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  • Mon., Dec. 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 10

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 22: Only $20, Nike cotton tees & Only $25, Nike Dri Fit tees.

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Tue., Dec. 23, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans offensive linemen Duane Brown and David Quessenberry at the Verizon BLVD Place Store, 1700 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Dec. 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 11

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 23: Fill our clear bag and get 25% off all goods in your bag.

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Wed., Dec. 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST 12 Days of Christmas Sale: Day 12

    Shop the 12 Days of Christmas at the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium, December 12-24! Each day will feature a new daily deal or discount, and there will be appearances by a Texans player, Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, and Santa TORO!

    Dec. 24: Spend $100, get a $20 gift card free. Appearances by Houston Texans Cheerleaders (11-1pm) & Texans Ambassador Fred Weary (12-1pm).

    Complete info at http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Fri., Dec. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: McDonald's

    Friday, December 26
    Noon-1pm – McDonald’s, 6000 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77057
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE 4 piece Chicken McNuggets (1/person) for this hour at this location.
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures.

  • Sat., Dec. 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Fan Appreciation Sale at Go Texan Store

    As a big thank you to the best fans in the NFL, we have a Fan Appreciation Sale just for you!

    From December 26-28, stop by the Go Texan Store to get 20 percent off all purchases, excluding sale and value items.  On December 28 gameday, sale is also valid at any Go Texan Store location throughout NRG Stadium.

    For store hours and more details, visit http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html.

  • Sun., Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM CST Jaguars at Texans The Texans host the Jaguars at NRG Stadium.
  • Mon., Dec. 29, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM CST AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

    Houston’s annual AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl college bowl game is back at NRG Stadium, Monday, December 29 at 8pm and will feature another BCS matchup between powerhouse teams from the Big Ten and Big 12.

    For tickets and more information, visit AdvoCareTexasBowl.com or call 832-667-2390.

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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