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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

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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