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    Friday, October 31
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 23802 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy, TX  77494
    Proudly wear your Battle Red Texans gear to get a FREE corn dog (1/person) for this hour at this location

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures, as well as Battle Red Halloween candy

  • Sat., Nov. 01, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP

    A nearly century old college football rivalry returns to NRG Stadium on Saturday, November 1st  as the SFA Lumberjacks take on the Sam Houston Bearkats in the Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP. Seats start at just $15.

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    Wine and dine with the Houston Texans players, Cheerleaders and Ambassadors at the sixth annual Taste of the Texans presented by BP, Monday, November 3rd in NRG Stadium. 

    Fans can sample signature dishes from more than 25 of Houston’s finest restaurants.  Proceeds benefit The Houston Texans Foundation, Houston Methodist and the Houston Food Bank. 

    Be sure to secure your tickets today at HoustonTexans.com.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans Ambassadors Danny Clark and J.J. Moses at the Verizon Cinco Ranch Store, 6645 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
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    Meet Texans center Chris Myers and guard Xavier Su’a-Filo at the Verizon I-10 East Store, 13740 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

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  • Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, November 14
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77025
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos for this hour at this location
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures
    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

Team

Darryl Sharpton
ILB #51
Height:
5-11
Weight:
235
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 47 176 117 59 1 0 4 1 0 -2 -- 0
2014 CHI 5 15 10 5 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 15 87 56 31 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 7 28 16 12 0 -- 2 1 0 -2 -2 -2
2011 HOU 8 12 12 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 12 34 23 11 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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TWITTER: @DARRYLSHARPTON

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...signed by Texans on June 11, 2010...placed on injured reerve with a quadriceps injury on Nov. 2, 2011...placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list with a hip injury on Aug. 27, 2012...activated from PUP by Texans on Nov. 17, 2012...placed by Texans on injured reserve with a hip injury on Jan. 1, 2013.

2012 (Houston 7/6):
Finished with 39 tackles (18 solo), one interception and a fumble recovery in seven games.
Placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list (8/26)
Activated off of PUP on to active roster (11/17)
Made his season debut vs. Jacksonville (11/18), collecting seven tackles (four solo)
Recovered his first career fumble and had a career-high 13 tackles (five solo) at Detroit (11/22)
Registered his first career interception and had seven tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/2)
Made six tackles (two solo) at New England (12/10)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Had two tackles vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Registered one tackle and pass defensed at Indianapolis (12/30)
Placed on injured reserve (1/1/13)

TWITTER: @DARRYLSHARPTON

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft...signed by Texans on June 11, 2010...placed on injured reerve on Nov. 2, 2011.

2012 (Houston 7/6):
Finished with 39 tackles (18 solo), one interception and a fumble recovery in seven games.
Placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list (8/26)
Activated off of PUP on to active roster (11/17)
Made his season debut vs. Jacksonville (11/18), collecting seven tackles (four solo)
Recovered his first career fumble and had a career-high 13 tackles (five solo) at Detroit (11/22)
Registered his first career interception and had seven tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/2)
Made six tackles (two solo) at New England (12/10)
Recorded three tackles (two solo) vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Had two tackles vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Registered one tackle and pass defensed at Indianapolis (12/30)
Placed on injured reserve (1/1/13)

2011 (Houston 8/0):
Made a season-high three solo tackles in the season opener vs. Indianapolis (9/11)
Had two solo tackles vs. Oakland (10/9), at Baltimore (10/16) and at Tennessee (10/23)
Placed on injured reserve after suffering an injury to his quadricep vs. Jacksonville (11/2)

2010 (Houston 12/6):
Saw action in 12 games with six starts; five at weakside linebacker and one at middle linebacker
Made 21 tackles (13 solo) in his rookie campaign along with one sack
Saw action on special teams where he led the squad with two tackles vs. San Diego (11/7)
Made his first start of his professional career at weakside linebacker and made five tackles (three solo) including two for a loss and two special teams tackles at New York Jets (11/21)
Recorded six tackles (three solo) including the first sack of his NFL career vs. Baltimore (12/13)
Started his fifth straight game at weakside linebacker and made five tackles (three solo) at Tennessee (12/19)
Notched his first start at middle linebacker and made five tackles (four solo) at Denver (12/26)
Placed on injured reserve (12/29) after injuring his shoulder at Denver (12/26)

COLLEGE:
Started 30-of-52 games at Miami, including 18 at middle linebacker, nine at strongside linebacker and three at weakside linebacker
Recorded 255 tackles (154 solo) that included 2.5 sacks for minus-24 yards and 27 stops for losses totaling 75 yards
Caused and recovered a fumble, deflected nine passes, fielded six short kickoffs for 40 yards and had a 73-yard interception return for a touchdown
Started 12-of-13 games as a senior and led the team with a career-high 106 tackles (65 solo) as well as a forced fumble, three passes defensed and an interception which he returned for a 73-yard touchdown
Started nine games as a junior and finished fourth on the team with 58 tackles (33 solo) that included 1.5 sacks for minus-14 yards and six stops for losses of 24 yards; recovered a fumble and broke up two passes
Played in 11 games as a sophomore and ranked sixth on the team with 46 tackles (30 solo), adding one stop for a 12-yard loss
Named third-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News and College Football News in 2006 and was selected to The Sporting News ACC All-Freshman team
Received a medical hardship waiver in 2005
Graduated with a degree in finance

PERSONAL:
Played both offense and defense throughout his career at Coral Gables (Fla.) High School, and also returned kickoffs and blocked four punts
As a senior in 2004, he finished with 96 tackles (three for loss), two interceptions and four blocked punts
Selected to play in the Cali/Florida Bowl, but declined the invitation
As a junior, recorded 110 tackles and one interception for a touchdown
Ranked as the nation’s 28th best outside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com and was chosen All-Dade County while ranking as the 10th-best prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald
Was in his school’s International Baccalaureate Program
Presently enrolled in post-graduate school at Miami

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    Posted Feb 27, 2013

    Linebacker Darryl Sharpton joined children from the Houston Texans YMCA to tour the African-American Library at the Gregory School. The community event was part of a celebration of Black History Month.

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    (1:27) Posted Feb 27, 2013

    Inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton took a timeout from a community event to share how his hip injury rehab is going, his plans for the offseason and more.

  • Sharpton picks off Locker

    (00:28) Posted Dec 2, 2012

    Linebacker Darryl Sharpton sealed a Houston Texans' win at Tennessee with an interception in the fourth quarter.