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  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST 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
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Team

Shaun Cody
NT #95
Height:
6-4
Weight:
307
College:
USC
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 112 190 120 70 3 0 9 1 0 -2 -- 0
2012 HOU 13 17 10 7 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 16 23 16 7 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 16 38 21 17 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 14 21 12 9 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 16 36 25 11 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DET 15 17 13 4 0 -- 1 1 0 -2 -2 -2
2006 DET 6 11 7 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 27 16 11 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 112 1 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 16 1 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0
2007 DET 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Detroit Lions in the second round (37th pick overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft…signed by Lions on July 29, 2005…signed by Houston Texans as unrestricted free agent on March 30, 2009. 

CAREER:
Has started 45 games with the Texans in three years with the club
Has 174 career tackles in seven seasons
Has appeared in 99 career games with 57 starts and has 3.0 career sacks with one interception,  two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble

2011 (Houston 16/16):
Started every game at nose tackle in Houston’s 3-4 scheme, recording 23 tackles, one sack and two passes defensed
Recovered the second fumble of his career in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11)
Sacked Ben Roethlisberger for a 7-yard loss vs. Pittsburgh (10/2)
Made four tackles (three solo) vs. Baltimore (10/16)
Intercepted a Colt McCoy pass to on a two-point conversion attempt vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Made three solo tackles including one for a loss and a pass defensed at Jacksonville (11/27)
Assisted on two tackles and broke up a pass at Cincinnati (12/11)
Made his postseason debut and registered three tackles, including one solo, in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Made his first start of the postseason and recorded four tackles (three solo) in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Detroit Lions in the second round (37th pick overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft…signed by Lions on July 29, 2005…signed by Houston Texans as unrestricted free agent on March 30, 2009. 

CAREER:
Has started 45 games with the Texans in three years with the club
Has 174 career tackles in seven seasons
Has appeared in 99 career games with 57 starts and has 3.0 career sacks with one interception,  two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble

2011 (Houston 16/16):
Started every game at nose tackle in Houston’s 3-4 scheme, recording 23 tackles, one sack and two passes defensed
Recovered the second fumble of his career in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11)
Sacked Ben Roethlisberger for a 7-yard loss vs. Pittsburgh (10/2)
Made four tackles (three solo) vs. Baltimore (10/16)
Intercepted a Colt McCoy pass to on a two-point conversion attempt vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Made three solo tackles including one for a loss and a pass defensed at Jacksonville (11/27)
Assisted on two tackles and broke up a pass at Cincinnati (12/11)
Made his postseason debut and registered three tackles, including one solo, in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Made his first start of the postseason and recorded four tackles (three solo) in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games at defensive tackle for the first time in his career and set a career high with 38 tackles
Had a career-high nine tackles (five solo) vs. Kansas City (10/17)
Made two solo tackles at Jacksonville (11/14)
Made three tackles (two solo) including one for a loss at Tennessee (12/19)
Named a team captain for the final game and made three tackles (two solo) vs. Jacksonville (1/2/11)

2009 (Houston 14/13):
Started season opener vs. the New York Jets (9/13) and made four tackles (two solo)
Made three solo tackles vs. Tennessee (11/23)
Made three tackles (two solo) including one for a loss vs. Seattle (12/13)

2008 (Detroit 16/5):
Finished the season with a career-high 37 tackles for the Lions
Played in all 16 games for the second time in his career
Had a stretch in the middle of the season where he recorded six tackles in consecutive games
Started nose tackle at Houston (10/19) and tied a career high with six tackles

2007 (Detroit 15/0):
Rotated at the defensive tackle position, ending the year with 16 tackles (13 solo)
Had his lone career interception vs. Minnesota (9/16), a diving catch off a deflected pass

2006 (Detroit 6/5):
Registered 11 tackles (seven solo) in six games with five starts
Placed on the reserve/injured list with a dislocated left toe on 11/24/06
Made his third career start, and first opening day start, at defensive tackle against Seattle (9/10) to record five tackles (one solo)
Had five tackles (four solo) at Chicago (9/17)

2005 (Detroit 16/2):
Quickly became a regular in the defensive line rotation as a rookie, playing in all 16 games with two starts after being drafted in the second round (37th overall) of the 2005 Draft
Made his professional debut vs. Green Bay (9/11) and recorded two total tackles (one solo)
Recorded the first sack of his career vs. Carolina (10/16) totaled 1.5 sacks for a loss of 15.0 yards in the game
Made his first career start against Chicago (10/30) and had first career forced fumble
Had his first career fumble recovery at Minnesota (11/6) along with five tackles, a single-game best

COLLEGE:
Prior to his senior season in 2004, he moved to end from tackle and finished with a career-high 45 tackles (29 solo), 10 sacks, 13 stops for losses, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three pass deflections
Team captain and voted Pac-10 co-Defensive Player of the Year.; SportsIllustrated.com 2004 All-American first team; Associated Press All-American first team; Football Writers Association of American first team. Finalist for the Lombardi Award and Hendricks Award and semifinalist for the Bednarik Award and Lott Trophy


PERSONAL:
Attended Los Altos High in Hacienda Heights (Calif.) where he made 105 tackles with 22 sacks in 2000
USA Today All-USA first team Defensive MVP; Parade All-American; Super Prep All-American; PrepStar All-American and Dream Team
Also played basketball

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