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.
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
The 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Tryouts are Saturday, March 28! Get the opportunity to perform on national television, travel the world, and more. Tryouts are free and you have nothing to lose!
Click the link for complete info to register - http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/tryouts/2015.html
The all new Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children’s Hospital is April 19. Space is limited and this event will sell out, so register your kids today by clicking on this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/triathlon/home.html
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!
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the fifth pick in the sixth round (181st overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.
• Played in 40 games with seven starts in four years
• Rushed for 1,253 yards and 11 TDs and caught 16 passes for 107 yards
• Was the No. 2 rusher in the SEC heading into week 3 of his junior season before a knee injury vs. Idaho ended his year
• At the time, was averaging 112.0 yards per game
• Back at full strength for the 2013 season
• Had three 100-yard rushing games, which included a career-high of 123 yards in win against North Texas in 2012
• Played in 13 games with two starts as a senior in 2013
• Rushed for 343 yards and a touchdown and caught five passes for 62 yards
• Rushed for season-high 89 yards on a career-best 19 carries in win over TCU to open the season
• Suffered a season-ending knee injury against Idaho in week 3
• At the time of his injury, he ranked second in the SEC in rushing yards with 224 for a 112.0 per game
• Opened season with back-to-back 100-yard games, going for 123 yards in opener vs. North Texas and followed that with 101 yards and one touchdown vs. Washington
• Became the first Tiger to rush for 100 yards in back-to-back games to open a season since 2008 when Charles Scott did it
• The 123 yards vs. North Texas were a career-high
• Played in 12 games with one start against Auburn
• Rushed for 539 yards and seven touchdowns in helping LSU to the SEC title and a 13-1 mark
• Led the team in rushing in four games
• Held the longest run from scrimmage on a 57-yard scamper at Ole Miss
• Did not play against Arkansas due to injury
• Set career highs with 119 yards rushing and two touchdowns on nine carries against Western Kentucky
• Played 11 games with one start
• Rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries for the year
• Best outing came vs. Mississippi State when he rushed for 36 yards on five carries in what was his first career start
• Contributed with five tackles and a forced fumble on special teams
• Missed the McNeese and Auburn games with an injury
• Rushed for 1,695 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior in 2009
• Added 13 receptions for nearly 200 yards and three scores
• A member of the SuperPrep Southwest Team, Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen
• A three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.com
• Earned Class 5A first-team all-state honors in 2009
• Named the District 6-5A 2009 Offensive MVP
• Notched 10 touchdowns and 600 yards rushing in his junior season
• Coached by Lou Valdin
• Full name is Alfred Calvin Blue, III
• Parents are Alfred Blue, Jr. and Erica Clement
• Has two sisters, Alyhea and Clarica, and one brother, Clarence, Jr.
• Majoring in sports administration
RB Alfred Blue went 1-on-1 with Patti Smith and the two discussed his rookie season, his unique path to the NFL and more.
Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick completes an 11-yard touchdown pass to running back Alfred Blue.
Running back Alfred Blue rumbled for a 46-yard gain in the third quarter.
Washington Redskins punter Tress Way has his punt blocked by Alfred Blue who returns it 5 yards for a touchdown.