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    Meet current Texans Ambassador (former Texans linebacker #55) Danny Clark at the Verizon Clear Lake Store, 19222 Gulf Freeway, Suite A, Friendswood, TX 77546.

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    Thursday, October 9

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 14129 Memorial, Houston, TX 77079

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

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    Meet Texans kicker Randy Bullock and deep snapper Jon Weeks at the Verizon Sugar Land Store, 2109 Highway 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478.

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  • Tue., Oct. 14, 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
  • Tue., Oct. 14, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans tight end Garrett Graham and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 10414 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77034

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Team

Donnie Jones
P #5
Height:
6-2
Weight:
221
College:
LSU
Experience:
9
Punting
YearTeamGPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIN 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 154 838 38,095 32,957 80 45.5 39.3 4 67 127 267 69 145 430 3,758 5
2014 PHI 4 20 885 760 61 44.3 38 0 1 2 8 1 4 12 105 0
2013 PHI 16 82 3,681 3,358 70 44.9 40.5 1 9 18 33 5 22 28 223 1
2012 HOU 16 88 4,150 3,567 66 47.2 40.5 0 10 10 28 5 15 48 483 1
2011 STL 16 105 4,652 3,920 65 44.3 37 1 9 14 29 9 28 45 552 2
2010 STL 16 94 4,276 3,761 63 45.5 40 0 6 18 32 4 21 45 435 1
2009 STL 16 90 4,212 3,752 63 46.8 41.7 0 13 14 34 10 12 41 260 0
2008 STL 16 82 4,100 3,370 68 50 41.1 0 4 7 20 7 7 57 590 0
2007 STL 16 78 3,684 3,067 80 47.2 39.3 0 5 8 18 9 8 48 437 0
2006 MIA 16 85 3,640 3,073 64 42.8 35.7 1 5 11 28 10 10 49 367 0
2005 MIA 16 88 3,827 3,460 63 43.5 39.3 0 4 17 31 7 14 46 227 0
2004 SEA 6 26 988 869 51 38 32.2 1 1 8 6 2 4 11 79 0
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 154 4 230 0 57.5 0 0 4 -- 0 0 0
2014 PHI 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 1 58 0 58 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2011 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 1 63 0 63 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2008 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIA 16 1 55 0 55 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2004 SEA 6 1 54 0 54 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 154 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 PHI 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 STL 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIA 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIA 16 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 6 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 154 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2014 PHI 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 16 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 39.6
2007 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 154 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 PHI 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIA 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 MIA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SEA 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 154 3 0 9 3 0.1 0 9 0 -- 0 0 1
2014 PHI 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 16 1 0.1 9 9 0.6 0 9 0 -- 0 0 0
2010 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIA 16 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1
2005 MIA 16 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2004 SEA 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round (224th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft...signed to the practice squad by Seattle on Sept. 7, 2004...Signed to the active roster from practice squad on Oct. 15, 2004...signed by Seattle the the practice squad on Oct. 21, 2004...signed to the active roster on Oct. 23, 2004...Signed by Seattle to the practice squad on Oct. 27, 2004...signed to active roster on Oct. 30, 2004...Signed by Seattle to the pracice squad on Nov. 25, 2004...claimed off waivers by Miami Dolphins on July 25, 2005...signed by Dolphins to practice squad on Sept. 5, 2005...signed to the Dolphins active roster on Sept. 10, 2005...signed as a free agent by St. Louis Rams on April 25, 2007...signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans on March 30, 2012.

HONORS:
Associated Press Second-Team All-Pro (2008, 2009)
USA Today All-Joe Team (2008)

CAREER:
Has played in 119 career games and averaged 45.3 yards on 648 career punts
Career net punting average is 38.8 yards
Has placed 198 punts inside the 20 and has a career long of 80 yards
50.0-yard gross average in 2008 ranked second in NFL history
Career gross average of 45.3 yards ties for fourth in NFL history (minimum of 250 punts)

