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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

Bernard Pollard
SS #31
Height:
6-1
Weight:
224
College:
Purdue
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 126 710 549 161 10.5 1 51 12 1 180 -- 70
2014 TEN 5 27 22 5 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 TEN 16 99 77 22 0.5 -- 10 3 0 36 12 32
2012 BAL 13 98 71 27 2 -- 6 1 0 0 -- 0
2011 BAL 16 75 55 20 2 -- 13 1 0 0 -- 0
2010 HOU 15 111 81 30 2.5 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 13 102 81 21 1.5 0 7 4 1 121 30.3 70
2008 KC 16 98 78 20 0 -- 1 1 0 0 -- 0
2007 KC 16 90 74 16 1 1 7 2 0 23 11.5 21
2006 KC 16 10 10 0 0 0 1 -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 126 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TEN 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 BAL 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 15 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2009 HOU 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 126 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TEN 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 BAL 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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*Listen to Pollard on SportsRadio 610 on Mondays during the season from 6-7 p.m. CT. He's live from the House of Blues with Rich Lord, Robert Henslee and a Texans teammate.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Kansas City Chiefs in the second round (54th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft...Signed with Chiefs on July 21, 2006...Released be Chiefs on September 5, 2009...Signed with Houston Texans on September 24, 2009.

HONORS: 2006 AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 17).

PRO: Hard-hitting veteran safety who joined the Texans shortly after the start of the 2009 season...started 44 games over the previous two plus seasons and has played in 61 games in three plus NFL seasons...has recorded 289 career tackles, including 234 solos, with threesacks, seven interceptions, 16 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries

*Listen to Pollard on SportsRadio 610 on Mondays during the season from 6-7 p.m. CT. He's live from the House of Blues with Rich Lord, Robert Henslee and a Texans teammate.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Kansas City Chiefs in the second round (54th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft...Signed with Chiefs on July 21, 2006...Released be Chiefs on September 5, 2009...Signed with Houston Texans on September 24, 2009.

HONORS: 2006 AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 17).

PRO: Hard-hitting veteran safety who joined the Texans shortly after the start of the 2009 season...started 44 games over the previous two plus seasons and has played in 61 games in three plus NFL seasons...has recorded 289 career tackles, including 234 solos, with threesacks, seven interceptions, 16 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries...was Kansas City’s leading tackler with a career-high 98 stops in 2008...started 31 games over the past two seasons...has also been a valuable contributor on special teams, owning three career blocked punts...converted one of those blocks into a touchdown and another into a safety...has added 16 special teams tackles and a forced fumble on special teams...has also played in one postseason game.

2009 (Houston 13/13): Was inactive vs. Jacksonville (9/27) after signing with Texans during the week (9/24)...made his first start and debut for the Texans at strong safety where he made five tackles (four solo) vs. Oakland (10/4)...in his second game as a Texan, led the team in tackels with eight (six solo) at Arizona (10/11)... made six tackles (four solo) and recovered a fumble at Cincinnati (10/18)...made four tackles (three solo) vs. San Francisco (10/25)...made seven tackles (four solo) in Texans win at Buffalo (11/1)...set career-highs with 12 tackles (nine solo) and two interceptions to go along with three passes defensed at Indianapolis (11/8)...made eight tackles (seven solo) including one for a loss vs. Tennessee (11/23), when he also had a pass defensed and recovered a fumble...made ten tackles (eight solo) vs. Indianapolis (11/29)...led the team with a game-high 11 tackles (10 solo) at Jacksonville (12/6)...made six tackles (five solo) including one for a loss as well as intercepting his third pass of the season and returning it 70 yards for his first career touchdown vs. Seattle (12/13)...had a team leading 11 tackles (11 solo) at St. Louis (12/20) while combining with rookie LB Brian Cushing on a sack of Rams QB Keith Null for a loss of five yards...made seven tackles (six solo),  sacked QB Chad Henne for a loss of seven yards and had a pass defensed at Miami (12/27)...made six tackles (5 solo), intercepted one pass and recovered a fumble in the endzone for a touchdown vs. New England (1-3-10).

2008 (Kansas City 16/16): Started all 16 games at SS and led the team with a career-high 98 tackles (84 solo) with one for loss, an interception, four passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...three defensive fumble recoveries tied for fourth in the NFL...collected seven tackles at New England (9/7)...produced six tackles, forced a fumble and recovered a career-high two fumbles vs. Oakland (9/14)...posted seven tackles and a pass defensed at the New York Jets (10/26)...tied a career high with 10 tackles and intercepted a pass in the end zone at San Diego (11/9)...tied a career high with 10 tackles and forced a fumble vs. Buffalo (11/23)...accumulated seven tackles at Denver (12/7)...compiled five tackles, one pass defensed and recovered a fumble vs. San Diego (12/14)...tied a career high with 10 tackles vs. Miami (12/21).

2007 (Kansas City 16/15): Saw action in 16 games with 15 starts at SS...led the defensive backs with
91 tackles (78 solo)...also registered a sack for minus-five yards, two interceptions, nine passes defensed and one forced fumble...added one special teams tackle and a blocked punt...recorded seven tackles and forced a fumble at Chicago (9/16)...registered seven tackles and a sack vs. Jacksonville (10/7)...produced five tackles and intercepted his first NFL pass vs. Cincinnati (10/14)...blocked a punt out of the end zone for a safety vs. Denver (11/11), his third career blocked punt...compiled seven tackles and a pass defensed in a reserve role at Indianapolis (11/18)...tallied a career-high 10 tackles at Denver (12/9)...amassed eight tackles, a pass defensed and an interception at Detroit (12/23)...registered nine tackles at the New York Jets (12/30).

2006 (Kansas City 16/0): Played in 16 contests on special teams and 10 games on defense...had two passes defensed, 15 special teams stops, two blocked punts and a forced fumble on special teams...blocked a punt at Arizona (10/8)...contributed three special teams stops and forced
a fumble on a punt return at Pittsburgh (10/15)...returned a kickoff for no gain and recovered a fumble on a kickoff return at Cleveland (12/3)...partially blocked a punt at San Diego (12/17)...made an acrobatic block of a punt with his back to the ball vs. Jacksonville (12/31 and recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown, earning
AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his efforts...had a special teams tackle in an AFC Wild Card Game at Indianapolis (1/6/07).    

COLLEGE: Played in 36 games with 35 starts at Purdue...recorded 254 tackles (164 solo), eight tackles for loss, a sack for minus-three yards, four interceptions for 19 yards, two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles...set a school record with five blocked kicks...started all 11 games at SS as a junior in 2005 and recorded 92 tackles (64 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, three passes defensed and a fumble recovery...opened all 12 games at SS in 2004 as a sophomore...led the club with a career-high 96 tackles (58 solo)...added three tackles for loss, a sack for minus-three yards, an interception, five passes defensed and two forced fumbles...also blocked four kicks, setting a single-season school record...earned second-team All-Big Ten honors ... Saw action in 13 games with 12 starts as a true freshman in 2003 and earned second-team All-Big 10 honors from The Sporting News...majored in Sociology at Purdue.

PERSONAL: Selected first-team All-Indiana as a senior at South Side High School in Ft. Wayne...had 111 tackles, two interceptions and 13 forced fumbles...also caught 14 passes for 173 yards with two touchdowns as a senior...also participated in basketball and track...established the “Pollard’s Helping Hands Foundation,” focusing on feeding the hungry of the urban core...served as a spokesperson for the annual “Hooked on Books” campaign, sponsored by the Junior League of Kansas City...born Bernard Karmell Pollard...he and his wife, Meghan, have a son, Jaylen.

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