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  • Tue., Apr. 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT Spring Cleaning Sale at Go Texan Store

    Spring Cleaning Sale!

    It’s time to make room in your closet for lots of great new Texans gear! Stock up at our Spring Cleaning Sale April 20-21 with 20% off the entire store!*

    *Excludes sale and value items

    Store details - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., Apr. 25, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.

     

     

  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com.

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!

    This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season.  These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.

    Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

Team

Tim Dobbins
ILB #52
Height:
6-1
Weight:
234
College:
Iowa State
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 110 253 195 58 2 0 12 3 0 24 -- 13
2014 DAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 14 43 30 13 0 -- 4 1 0 7 7 7
2011 HOU 15 12 10 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 16 47 36 11 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 14 55 39 16 1 -- 1 1 0 13 13 13
2008 SD 16 57 46 11 0 -- 4 1 0 4 4 4
2007 SD 16 20 18 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 19 16 3 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS:Drafted by San Diego Chargers in the fifth round (151st overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft...signed by Chargers on July 24, 2006...re-signed by Chargers on April 19, 2010...acquired by Miami Dolphins on April 22, 2010 via trade...signed as a free agent by Houston Texans on Aug. 7, 2011...placed by Texans on injured reserve (ankle) on Jan. 4, 2013...re-signed by the Texans on April 12, 2013.

CAREER:
Has appeared in 107 games with 22 starts, totaling 203 tackles (145 solo), two sacks, three interceptions, 12 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries
Played for Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips during his rookie season in San Diego
Started 8-of-16 games, registering career highs of 78 tackles (42 solo), one interception and three forced fumbles in 2008 for San Diego

2012 (Houston 14/6):
Was named the special teams team captain by teammates for the 2012 season
Finished the season with 49 tackles (30 solo), one interception and four fumble recoveries in 14 games before being placed on injured reserve (1/4/13)
Made one solo tackle one tackle on special teams before leaving with an injury in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Started his first game as a Texan and had two special teams tackles at Jacksonville (9/16)
Inactive at Denver (9/23)
Made two solo tackles vs. Tennessee (9/30)
Had eight tackles (three solo) and broke up a pass at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made three tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had six tackles (four solo) vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Made a season-high nine tackles (seven solo) and recovered a fumble he returned for 32 yards at Chicago (11/11)
Recovered a fumble following a sack by Danieal Manning vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Inactive at Detroit (11/22)
Intercepted a Jake Locker pass in the second quarter, recovered a fumble, and made four tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/2)
Made three tackles (two solo) at New England (12/10)
Recovered a fumble and recorded four tackles (one solo) vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Registered five tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed vs. Minnesota (12/23)

TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by San Diego Chargers in the fifth round (151st overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft...signed by Chargers on July 24, 2006...re-signed by Chargers on April 19, 2010...acquired by Miami Dolphins on April 22, 2010 via trade...signed as a  free agent by Houston Texans on Aug. 7, 2011...placed by Texans on injured reserve (ankle) on Jan. 4, 2013...re-signed by the Texans on April 12, 2013.

CAREER:
Has appeared in 107 games with 22 starts, totaling 203 tackles (145 solo), two sacks, three interceptions, 12 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries
Played for Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips during his rookie season in San Diego
Started 8-of-16 games, registering career highs of 78 tackles (42 solo), one interception and three forced fumbles in 2008 for San Diego

2012 (Houston 14/6):
Was named the special teams team captain by teammates for the 2012 season
Finished the season with 49 tackles (30 solo), one interception and four fumble recoveries in 14 games before being placed on injured reserve (1/4/13)
Made one solo tackle one tackle on special teams before leaving with an injury in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Started his first game as a Texan and had two special teams tackles at Jacksonville (9/16)
Inactive at Denver (9/23)
Made two solo tackles vs. Tennessee (9/30)
Had eight tackles (three solo) and broke up a pass at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made three tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had six tackles (four solo) vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Made a season-high nine tackles (seven solo) and recovered a fumble he returned for 32 yards at Chicago (11/11)
Recovered a fumble following a sack by Danieal Manning vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Inactive at Detroit (11/22)
Intercepted a Jake Locker pass in the second quarter, recovered a fumble, and made four tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/2)
Made three tackles (two solo) at New England (12/10)
Recovered a fumble and recorded four tackles (one solo) vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Registered five tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed vs. Minnesota (12/23)

2011 (Houston 15/0):
Led the team with nine special teams tackles on the year
Recorded one special teams solo tackle in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11) and was named the team Special Teams Player of the Game
Made a special teams tackle at New Orleans (9/25)
Tied for the team lead with two special teams tackles at Baltimore (10/16)
Made a special teams tackle vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Led the team with two special teams tackles vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Assisted on two tackles at Cincinnati (12/11)
Forced a fumble and broke up a pass in the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12)
Made one solo tackle and one special teams tackle in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Made one solo tackle, stopping Ray Rice on fourth down at the one-yard line to prevent a touchdown, in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Miami 16/6):
Started six games and played in a reserve role 10 times, finishing the season with 43 tackles
Made his Dolphin debut in a reserve role at Buffalo (9/12)
Had three tackles and sacked Ravens QB Joe Flacco for a 6-yard loss at Baltimore (11/7)
Started and led the Dolphins in tackles with 11 stops at New England (1/2/11)

2009 (San Diego 14/2):
Played in 14 games with two starts and finished season with 57 tackles, one sack, one interception and four special teams tackles
Was awarded game ball from coaches after interception and a career-high 14 tackles at Kansas City (10/25)
Quarterback pressure led to safety in win vs. Kansas City (11/29)
Was awarded game ball at Dallas (12/13) for hand in second, third and fourth-down stops during key goal line stand

2008 (San Diego 16/8):
Played in all 16 games for the third consecutive season, with a career-high eight starts
Notched interception in third quarter at Oakland (9/28) which led to Chargers’ first touchdown of game en route to a 28-18 win
Started first-career game at inside linebacker vs. New England (10/12)
Paced squad with season high 13 tackles and a forced fumble in NFL International Series game against New Orleans in London (10/26)
Led team with season high four special teams tackles vs. Denver (12/28)
Helped save season with an 8-yard sack of Peyton Manning at Colts’ 1-yard line on third down late in fourth quarter of AFC Wild Card Playoff game vs. Indianapolis (1/3/09)

2007 (San Diego 16/0):
Played in all 16 games, primarily on special teams, and had 16 tackles, including 12 on special teams
Recorded nine stops at inside linebacker after Matt Wilhelm left contest in first quarter (calf) at New England (9/16)
Had a forced fumble on special teams and team-high three stops in win vs. Detroit (12/16)
Led team with two special teams tackles in AFC Championship Game at New England (1/20)

2006 (San Diego 16/0):
Played in all 16 games, primarily on special teams, and notched a career-high 18 tackles and added four tackles on defense
Scored first-career touchdown, recovering muffed punt in end zone vs. Arizona (12/31)

COLLEGE:
First-team All-Big 12 as senior and honorable mention as junior at Iowa State
Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of Year in 2004
Spent 2002-03 seasons at Copiah-Lincoln Junior College in Mississippi
All-state honorable mention in Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges as a sophomore
Finished junior college career with 210 tackles, 13 sacks and four interceptions
Played at Iowa State from 2004-05


PERSONAL:
Attended Glencliff (Nashville, TN) High school where he was an All-State linebacker
Selected to play in 2002 Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game in Knoxville
Born in Nashville, Tenn.

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