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  • Sun., Aug. 02, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Making of the Houston Texans Cheerleaders: Making the Calendar

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) to get the behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the 2015-2016 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar from El Conquistador Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Fri., Aug. 07, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT Tax Free Weekend at the Go Texan Store

    TAX FREE WEEKEND AT THE GO TEXAN STORE AUGUST 7-8

    Now’s the perfect time to gear up for the season with tax free weekend at the Go Texan Store August 7-8.

    Whether you want new t-shirts, fresh hats for training camp, or even a customized jersey, the store has it all!

  • Sat., Aug. 08, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT Tax Free Weekend at the Go Texan Store

    TAX FREE WEEKEND AT THE GO TEXAN STORE AUGUST 7-8

    Now’s the perfect time to gear up for the season with tax free weekend at the Go Texan Store August 7-8.

    Whether you want new t-shirts, fresh hats for training camp, or even a customized jersey, the store has it all!

  • Sat., Aug. 08, 2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Cheerleaders Calendar Reveal Party

    Stop by the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Saturday, August 8 from 11AM - 1 PM to be the first to see the new 2015-2016 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar.

    You'll have an opportunity to purchase the calendar for only $10, get a behind the scenes look at the Cheerleader locker room, mini makeovers and a 10% discount* at the Go Texan Store.

    http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/swimsuit-calendar/2015-16-calendar.html

    *exclusions apply

  • Sat., Aug. 08, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.

  • Sun., Aug. 09, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: Training Camp

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11 PM to watch all the position battles and exclusive coverage from Houston Texans Training Camp as they prepare for the start of the 2015 season.

  • Sat., Aug. 15, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

  • Sat., Aug. 15, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.

  • Sun., Aug. 16, 2015 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CDT Houston Texans Inside the Game

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

Team

T.J. Yates
QB #13
Height:
6-4
Weight:
217
College:
North Carolina
Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.
Experience:
3
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 14 170 104 61.2 12.1 1,164 6.8 83.1 3 1.8 7 4.1 50 14 2 18 81 70.3
2014 ATL 1 4 3 75 4 64 16 64 0 -- 1 25 40 1 1 0 0 77.1
2013 HOU 3 22 15 68.2 7.3 113 5.1 37.7 0 -- 2 9.1 20 1 0 2 7 42.4
2012 HOU 4 10 4 40 2.5 38 3.8 9.5 0 -- 1 10 19 0 0 1 0 11.7
2011 HOU 6 134 82 61.2 22.3 949 7.1 158.2 3 2.2 3 2.2 50 12 1 15 74 80.7
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 14 17 1.2 56 3.3 4 1 17 4 23.5 0 0 1
2014 ATL 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 0.3 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 HOU 4 2 0.5 -1 -0.5 -0.3 1 1T 1 50 0 0 0
2011 HOU 6 14 2.3 57 4.1 9.5 0 17 3 21.4 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 ATL 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 4 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 6 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 14 8 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ATL 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 HOU 4 2 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 6 5 3 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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Twitter: @TJ_Yates

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fifth round (152nd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

HONORS:
NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 14, 2011)

2012 (Houston 4/0):
Dressed for every game and appeared in four contests
Came in for one snap in place of Matt Schaub at Denver (9/23)
Completed 2-of-5 passes for 23 yards vs. Green Bay (10/14)
Scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard quarterback sneak in the fourth quarter vs. New England (12/10)
Saw action in the fourth quarter vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Dressed but did not play in both postseason games

TWITTER: @TJ_Yates

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fifth round (152nd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

HONORS:
NFL Rookie of the Week (Week 14, 2011)

2012 (Houston 4/0):
Dressed for every game and appeared in four contests
Came in for one snap in place of Matt Schaub at Denver (9/23)
Completed 2-of-5 passes for 23 yards vs. Green Bay (10/14)
Scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard quarterback sneak in the fourth quarter vs. New England (12/10)
Saw action in the fourth quarter vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Dressed but did not play in both postseason games

2011 (Houston 6/5):
Inactive for first 10 games of the season
Made his professional and Texans deubt at quarterback in place of an injured Matt Leinart and completed 8-of-15 passes for 70 yards at Jacksonville (11/27)
Made his first career start, completing 12-of-25 passes for 188 yards including his first career touchdown pass, a 3-yard completion to Joel Dreessen, vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Completed 26-of-44 passes for 300 yards and two touchdowns at Cincinnati (12/11)
Led two 80-plus yard drives in the fourth quarter including throwing a 6-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Walter with two seconds remaining to complete the comeback that clinched the AFC South Division title against the Bengals
Earned NFL Rookie of the Week honors for his performance in Cincinnati in Week 14
Completed his first eight pass attempts and finished the game 19-of-30 for 212 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions vs. Carolina (12/18)
Completed 13-of-16 passes for 132 yards and a 101.0 passer rating at Indianapols (12/22)
Started for the fifth time and completed all four of his pass attempts for 47 yards before leaving the game early in the first quarter vs. Tennessee (1/1/12)
Made his postseason debut where he completed 11-of-20 passes for 159 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown pass to Andre Johnson in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Completed 17-of-35 passes for 184 yards and threw three interceptions in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

COLLEGE:
Threw for 9,377 yards (208.4 average per game), 58 touchdowns and 46 interceptions for his career
Set 37 Tar Heel records, including single-game, single-season and career records for pass completions and yards
Became the only Tar Heel to throw for 3,000 yards in a season and 400 yards in three separate games
The most accurate passer in UNC history, completing 795-of-1,277 attempts (62.3 percent)
Completed 282-of-422 attempts in 2010 for career highs of 3,418 yards and 19 touchdowns to go along with nine interceptions
Completed 23-of-39 attempts for 234 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Carolina’s 30-27 double-overtime victory over Tennessee in the Music City Bowl in 2010
Finished 2009 with 2,136 yards and 14 touchdowns on 214-for-355 passing
2,136 yards ranked eighth all-time on UNC’s single-season list
Played in seven games and started six in 2008 and passed for 1,168 yards and 11 touchdowns to just four interceptions on the season
Completed 60 percent (81-135) of his passes
Suffered a non-displaced fracture to his left ankle against Virginia Tech and missed the next five games
Returned to the starting line-up against NC State and started the final regular season game at Duke and the bowl game vs. West Virginia
Communications major

PERSONAL:
Attended Pope High School
Completed 160 of 289 passes (57 percent) for 2,305 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior, his only year on the football team
Rushed for 292 yards and seven scores and punted 34 times for 1,237 yards (36.8 avg.) with a long of 68
Named first-team all-region and the Cobb County Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Year
Earned Atlanta Metro First-Team All-Area honors
Also played basketball and averaged 18 points, six rebounds and six assists at small forward

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