2011 (St. Louis 16/0):
Played all 16 games for the Rams, punting 105 times for 4,652 yards and an average of 44.3 yards per punt
Recorded one special teams tackle and punted eight times for a 46.5-yard average vs. Baltimore (9/25)
Punted eight times for 360 yards for 45.0 yards and a season-long of 65 yards vs. Washington (10/2)
Punted five times for 236 yards, a 47.2-yard average and 42.0-yard net and a long of 64 yards at Cleveland (11/13)
Punted 10 times for a 44.1-yard average and 34.7-yard net and making one special teams tackle vs. Seattle (11/20)
Broke Dale Hatcher’s record for career punts, punting seven times vs. Cincinnati (12/18) to give him 436 as a Ram
Punted six times for 304 yards, a 50.7-yard average for his best single-game performance this season vs. San Francisco (1/1/12)

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round (224th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft...signed to the practice squad by Seattle on Sept. 7, 2004...Signed to the active roster from practice squad on Oct. 15, 2004...signed by Seattle the the practice squad on Oct. 21, 2004...signed to the active roster on Oct. 23, 2004...Signed by Seattle to the practice squad on Oct. 27, 2004...signed to active roster on Oct. 30, 2004...Signed by Seattle to the pracice squad on Nov. 25, 2004...claimed off waivers by Miami Dolphins on July 25, 2005...signed by Dolphins to practice squad on Sept. 5, 2005...signed to the Dolphins active roster on Sept. 10, 2005...signed as a free agent by St. Louis Rams on April 25, 2007...signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans on March 30, 2012.

HONORS:
Associated Press Second-Team All-Pro (2008, 2009)
USA Today All-Joe Team (2008)

CAREER:
Has played in 119 career games and averaged 45.3 yards on 648 career punts
Career net punting average is 38.8 yards
Has placed 198 punts inside the 20 and has a career long of 80 yards
50.0-yard gross average in 2008 ranked second in NFL history
Career gross average of 45.3 yards ties for fourth in NFL history (minimum of 250 punts)

2011 (St. Louis 16/0):
Played all 16 games for the Rams, punting 105 times for 4,652 yards and an average of 44.3 yards per punt
Recorded one special teams tackle and punted eight times for a 46.5-yard average vs. Baltimore (9/25)
Punted eight times for 360 yards for 45.0 yards and a season-long of 65 yards vs. Washington (10/2)
Punted five times for 236 yards, a 47.2-yard average and 42.0-yard net and a long of 64 yards at Cleveland (11/13)
Punted 10 times for a 44.1-yard average and 34.7-yard net and making one special teams tackle vs. Seattle (11/20)
Broke Dale Hatcher’s record for career punts, punting seven times vs. Cincinnati (12/18) to give him 436 as a Ram
Punted six times for 304 yards, a 50.7-yard average for his best single-game performance this season vs. San Francisco (1/1/12)

2010 (St. Louis 16/0): 
Named an alternate to the Pro Bowl after finishing eight in the NFL (fourth in the NFC) with a gross punting average of 45.5 yards
Ranked third in the NFL (second in the NFC) in net punting average (40.0)
Punted 94 times for 4,276 yards with 32 inside the 20-yard line, fifth most in the NFL, and a long of 63 yards
Punted a season-high 10 times for a 43.7 average and didn’t allow a single punt to be returned at San Francisco (11/14)
Only punter in the NFL this season to produce a game with 0 return yards on nine or more punts

2009 (St. Louis 16/0):
Second-team All-Pro selection by the Associated Press for the second consecutive year after finishing the season with a career-high 34 punts inside the 20
His 34 punts inside the 20 are a Rams’ single-season franchise record (since 1976), surpassing Dale Hatcher’s 32 punts inside the 20 established in 1985
Finished the season with a career-high 90 punts and 4,212 yards and his 46.8-yard average is the third-highest of his career and the third-highest in Rams history
Recorded a 41.7-yard net average, the top mark in his career
His 48.0-yard career gross average is the top mark in franchise history, surpassing the previous team-high of 44.3 yards established by Danny Villanueva from 1961-64
Punted eight times for 406 yards and a 50.8-yard gross average and placed two punts inside the 20 at Seattle (9/13)
Registered a 56.3-yard average, breaking his own single-game franchise record for gross punting average vs. Arizona (11/22)
Punted seven times for an average of  45.3 yards at Chicago (12/6), including  a career-high six punts inside the 20-yard line, the most in franchise history
Punted five times for 246 yards (49.2-yard average) at Arizona (12/27), including four of punts placed inside the 20-yard line, giving him a career-high 32 inside the 20 for the year
 Recorded career highs with 11 punts for 551 yards vs. San Francisco (1/3/10)

