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  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans free safety Kendrick Lewis and nose tackle Jerrell Powe at the Verizon Stadium Store, 8505 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77025.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Oct. 28, 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. 28, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 2404 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098.

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  • 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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  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 12:00 PM CST Eagles at Texans The Texans host the Eagles.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST Taste of the Texans presented by BP

    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 Ambassador and former linebacker Danny Clark 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
  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    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!

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James Ferentz
C #78
Height:
6-2
Weight:
285
College:
Iowa
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Three-year starter at center who made 38 consecutive starts
• Invited to compete at the East-West Shrine Game following the 2012 season

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Three-year starter at center who made 38 consecutive starts
• Invited to compete at the East-West Shrine Game following the 2012 season

2012 
• Second team All-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by league media
• Third team All-Big Ten by CollegeSportsMadness.com
• Named to Rimington Trophy preseason Watch List for second straight season
• Started all 12 games at center

2011
• Honorable mention all-Big Ten by both league coaches and media
• Started at center in all 13 games
• Named to Rimington Trophy preseason Watch List

2010
• Started every game at center

2009
• Saw first action of career in 35-3 win at Iowa State as offense gained 426 yards total offense

2008
• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended  Iowa City High School
• First team all-state as a junior and senior
• Played both offense and defense throughout prep career
• Helped prep team advance to state playoffs for three straight seasons
• Lettered for four years in wrestling

PERSONAL
• James Ferentz
• Born June 5, 1989
• Son of Mary and Kirk Ferentz
• Father Kirk Ferentz is Iowa’s head football coach
• Brother, Brian, is an offensive line coach at Iowa after working as New England’s tight end coach in 2011

 

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