/21), blocked a punt that went out of the back of the endzone in third quarter resulting in a safety

2006 (San Francisco 14/7):
Saw action in 14 games including seven starts
Finished season with a career-high two touchdown receptions
Made first start of the season at fullback vs. San Diego (10/15) and caught a two yard touchdown reception, the second of his career
Posted a career-long touchdown reception at Denver (12/31)

2005 (Houston 16/5):
Saw action in all 16 games including five starts at fullback for the Texans
Paved the way for a Texans ground attack that gained 1,816 yards
Tallied 12 tackles and a forced fumble on special team and caught one pass for four-yard touchdown at Cincinnati (10/2)

2004 (Houston 12/4):
Saw action in all 12 games including four starts

2003 (Houston 16/9):
Started 9-of-16 games, finishing season with seven receptions for a career-high 40 yards and eight special teams tackles
Made first NFL start at New Orleans (9/14)
Caught first career pass vs. Jachsonville (9/28), finishing with 3 receptions for 16 yards

2002 (Houston 13/0):
Played in 13 games, mainly on special teams, recording six special teams stops

2001 (New Orleans 5/0):
Played in five games for New Orleans, primarily on special teams and recorded two special teams tackles

COLLEGE:
Rushed for 864 career yards and 10 touchdowns on 199 carries, adding 17 receptions for 87 yards with a touchdown for the Jayhawks
Rushed for 313 yards and two touchdowns as a senior, earning Third-Team All-Big 12 honors
Rushed for career-high 537 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior, splitting time between fullback and tailback
Arrived in Lawrence as a tight end before transitioning to the backfield
Selected to the honorable mention Freshman All-American team by The Sporting News in 2006
Redshirted in 2005

PERSONAL:
An all-city and all-district selection as a senior at James Madison High School in Houston, Texas where he caught 25 passes for 410 yards as a tight end
Ran track at Madison, competing in the 4x100, the 100 and the mile relay
Was a member of the Kansas Jayhawks Scholar List. Graduated with dual degrees in communications and crime and delinquency

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