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  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Sonic Drive-In

    Friday, September 5
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE All-American Hot Dog (1/person) for this hour at this location
    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Go Texan Store

    Friday, September 5
    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

    Stop by for a 20% discount on white gear for this hour in preparation for Liberty White Out on Sept. 7

    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT “Player Inspired: Kareem Jackson Fly Guy” Apparel Line Launch Party

    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT 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
  • Fri., Sep. 12, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappadeaux

    Friday, September 12

    Noon-1pm – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 13080 NW Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup of Shrimp Gumbo (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.
  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT 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
  • Fri., Sep. 19, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, September 19

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 2715 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX 77056

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

  • Tue., Sep. 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT 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

Team

Derek Newton
T #75
Height:
6-6
Weight:
313
Age:
26
College:
Arkansas State
Hometown:
Utica, Miss.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

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3
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3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 44 30
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.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Has played in 44 regular season games with 30 starts at right tackles since being drafted by the Texans in the seventh round in 2011
Has started two of the four playoff games he has appeared in at right tackle
Took over as the full-time starter at right tackle in 2012

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)

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.

HONORS:
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Has played in 44 regular season games with 30 starts at right tackles since being drafted by the Texans in the seventh round in 2011
Has started two of the four playoff games he has appeared in at right tackle
Took over as the full-time starter at right tackle in 2012

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):
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):
Played in 14 games 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-Sun Belt 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, the third most in the conference
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

Newton’s Career Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 14/0; Totals: 14/0

Newton’s Career Playoff Statistics
Games/Starts: 2011: 2/0; Totals: 2/0

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