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  • Sat., Mar. 28, 2015 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleader Tryouts

    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

  • Fri., Apr. 10, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays: Jerry LeVias at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet former Houston Oilers wide receiver and current Houston Texans Ambassador, Jerry LeVias.  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., Apr. 11, 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
  • Sun., Apr. 12, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT First Down Dads Date with my Dad presented by ARAMARK

    Sign up now for the First Down Dads Date with my Dad event presented by ARAMARK on April 12! Dads & kids will spend the afternoon at the Houston Texans Grille with Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, and TORO! Register now at http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/first-down-dads.html!

  • Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

    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

  • Thu., Apr. 23, 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 with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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!

Team

Brooks Reed
OLB #58
Height:
6-3
Weight:
254
College:
Arizona
Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 60 169 118 51 14.5 0 10 1 0 5 -- 5
2014 HOU 16 41 25 16 3 -- 4 1 0 5 5 5
2013 HOU 16 56 43 13 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 12 27 19 8 2.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 16 45 31 14 6 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --

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TWITTER: @Brooksreed58

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

CAREER:
Started 39-of-44 career games, recording 173 tackles (101 solo),11.5 sacks, a forced fumbled and two fumble recoveries
Has 5.0 sacks in four career playoff games

2013 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games at strongside linebacker for the first time in his career and totaled career-highs of 87 tackles (48 solo) and nine tackles for loss to go along with six quarterback hits and 3.0 sacks
Recorded nine tackles (five solo) at Baltimore (9/22)
Recorded six tackles (four solo) and a sack vs. Seattle (9/29)
Tallied eight tackles (two solo) vs. St. Louis (10/13)
Notched a career-high 14 tackles (seven solo) at Arizona (11/10)
Made three solo tackles and a sack at Jacksonville (12/5)
Recorded his second-consecutive game with three solo tackles and a sack at Indianapolis (12/15)

TWITTER: @Brooksreed58

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011.

CAREER:
Started 39-of-44 career games, recording 173 tackles (101 solo),11.5 sacks, a forced fumbled and two fumble recoveries
Has 5.0 sacks in four career playoff games

2013 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games at strongside linebacker for the first time in his career and totaled career-highs of 87 tackles (48 solo) and nine tackles for loss to go along with six quarterback hits and 3.0 sacks
Recorded nine tackles (five solo) at Baltimore (9/22)
Recorded six tackles (four solo) and a sack vs. Seattle (9/29)
Tallied eight tackles (two solo) vs. St. Louis (10/13)
Notched a career-high 14 tackles (seven solo) at Arizona (11/10)
Made three solo tackles and a sack at Jacksonville (12/5)
Recorded his second-consecutive game with three solo tackles and a sack at Indianapolis (12/15)

2012 (Houston 12/12):
Started in all 12 games he played and recorded 42 tackles (23 solo), 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble
Started and made seven tackles (one solo) in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Recorded his first sack of the season to go along with three tackles (two solo) at Jacksonville (9/16)
Teamed with J.J. Watt to sack Peyton Manning in the first quarter at Denver (9/23)
Made three tackles (two solo) and defelected a pass vs. Tennessee (9/30)
Sacked Mark Sanchez while forcing a fumble at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made four tackles (three solo) vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Had four tackles (two solo) vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Suffered a groin injury at Detroit (11/22)
Inactive at for four games
Returned after missing three games and had four tackles vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Made three tackles and sacked Andy Dalton for no gain in the fourth quarter in the AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Had three tackles and half a sack in AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13).

2011 (Houston 16/10):
Made four tackles (three solo) filling in for an injured Mario Williams vs. Oakland (10/9)
Started his first NFL game, making six tackles (three solo) and a pass defensed at Baltimore (10/16)
Recorded his first career sack and finished with four solo tackles at Tennessee (10/23)
Made four tackles (three solo) and sacked Blaine Gabbert for a 7-yard loss vs. Jacksonville (10/30)
Sacked Colt McCoy twice as part of a five-tackle day vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Recorded a sack in his fourth consecutive game and knocked a Josh Freeman pass down at the line at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Recorded a sack in his fifth consecutive game as he brought Blaine Gabbert down for a 1-yard loss at Jacksonville (11/27)
Had five tackles (three solo) and pressured Matt Ryan twice vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Had three tackles (two solo) and recovered an Andy Dalton fumble to start the second half that set-up a come from behind victory at Cincinnati (12/11)
Made three solo tackles and recovered a fumble at Indianapolis (12/22)
Started in his postseason debut and finished with five tackles (three solo) and one sack for a loss of nine yards in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Recorded eight tackles (six solo), 2.5 sacks for a loss of 14 yards and one forced fumble in AFC Divisional Playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

COLLEGE:
Started 34-of-45 games, recording 114 tackles (61 solo), 17 sacks and 25 tackles for loss for his career; also forced four fumbles and deflected four pass attempts
Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors after starting all 13 games in his senior season with the Wildcats, tallying a career-best 47 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss along with two pass breakups and one forced fumble
Named to preseason watch lists for the Rotary Lombardi Award and the Ted Hendricks Award in 2009
Started 8-of-10 games, recording 23 tackles (19 solo), two sacks and five stops, contributing to a defensive unit that ranked fourth in the Pac 10 and 29th nationally in yards per game allowed (120.5)
Enjoyed a breakout season as a sophomore in 2008 when he started all 13 games at defensive end and garnered an All-Pac-10 honorable mention, as he delivered 38 tackles (26 solos) with 9.5 stops for losses for 59 yards and a team-high eight sacks for 57 yards and added three forced fumbles, a quarterback hurry and two pass deflections
Switched to defensive end in 2007 after opening the season contending for H-back duty
Saw action in the final nine games of the season as a backup defensive end and on special teams and delivered seven tackles (four solos) with one assisted sack for five yards
Redshirted in 2006

PERSONAL:
Majored in geography at Arizona
Attended Sabino High School (Tucson, Az), playing football for head coach Jay Campos
Helped the Sabercats to an 8-3 record as a junior in 2004 and earned first-team all-league, honorable mention all-state and Arizona Daily Star All-Southern Arizona honorable mention as a junior while rushing for 350 yards and seven touchdowns
Led the Sabercats to a 10-4 overall record as a senior in 2005 and earned Tucson Citizen first-team All-3A-4A and Arizona Daily Star first-team All-Southern Arizona while posting 38 tackles and three sacks from the defensive line as a senior
Earned SuperPrep All-America and All-West running back while gaining 377 yards and five touchdowns on 57 carries and 143 yards and one touchdown on 12 receptions as a senior
Arizona Football Coaches Association first-team All-State 4A and SuperPrep All-Farwest

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