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Team

Derek Newton
T #72
Height:
6-6
Weight:
315
Age:
30
College:
Arkansas State
Hometown:
Utica, Miss.
Experience:
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 82 68
2016 HOU 6 6
2015 HOU 16 16
2014 HOU 16 16
2013 HOU 16 16
2012 HOU 14 14
2011 HOU 14 0

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TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011...Re-signed with Texans on March 9, 2015.

TWITTER: @D_Newt75

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (214th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on July 31, 2011...Re-signed with Texans on March 9, 2015.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)
Has blocked for three 1,000-yard performances

CAREER:
Started 56 consecutive games from 2012-16, which was the fifth-longest active streak among NFL offensive tackles
Has played left tackle, right tackle, left guard, and right guard in his career
Owns four career playoff appearances at right tackle (two starts)
Took over as the full-time starter at right tackle in 2012

2016 (Houston 6/6, 0/0):
Started the season opener at right tackle and helped pave the way for RB Lamar Miller’s 106-yard rushing performance vs. Chicago (9/11)
Started at right tackle vs. Kansas City (9/18) in Week 2, at New England (9/22) in Week 3 and vs. Tennessee (10/2) in Week 4
Opened at right tackle at Minnesota (10/9) in Week 5 but played most of the second half at right guard
Active but did not play in Week 6 vs. Indianapolis (10/16) with an injury, snapping a streak of 56 consecutive starts
Returned to his starting right tackle post at Denver (10/24) in Week 7 but left in the second quarter with an injury and did not return
Placed on the Reserve/Injured List on Oct. 26

2015 (Houston 16/16, 1/1):
Started at right tackle vs. Kansas City (9/13)
Started at left guard at Carolina (9/20)
Started at right tackle in Weeks 3-5 and Weeks 10-17
Started at right guard in Weeks 6-7
Played right and left tackle in Week 8
Recovered a fumble in Week 14 vs. New England (12/13) and Week 15 at Indianapolis (12/20)
Started at right tackle in Wild Card Game vs. Kansas City (1/9/16)

2014 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games at right tackle for the second time in his career
Started at right tackle in Week 1 against Washington (9/7), Week 2 at Oakland (9/14), Week 3 at the New York Giants (9/21), Week 4 vs. Buffalo (9/28), Week 5 at Dallas (10/5), Week 6 vs. Indianapolis (10/9), Week 7 at Pittsburgh (10/20), Week 8 at Tennessee (10/29), Week 9 vs. Philadelphia (11/2), Week 11 at Cleveland (11/16), Week 12 vs. Cincinnati (11/23), Week 13 vs. Tennessee (11/30), Week 14 at Jacksonville (12/7) and Week 15 at Indianapolis (12/14)
Started at right tackle and moved inside to right guard vs. Baltimore (12/21) in Week 16 after Brandon Brooks left with an injury
Started at right tackle vs. Jacksonville (12/28) in Week 17

2013 (Houston 16/16):
Spent the offseason rehabilitating from patellar tendon surgery
Started all 16 games at right tackle for the first time in his career
Blocked for an offense that produced 449 yards at San Diego (9/9)
Helped pave the way for 172 yards on the ground vs. Tennessee (9/15)
Blocked for an offense that produced 476 yards vs. Seattle (9/29)
Blocked for an offense that produced a season-high 483 yards vs. Indianapolis
Helped pave the way for a ground game that produced a franchise-record four rushing touchdowns vs. New England (12/1)

2012 (Houston 14/14, 2/2):
Made the first start of his NFL career at right tackle in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for the Texans to rush for 216 yards and three touchdowns while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked at Jacksonville (9/17)
Helped provide protection for Schaub, enabling him to tie a career-high with four touchdown passes at Denver (9/23)
Helped Arian Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time in 2012 as he gained 111 yards on 24 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record with 653 yards of offense and tied the franchise scoring record with 43 points vs. Jacksonville (11/18) and put up another 501 yards at Detroit (11/22)
Inactive at Tennessee (12/2) and at New England (12/10)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Schaub to be sacked in the AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 90 yards in the AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 14/0, 2/0):
Played in 14 games, primarily on special teams, after being inactive for the first two games of the regular season
Made his professional debut blocking for a Neil Rackers field goal attempt in the first quarter at New Orleans (9/25)
Made his postseason debut and saw action on special teams in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)

COLLEGE:
Earned first-team All-Sun Belt accolades after starting all 12 games at right tackle in 2010
Garnered second-team All-SBC honors in 2009 and received the Gary Withrow Award, given to the Red Wolves’ most outstanding offensive lineman
Was the only lineman on the team to start every game in 2009 and helped lead the Red Wolves to 21 rushing touchdowns
Paved the way for three different ASU players rushing for over 100 yards in at least one game
Was part of ASU’s line that helped the offense gain its most yards of total offense (484) against an FBS opponent since the 2007 season
Redshirted in 2008
First Team All-State selection at Hinds Community College
Played in the Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game

PERSONAL:
Helped lead Hinds Agricultural High School to a 10-0 regular-season record as a senior, earning All-Metro and All-District honors
Named Most Improved Player as a senior

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