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  • 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. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    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

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 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

Team

Ben Tate
RB #44
Height:
5-11
Weight:
217
College:
Auburn
Experience:
4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 51 540 10.6 2,363 4.4 46.3 14 60 120 22.2 12 3 9
2014 MIN 3 13 4.3 38 2.9 12.7 0 9 3 23.1 0 0 0
2014 CLE 8 106 13.3 333 3.1 41.6 4 25 15 14.2 1 0 0
2013 HOU 14 181 12.9 771 4.3 55.1 4 60 33 18.2 3 1 4
2012 HOU 11 65 5.9 279 4.3 25.4 2 25 17 26.2 2 0 1
2011 HOU 15 175 11.7 942 5.4 62.8 4 56 52 29.7 6 2 4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 51 67 347 5.2 6.8 23 0 1 0 10 1
2014 MIN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 9 60 6.7 7.5 23 0 1 0 3 0
2013 HOU 14 34 140 4.1 10 10 0 0 0 1 1
2012 HOU 11 11 49 4.5 4.5 11 0 0 0 2 0
2011 HOU 15 13 98 7.5 6.5 14 0 0 0 4 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 51 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIN 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 11 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 51 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 MIN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2013 HOU 14 5 2 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU 11 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 15 4 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

 

TWITTER: @BenTateRB

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (58th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...placed on injured reserve on Aug. 30, 2010.

HONORS:
USA Today All-Joe Team (2011)

2012 (Houston 11/0):
Saw action in 11 games, rushing for 260 yards on 62 carries and two touchdowns
Named the Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 74 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns at Jacksonville (9/16)
Carried eight times for 26 yards at Denver (9/23)
Inactive for five games
Had 10 carries for 47 yards vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had 18 yards rushing on three attempts at Tennessee (12/2)
Rushed for 46 yards on eight carries at New England (12/10) with a long run of 23 yards

2011 (Houston 15/2):
Ranked second on the team with 942 yards rushing in his first full season as a pro
Made his NFL debut, rushing for 116 yards on 24 attempts and a touchdown vs. Indianapolis (9/11), the most rushing yards in a debut in Texans history
Rushed for 103 yards on 23 attempts at Miami (9/18), becoming the first Texans running back and one of 11 running backs in NFL history to rush for over 100 yards in his first two appearances
Rushed for 82 yards on 19 carries in his first career start at New Orleans (9/25)
Had two carries for 20 yards vs. Pittsburgh (10/2) before leaving the game with a groin injury
Carried nine times for 41 yards at Baltimore (10/16)
Recorded his third 100-yard game of the season, rushing for 104 yards on 15 carries at Tennessee (10/23)
Carried the ball five times for 42 yards (8.4 avg.) vs. Jacksonville (10/30)
Named the Texans Offensive Player of the Game after rushing for 115 yards on 12 carries including a 27-yard touchdown run vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Rushed 13 times for 63 yards and a touchdown at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Had five carries for 26 yards (5.2 ypc) at Jacksonville (11/27)
Carried the ball 11 times for 41 yards vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Led the team in rushing with 67 yards on eight carries including a season-long of 44 yards at Cincinnati (12/11)
Started the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12) and rushed 16 times for 97 yards and a touchdown while also catching four passes for 24 yards
Made his postseason debut, rushing for 37 yards on nine carries in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

2010 (Houston 0/0):
Missed the entire regular season after suffering a season-ending ankle injury in the first preseason game at Arizona (8/14)

COLLEGE:
Started 19-of-47 games at Auburn and gained 3,321 yards with 24 touchdowns on 678 carries (4.9 average), adding 53 receptions for 336 yards (6.3 average) and eight kickoff returns for 186 yards (23.3 average)
Generated 3,843 all-purpose yards, an average of 81.8 yards per game
Finished his career ranked fifth in school history in rushing yardage
678 carries were second only to Carnell Williams’ 741 in Auburn annals
24 touchdown runs tied Brent Fullwood (1983-86) for sixth on the Tigers’ career-record chart
Average of 70.7 yards per game rushing ranked ninth in school history
Earned second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors from the Associated Press and third-team accolades from the league’s coaches as a senior in 2009
Just the second player in school history (Tommy Lorino, 1956-58) to lead the team in rushing three-straight years
Selected to the honorable mention Freshman All-American team by The Sporting News in 2006
Redshirted in 2005
Graduated in May 2009 with a degree in criminology

PERSONAL:
Attended Snow Hill (Md.) High School and set several Maryland state records, including most yards rushing in a season (2,886 as a junior) and career (5,920)
Also set the state record for total offensive yards in a career with 6,123
Gatorade State Player of the Year as a senior and a two-time consensus All-State pick
Rushed 542 times for 5,920 yards (10.9 average) and 78 touchdowns in 37 career games played
Son of Charlotte Green and Ben Tate Jr.

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