Coming Up
  • Sat., Aug. 01, 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. 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.

Team

Zach Boren
FB #45
Height:
6-0
Weight:
254
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Started 34-of-51 games in his four-year career at Ohio State
Transitioned from the starting fullback to a starting linebacker during his senior season due to injuries at the linebacker position
Transition and efforts earned him the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and an ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie”  Award
Name team captain for his senior season where he recorded 50 tackles in six games at linebacker, including career-high 12 in the overtime win at Wisconsin
Capped his career with nine tackles against Michigan, including his first sack
Prior to switching to defense, saw action in six games at fullback his senior season with 11 carries for 33 yards and two touchdowns, and five receptions for 42 yards
Recorded 12 carries in his offensive career for 42 yards and caught 25 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown with a long of 25 yards
Honored as the team’s Rex Kern Award winner as the team’s outstanding offensive back despite not having a single carry in 2011
Recipient of the team’s Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Started 34-of-51 games in his four-year career at Ohio State
Transitioned from the starting fullback to a starting linebacker during his senior season due to injuries at the linebacker position
Transition and efforts earned him the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and an ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie”  Award
Name team captain for his senior season where he recorded 50 tackles in six games at linebacker, including career-high 12 in the overtime win at Wisconsin
Capped his career with nine tackles against Michigan, including his first sack
Prior to switching to defense, saw action in six games at fullback his senior season with 11 carries for 33 yards and two touchdowns, and five receptions for 42 yards
Recorded 12 carries in his offensive career for 42 yards and caught 25 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown with a long of 25 yards
Honored as the team’s Rex Kern Award winner as the team’s outstanding offensive back despite not having a single carry in 2011
Recipient of the team’s Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009

PERSONAL: 
Named Ohio’s defensive playyer of the year at Pickerington Central (Ohio) High School in 2008
Helped lead Central to a 13-1 record during his senior season and the OCC-Ohio Division and Division I, Region 3 titles
Was also named Ohio Captital Conference and district player of the year in baseball in 2008
Older brother, Justin Boren, is an offensive lineman for the Denver Broncos
Both of his parents were student-athletes at Michigan

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