2008 (St. Louis 16/0):
Second-team All-Pro selection by the Associated Press, finishing the season with a 50.0-yard gross average, registering 4,100 yards on 82 punts
Average stands as the Rams franchise record for a single season, breaking his previous mark of 47.2 set in 2007
Became only the second player in NFL history to record a 50.0-yard gross punting average, joining Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh who averaged 51.4 yards (1,799 yards on 35 punts) in 1940
Had nine games with at least a 50-yard average and posted a 41.1-yard net average, second highest in NFL history, and became the only player in NFL history to have a 50.0-yard gross average and a 40.0-plus yard net average
Finished the season leading the NFL in gross punting average, second in the NFL in net punting average
Named to USA Today’s All-Joe team
Punted 10 times for 485 yards for a 48.5-yard average, setting a career high in yards and tying a career high in punts at Philadelphia (9/7)
Punted six times for 334 yards and a 55.7-yard average and recorded one special teams tackle vs. the New York Giants (9/14)
Punted four times for 218 yards at Seattle (9/21) and a 54.5-yard average and a net average of 49.5 yards, which is the highest in Rams history
Punted five times for a career-high 56.2-yard average vs. Buffalo (9/28), the highest single-game punting average in Rams history, breaking his own record set in 2007

2007 (St. Louis 16/0): 
Established then highest punting average for a single season in Rams’ history, punting 78 times for a 47.2-yard punting average breaking Danny Villanueva’s record 45.5-yard punting average set in 1962
Net average of 39.3 yards was the best in Rams’ history since 1970
Finished the season ranked second in the NFC, third in the NFL in punting average and ranked second in the NFC, fourth in the NFL in net punting average
Punted four times for a 56.0-yard average, then the highest single-game punting average in Rams history vs. Arizona (10/7)
Punted six times for a 52.3-yard average with long punt of 80 yards marked a career-best at Seattle (10/21)

2006 (Miami 16/0): 
Played in all 16 games for the Dolphins, punting 85 times for 3,640 yards for a 42.8-yard average and 35.7-yard net average with a career-long 64-yard punt and 28 punts inside the 20
Produced then career-high 52.7-yard average on six punts for 316 yards with two punts inside the 20 and a long of 61 yards vs. Tennessee (9/24)
Punted a season-high eight times for 46.1-yard average with 39.8-yard net average at Buffalo (12/17)
Totaled career-high 10 punts for 427 yards with a long of 52 yards and two punts inside the 20 vs. the New York Jets (12/25)

2005 (Miami 16/0):
Played in all 16 games in his first season with the Dolphins, punting 88 times for a 43.5-yard average, and NFL-leading and Dolphins single-season record net average of 39.3 yards
31 punts inside the 20 ranked second in the AFC and was a Dolphins’ single-season record
Produced a four-game stretch, beginning vs. Carolina (9/25) and ending vs. Kansas City (10/21), in which he had a net average of 40.0 yards or better
Punted eight times for a 45.9-yard average with a net of 43.5 yards and connected on a 60-yard punt for the first time in career vs. Kansas City (10/21)
Averaged 51.3 yards on four punts and produced a  season-high 47.0-yard net average, with three punts inside the 20 at Oakland (11/27)
Totaled a then career-high nine punts and hit a then career-long 63-yard punt vs. Tennessee (12/24)

2004 (Seattle 7/0):
Played in seven games with the Seahawks in between stints on the practice squad
Punted 26 times for a 38.0-yard gross average with a net of 32.2, six punts inside the 20 and two touchbacks
Punted three times for a 49.3-yard gross average and a net of 42.7 yards at St. Louis (11/14)

COLLEGE: 
Played in 49 games during four-year career at LSU, setting school records with 233 punts for 9,798 yards
42.0 yard punting average ranks second in school history
Placed 69 punts inside the 20 for the Tigers during career
Hit a school-record 86-yard punt against Kentucky in his junior year

PERSONAL: 
Earned All-State and All-District honors as a senior at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, La.
Averaged 43.4 yards on team that reached Class 5A semifinals
Married to Aubrie with two children, son, Weston and daughter, Addison

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